Ellen Santos

Career Associate

New York Office

Ellen Santos is a Career Associate in the New York office and a member of Orrick’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Group.

Ellen advises public and private companies on a variety of transactional matters, including formation and organizational matters, buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, and internal reorganization, refinancing, restructuring, and private investment transactions.

Ellen began her legal career at Lowenstein Sandler as a corporate associate in the M&A and Capital Markets groups. She also completed a one-year secondment at Prudential Financial as a member of the Financial Management Law Group, handling a broad range of general corporate matters, including M&A and financing transactions, intercompany financing arrangements, and international securities registration filings. She additionally served as a senior corporate associate with two regional law firms prior to joining Orrick.

In addition to practicing law, Ellen is passionate about advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and participates in several mentorship programs with a variety of bar associations and community-based advocacy groups.