Lauren Springer


Lauren Springer
Lauren Springer is an associate in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and based in the Firm’s New York office. She represents clients in the licensing, acquisition, divestiture, development and commercial exploitation of intellectual property. Her practice focuses on the representation of clients in standalone intellectual property transactions and the intellectual property and technology aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Springer participates in the representation of clients in a variety of industries, including technology companies, particularly in the computer (hardware and software), Internet, media and entertainment, consumer products, semiconductor and pharmaceutical industries.

Ms. Springer has participated in the IP and technology representation of:

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated in its $800 million acquisition of Fotolia LLC.
  • Atos S.E. in its $1.1 billion acquisition of the information technology outsourcing business of Xerox Corporation.
  • G&K Services, Inc. in its $2.2 billion merger with Cintas Corporation.
  • General Electric Capital Corporation in its $32 billion sale of its global Commercial Distribution Finance, North American Vendor Finance and North American Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo & Co.; and in its $6.9 billion sale of its United States, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand fleet businesses to Element Financial Corporation.
  • JAB Holding Company, as leader of an investment group, in that group's $13.9 billion take private of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • OMERS Private Equity, together with Harvest Partners, in the approximately $1 billion take-private acquisition of Epiq Systems, Inc. and its combination with Document Technologies Inc.
  • QLT Inc. in its acquisition of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and in its minority investment in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Plc.
  • Sanofi in its pending $25 billion exchange of Merial, its animal health business, for the consumer healthcare business of Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners and inVentiv Health, Inc. in THL’s sale of a 50% interest in inVentiv to Advent International, valuing inVentiv at $3.8 billion.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. in its $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL Inc. and acquisition of Sensity Systems Inc.
  • Yahoo! in its acquisition of BrightRoll.

Ms. Springer joined Weil as a summer associate in 2013. She graduated from Harvard Law School, where she served as a Production Editor and Line Editor of the Journal of Law & Technology. Ms. Springer attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, concentrating in Game & Decision Theory.

Ms. Springer has provided pro bono legal services on behalf of numerous clients, including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and has received the Weil Pro Bono Service Award in recognition of her pro bono work.

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