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Samantha Favela


Samantha Favela is an associate in the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions practices. 
She focuses her practice on domestic and international M&A transactions, divestitures, corporate governance, and private equity.


Representative matters

TV Ammo, Inc. in its $1.21 billion business combination with Breeze Holdings Acquisition Corp., a SPAC.

Aeries Technology, as a subsidiary of Aark Singapore Pte. Ltd, in Aark Singapore's combination with Worldwide Webb Acquisition Corp.

Great Elm Group, Inc. in the sale of its majority equity interest in its durable medical equipment business, Great Elm Healthcare, LLC, to Quipt Home Medical Corp.

Great Elm Capital Corp. in its joint venture Great Elm Healthcare Finance, LLC with Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC.



Attorney-at-Law, Texas


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law J.D., cum laude

Senior Notes Editor, SMU Science and Technology Law Review

Dean's Scholarship

The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Journalism, highest honors

Bachelor of Science in Advertising, highest honors

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.