Our partner Effie Vasilopoulos was named to “IFLR Women Leaders 2020” list. The list recognizes the elite cohort of the leading female transactional professionals in local markets globally.
Read Effie’s Q&A on her thoughts on the challenges women and mothers in the legal profession have faced through the majority of her career, improvements in the last five years and how clients can play a role in improving diversity at law firms.
Effie is a member of Sidley’s Executive Committee and a co-leader of the global Investment Funds group. She focuses on investment fund formation transactions, particularly the development of innovative investment fund structures and financial products, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, credit and hedge fund arrangements.
Effie has been recognized as a leading authority in the private fund area in Asia for many years by Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Profiles, and the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. Euromoney Legal Media Group, 100 Women in Finance and IFLR1000 Asia Best Lawyers have each conferred industry leadership awards, in recognition of her leadership and achievement in the fund management industry in Asia over many years. She has also been listed by Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides as one of the world’s leading lawyers for investment funds.