Yvette Teofan is a corporate lawyer focusing on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Sterlington, Yvette was a partner at Cleary Gottlieb working in their New York and Paris offices for 22 years in M&A matters, representing purchasers and sellers in billions of dollars of U.S. and cross-border private company sales. She also worked on fund formation and conduit fund formation of private equity funds with billions of dollars of capital commitments and also represented corporations in the creation of joint ventures in the areas of electronic trading platforms, video streaming services, manufacturing, and refining. Yvette earned a J.D. from Yale Law School where she served as an editor of the law review, and a B.A. in international relations from Stanford University.