Amelia is a corporate and transactional lawyer who specializes in M&A and strategic transactions. Over the course of her career, she has developed a depth of experience in private equity and venture capital transactions. She also has significant fund formation experience and has advised several startups and assisted with IPO readiness. Most recently she was the Global Head of the M&A, Venture Capital and Corporate Development Legal group at Cisco Systems Inc. In that role, she also had the Antitrust and Competition Law as well as the Acquisition Integration teams reporting to her. Prior to Cisco, she was the Head of M&A Legal for the Global Investment Bank at UBS. She began her career as an M&A associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP.