Maryann Thompson

Biography

Maryann Thompson
Maryann Thompson is an associate in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Ms. Thompson participates in advising clients in matters relating to the licensing, acquisition, development, sale, use, and commercial exploitation of technology and intellectual property.

Ms. Thompson has been part of the teams advising on the technology and intellectual property aspects of the following matters:

  • American Securities in its $825 million acquisition of the Life Sciences Business of NN, Inc.
  • Berkshire Partners in its acquisition of Teraco Data Environments (Pty) Ltd.
  • Discovery, Inc. in its joint venture with Magnolia, the home and lifestyle brand led by Chip and Joanna Gaines
  • Front Yard Residential Corporation in its proposed $2.3 billion sale to Amherst Residential, LLC
  • The Gores Group in its sale of Elo Touch Solutions, Inc.
  • The Kroger Company in its sale of its Turkey Hill business
  • L’Oréal USA in its acquisition of Thayers Natural Remedies
  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. in its $21 billion sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • MGM Resorts International (MGM Resorts) in its $4.25 billion sale of the Bellagio to a joint venture MGM Resorts formed with Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust and its leaseback of the Bellagio
  • Oak Hill Capital Partners and its portfolio company EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants in its acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc.
  • Providence Equity Partners and its portfolio company Tempo Music Investments, LLC in: its acquisition of the assets of Influence Media Music SPV, LLC; its acquisition of certain assets of Barometer Music Royalty Fund I Inc.; and its joint venture with Warner Music Group Corp., a music recorder and publisher, to form Influence Media Partners
  • Sanofi in its $3.7 billion acquisition of Principia Biopharma Inc.
  • Trive Capital in its $330 million acquisition of EarthLink, LLC
  • Willis Towers Watson PLC in its $1.3 billion acquisition of TRANZACT
  • Wyndham Destinations, Inc. in its $166 million sale of Wyndham Vacation Rentals LLC

Ms. Thompson received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law where she was a member of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy and Duke Law & Technology Review. She received her B.S. and B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Tulane University, where she was a member of Tulane Honors Program and the William Wallace Peery Honor Society. Ms. Thompson was the recipient of the Ann Butler Hess Award, an award given to a senior with the greatest proficiency in philosophy. She was also a member of Tulane’s Newcomb Scholar Program, a four-year program for twenty women from the class of 2015 emphasizing campus and community leadership and independent research.

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