DLA Piper partner Poonam Kumar named to Minnesota Lawyer’s 2023 Top Women in Law list
DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Poonam Kumar, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, was named to Minnesota Lawyer’s 2023 Top Women in Law list honoring “the outstanding achievements of women in the legal community in Minnesota.”
Kumar was recognized for the success of her corporate practice, as well as her leadership in the legal and business communities. She currently serves as president of Minnesota Women Lawyers, an association of more than 1,200 attorneys, judges, law students and legal employers dedicated to advancing the success of women attorneys, and as a member of the advisory board for the Twin Cities South Asian Women’s Network. Within DLA Piper, she serves as a partner delegate for the North American Pro Bono Committee and Leadership Alliance for Women (LAW) resource group.
In her practice, Kumar works on a wide variety of cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, as well as general corporate and commercial law matters. She regularly leads large, multi-jurisdictional teams to assist clients in structuring, negotiating, implementing and closing complex international transactions. Her practice encompasses a wide variety of sectors, with a particular emphasis on transactions in the energy, manufacturing and financial services industries.