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Power Lawyers 2011

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    Corporate
    Ruth Fisher
    Ruth Fisher
    Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

    As part of one of the year's biggest transactions, Fisher repped Vivendi in the $5.8 billion sale of its 20 percent interest in NBCUniversal to General Electric, which paved the way for Comcast's January acquisition of NBCU. "It was one of those transformative deals," she says. Fisher also represented online video game developer and publisher Riot Games in the majority stake acquisition of the company by Tencent Holdings Limited. Though Fisher works in a buttoned-down segment of Hollywood law, she's always up for an adventure. This summer she traveled with her family to the Arctic Circle for six days on a National Geographic cruise. "I have two teenage boys -- we like to do stuff that takes us outside of L.A.," she says. "I think the Arctic Circle does that."

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