Lauren Springer

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Lauren Springer
Lauren Springer is an associate in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Ms. Springer participates in the representation of clients in the licensing, acquisition, divestiture, development and commercial exploitation of intellectual property. She has been part of the teams advising on 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 been part of the teams advising on the technology and intellectual property aspects of the following matters:

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated in its $800 million acquisition of Fotolia LLC and $540 million acquisition of TubeMogul Inc.
  • 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.
  • General Electric Company in its $3.4 billion sale of GE Water to SUEZ.
  • inVentiv Health, Inc. (a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Advent International) in its $4.6 billion merger with INC Research Holdings, Inc.
  • JAB Holding Company, as leader of an investment group, in that group's $13.9 billion take-private of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • Kendra Scott Design in its sale of a significant minority stake to Berkshire Partners.
  • L’Oréal USA in its $1.3 billion acquisition of the CeraVe, AcneFree and AMBI skincare product brands from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, 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.
  • Pace Holdings Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of TPG, in its business combination with Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V., a transaction valued at approximately $1.75 billion.
  • QLT Inc. in its acquisition of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and in its minority investment in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Plc.
  • Sanofi in its $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! Inc. in its $4.5 billion sale of its operating business to Verizon Communications Inc. and in its acquisition of BrightRoll.

Ms. Springer joined Weil as a summer associate in 2013. She graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, 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., summa cum laude, 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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