Mary Sommers


Mary Sommers
Mary Sommers is an associate in Weil’s Tax Department and is based in Dallas. Ms. Sommers participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to the tax aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions.

Ms. Sommers has been part of the teams advising:

  • Apollo Global Management in its acquisition of Lendlease (US) Telecom Holdings LLC (n/k/a Parallel Infrastructure)
  • Aquiline Capital Partners in its acquisition of Ontellus
  • Berkshire Partners in its acquisition of CrossFit, Inc.
  • Blue Star Innovation Partners and Providence Strategic Growth Partners in their investment in Payrix Payments Technology, LLC
  • Ditech Holding Corporation (f/k/a Walter Investment Management Corp.) in its evaluation of strategic alternatives and ultimate $1.1 billion sale of Ditech Financial LLC to New Residential Investment Corp. and $762 million sale of Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. to Mortgage Assets Management, LLC
  • EQT Infrastructure in its sale of Synagro Technologies, Inc.
  • Front Yard Residential Corporation in its proposed $2.3 billion sale to Amherst Residential, LLC
  • GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. in its up to $740 million sale of Avera Semiconductor LLC to Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; and its $430 million sale of a semiconductor fabrication plant for the manufacture of 300mm-size wafers used in the production of integrated circuits to ON Semiconductor Corporation
  • Gores Holdings IV, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, in its $16.1 billion business combination with United Wholesale Mortgage, LLC (UWM)
  • Jefferson Capital Systems (a portfolio company of J.C. Flowers) in its acquisition of Canastream Holdings Ltd.
  • Magellan Health, Inc. in its $850 million sale of Magellan Complete Care to Molina Healthcare, Inc.
  • ORIX Capital Partners in the sale by its portfolio company, Hoffman Southwest Corporation, of all of Hoffman's Roto-Rooter franchise operations to Roto-Rooter Services Company
  • Picture Head Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Trive Capital) in its acquisition of The Farm Post Production Limited 
  • Snow Phipps Group in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc., of ZSI-Foster, LLC
  • SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) in its agreement to provide $6.5 billion in debt and equity financing to WeWork, to make a $3 billion tender offer to holders of WeWork shares, other than SBG and its affiliates, and in connection with revisions to the WeWork governance structure
  • Sun Life Financial Inc. in its acquisition of a majority stake in Bentall GreenOak
  • Trive Capital in its sale of Valence Surface Technologies, Inc.

Ms. Sommers received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the SMU Dedman School of Law where she was a Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Scholar and valedictorian of her graduating class.

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