Barbara Becker ’88 is a corporate lawyer in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she co-chairs the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. She is also a member of the firm-wide Executive Committee and chair of the firm-wide Diversity Committee. As an M&A lawyer, her clients come from the consumer/retail, healthcare, technology, and industrial industries. Barbara received her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and her JD from NYU School of Law. In addition to being named one of New York Law Journal’s “Top Women in Law” in 2016, Becker was also listed as one of The National Law Journal’s “Outstanding Women Lawyers” in 2015 and a “Top Female Deal Maker” by Law360 in 2011.