Dominic Farchione


Dominic Farchione
Dominic Farchione is an associate in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Dominic participates in advising Firm clients in a variety of matters relating to the licensing, acquisition, development, sale, use and commercial exploitation of intellectual property and technology. He also participates in advising clients regarding privacy and data security issues in the context of corporate transactions.

Dominic has been part of the teams advising on the technology and intellectual property aspects, as well as on the data privacy and cybersecurity aspects, of the following matters:

  • Advent International in its approximately $1.5 billion acquisition of Encora Digital Inc. and in its sale of Certinia Inc. (f/k/a, Inc.)
  • American Securities and its portfolio company LaserShip, Inc. in its acquisition of OnTrac Logistics, Inc.
  • Berkshire Partners in its sale of a minority stake in Parts Town LLC, with Berkshire retaining a majority stake.
  • The dealer managers in a $3.65 billion exchange offer by Microsoft Corporation of new 144A / RegS unsecured senior notes and cash for unsecured notes of Activision Blizzard.
  • Cedar Fair in its pending $8 billion merger of equals with Six Flags.
  • Getty Images Inc. in its approximately $4.8 billion business combination with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II, a SPAC formed by a partnership of CC Capital and Neuberger Berman.
  • Goldman Sachs in the sale of its Personal Financial Management unit to wealth management firm Creative Planning.
  • The Home Depot in its pending $18.25 billion acquisition of SRS Distribution Inc.
  • NEOGEN Corporation in its pending $5.3 billion combination with the Food Safety business of 3M, in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction that implied an enterprise value of the combined company of $9.3 billion.
  • RTI Surgical, Inc. (a portfolio company of Montagu Private Equity) in its acquisition of Cook Biotech Incorporated and Cook Biotech Europe ApS from Cook Group Incorporated
  • Sanofi in its approximately $2.2 billion pending acquisition of Inhibrx, Inc.
  • Seven2 and its portfolio company Vitaprotech Group SAS in its pending acquisition of the physical security, access card, and identity reader operations and assets of Identiv, Inc.
  • Sunoco LP in its pending approximately $7.3 billion acquisition of NuStar Energy L.P.
  • The underwriters in connection with a marketed secondary offering of 18,000,000 shares of Fluence Energy, Inc.’s Class A common stock by Siemens, AES and QIA as selling stockholders.

Previously, Dominic was an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice, where he focused on litigating commercial, intellectual property, investment and restructuring disputes in state and federal courts.

As a litigation associate, Dominic was part of the teams advising:

  • CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., one of the largest mall owners in the United States, and its affiliated debtors in connection with their restructuring of more than $4 billion of obligations.
  • Brooks Brothers Group, Inc., America’s oldest clothier, and its affiliated debtors in connection with their chapter 11 cases and $325 million going concern sale.
  • A global asset management company, as agent for the secured lenders, in connection with the chapter 11 restructuring of a global food manufacturer, and related litigation.
  • Sirius XM and Pandora in a royalty rate-setting proceeding before the Copyright Royalty Board (Web V).

Dominic received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Senior Editor of the Michigan Law Review and worked as a student attorney in the law school’s Human Trafficking Clinic. During law school, Dominic also served as a legal intern in the Legal & Policy Office of the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, Switzerland. He received his B.A., with high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Michigan.

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