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Amber Walsh, Partner and Healthcare Department Chair at McGuireWoods LLP

The Scott Becker Private Equity Podcast

This episode features Amber Walsh, Partner and Healthcare Department Chair at McGuireWoods LLP. Here she discusses everything private equity. She dives into, lending, fundraising, PPE loans, investing, portfolio companies, and private equity backed healthcare organizations.

11mins

2 Oct 2020

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Amber Walsh, Partner and Healthcare Department Chair at McGuireWoods LLP

The Becker Group Women's Leadership Podcast

This episode features Amber Walsh, Partner and Healthcare Department Chair at McGuireWoods LLP. Here she discusses everything private equity. She dives into, lending, fundraising, PPE loans, investing, portfolio companies, and private equity backed healthcare organizations.

11mins

2 Oct 2020

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Amber Walsh: Women in Private Equity

Deal Talk with 7MA

In this episode of Deal Talk with 7MA host Ariail Siggins talks with Amber Walsh, a partner at McGuire Woods. Amber discusses women in private equity, the impact of getting more women involved, compares how men and women network, and the way work-life balance has changed now that women have more control in the boardroom. Amber leads a team of nearly 50 attorneys heading up McGuire Wood’s healthcare practice. During her career, Amber has primarily focused on private equity-backed health care; working for portfolio companies and investors. She also founded and leads McGuire Woods’ Women In Private Equity Initiative. Amber starts this episode off with how she founded McGuire Wood’s Women In Private Equity Initiative and the importance of having more women involved in private equity. (3:03) Ariail and Amber then discuss studies talking about the differences in how men and women network. (11:17) After founding McGuire Wood’s Women In Private Equity Initiative, Amber talks about the change she would love to see come out of initiative over the next five years. (17:41) Women’s role in private equity is changing. Amber discusses this change and talks about the most impactful relationships she’s developed in her career. (20:19) Amber then wraps up this episode with a discussion on the evolution of work-life balance over the past ten years as women have become increasingly involved in boardroom decision-making. (26:16) For more information on the Women In Private Equity Initiative, visit https://www.mcguirewoods.com/services/industries/Private-Equity/Women-Private-Equity or email Amber at awalsh@mcguirewoods.com.Quotes:On the real difference in how men and women network: “So men tend to make networks that are broader, but shallower, and more transactional focused… women, by contrast, tend to form longer, smaller, and deeper network that are based more on trust then on transaction, and often don't use them as effectively to accomplish goals.” (12:25) On the importance of not overlooking men as possible mentors for women in the workplace: “Men who actually care about elevating women, men who focus on working with their most talented colleagues in whatever way they need to work to get the job done and retain that talent, those are incredibly important mentors.” (23:16)Links mentioned in this episode: Harvard Study on differences in how men and women network LeanIn.org Helen Fisher, Ph.D., biological anthropologist at Rutgers University Kellogg study about when women start to network like men Preqin 2019 Study on Women in Private EquityConnect with us:Our website: www.7mileadvisors.com Follow us on Twitter, Google +, LinkedIn, and YouTube Have topics you want to hear about? Email Ariail with your suggestions or questions at ariail@7mileadvisors.com Subscribe to Deal Talk with 7MA on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spotify, or Google Podcasts Deal Talk with 7MA, a bi-weekly podcast by 7 Mile Advisors that aims to give listeners a look behind the curtain of the middle market Mergers & Acquisitions world. 7 Mile Advisors is a middle-market M&A firm based out of Charlotte, NC that provide investment Banking services and advise on mergers, acquisitions, and private capital transactions around the globe.

35mins

27 May 2019

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Becker Group Women’s Leadership 15 Minute Podcast: Episode 2 – Amber Walsh

Becker Group Business of Law Podcast

Amber Walsh is the first female national chair of the McGuireWoods HealthCare Practice. She has also built a large national practice around private equity funds and healthcare companies. In this episode she talks bout leadership, inspiring leaders, and the firm’s Women in Private Equity Series. Amber is an outstanding leader.

11mins

10 Feb 2019

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Becker Group Women’s Leadership 15 Minute Podcast: Episode 2 – Amber Walsh

The Becker Group Women's Leadership Podcast

Amber Walsh is the first female national chair of the McGuireWoods HealthCare Practice. She has also built a large national practice around private equity funds and healthcare companies. In this episode she talks bout leadership, inspiring leaders, and the firm’s Women in Private Equity Series. Amber is an outstanding leader.

11mins

10 Feb 2019

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Becker Group Women’s Leadership 15 Minute Podcast: Episode 2 – Amber Walsh

Becker Group Podcast Series

Amber Walsh is the first female national chair of the McGuireWoods HealthCare Practice. She has also built a large national practice around private equity funds and healthcare companies. In this episode she talks bout leadership, inspiring leaders, and the firm’s Women in Private Equity Series. Amber is an outstanding leader.

11mins

10 Feb 2019