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Dawn Belt and Larissa Neumann Honored as Silicon Valley Business Journal 2017 Women of Influence

Mountain View, CA (May 30, 2017) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that the Silicon Valley Business Journal has named corporate partner Dawn Belt and tax partner Larissa Neumann to its 2017 Silicon Valley Women of Influence list. The list recognizes women in business who are having a major impact in the community.

Dawn Belt: A Go-To Adviser on a Broad Range of Corporate and Complex Transactional Matters
The Journal recognized Belt’s work for leading technology companies including Facebook, Dropbox, ServiceNow, BuzzFeed and GoPro on a variety of corporate transactional matters, from startup counseling and financings to public offerings and corporate governance.

“In addition to her client-facing legal practice, a large part of her job is to help build her firm and community, particularly through recruiting, process improvement and mentorship,” the Journal reported.

In her interview with the Journal, Belt also provided insight into her career path that led her to Fenwick.

Belt’s full profile is available through the Silicon Valley Business Journal website (subscription required).

Larissa Neumann: Prominent Tax Lawyer Assisting Clients With Global Matters
With an emphasis on international transactions, Neumann earned recognition for representing well-known companies in their tax matters around the world. Some of the companies noted in the profile include Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Estee Lauder, Dropbox and QLogic.

Specializing in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and transfer pricing issues, Neumann was previously named to the publication’s 40 Under 40 list.

Neumann also provides pro bono help to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Project Include, the Nature Conservancy, Kiva and Aspire University, the Journal reported.

Neumann’s full profile is available through the Silicon Valley Business Journal website (subscription required).

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