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Carolyn Slauson Ali

Senior Associate

Carolyn focuses on equity transactions and has extensive experience advising issuers, selling shareholders and financial institutions on a wide range of equity investments and capital markets transactions.

She is a member of the firm's Growth Capital committee, which advises both high growth companies and investors on the full life cycle of investment activity. She began her practice in the Silicon Valley and consequently she has extensive experience acting for corporates on private financings and U.S. registered securities offerings, in particular on IPOs for technology and life science companies.

Carolyn graduated from Stanford Law School where she served as a graduate student representative on the Advisory Panel on Investment Responsibility and Licensing, which advised the Board of Trustees on ESG, human rights and other corporate social responsibility considerations relating to its investment portfolio for the university’s endowment. Prior to law school Carolyn obtained an MSc from the University of Oxford.

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.