Maryann has been part of the teams advising on the technology and intellectual property aspects of the following matters:
- Advent International Corporation in its acquisition of an approximately 50% stake in RxBenefits, Inc. and Culligan International Company in its sale to BDT Capital Partners, with Advent reinvesting on a minority basis
- Allego Holding B.V. (a portfolio company of Meridiam Infrastructure Partners) in its pending $3.14 billion business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. III, a SPAC sponsored by Spartan Acquisition Sponsor III LLC (an affiliate of Apollo Global Management)
- American Securities in its $825 million acquisition of the Life Sciences Business of NN, Inc. and its acquisition of LaserShip, Inc.
- Berkshire Partners in its acquisition of Teraco Data Environments (Pty) Ltd.
- The Blackstone Group in the acquisition by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities of Amergint Technologies, Inc.
- Churchill Capital Corp IV, a SPAC sponsored by Churchill Capital Group, in its $11.75 billion merger with Lucid Motors
- Discovery, Inc. in its joint venture with Magnolia, the home and lifestyle brand led by Chip and Joanna Gaines
- Eli Lilly and Company in its up to $1.25 billion research and collaboration agreement with MiNA Therapeutics, Ltd.
- Front Yard Residential Corporation in its $2.5 billion take-private by a partnership formed by Pretium Partners and Ares Management
- GHK Capital Partners in its acquisition of ITS Logistics, Inc.
- The Gores Group in its sale of Elo Touch Solutions, Inc.
- Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, 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
- NPC International Inc. in its $801 million 363 asset sale in a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding of substantially all of its assets to Flynn Restaurant Group and Wendy’s International LLC
- Oak Hill Capital Partners and its portfolio company EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants in its acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc.
- Orva in the sale of a 50% stake to Trilantic Capital Partners
- Providence Equity Partners in its investment in Sweetwater Sound, 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.; its $3.2 billion acquisition of Translate Bio, Inc.; and its $1.9 billion acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc.
- Software Luxembourg Holding S.A. in its $1.3 billion merger with and into Churchill Capital Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by the Churchill Capital Group
- 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
Maryann 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. Maryann 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.