Taryn Brown is a member of the Firm's North America Corporate & Securities Practice Group in our Washington, DC office. Taryn has extensive experience in transactional, corporate governance, financial restructuring, and securities law matters. She advices and counsels clients on a wide variety of legal matters. She has also analyzed and negotiated a wide variety of commercial agreements, including investment, management, vendor, technology, merchandise, employment and lease agreements as well as corporate organizational documents.
Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Taryn worked as Vice President for a sports and entertainment company specializing in hospitality, merchandise, project management and facility operations. She also worked for a major law firm as a Mergers & Acquisitions Associate where she focused on private equity mergers and acquisitions transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, dispositions, carve-outs and asset manager transactions. She advised public and private clients in a wide variety of corporate deals, including structuring, documenting and closing public offerings, asset manager sales, stock purchases, asset purchases, mergers, restructurings and recapitalizations.
Representative Legal Matters
Represented FedEx in its acquisition of e-commerce platform, ShopRunner, Inc.
Represented Swiss-based family office in its investments in SpaceX.
Represented Netherlands asset manager in its investment in a global startup based in Silicon Valley.
Represented Japanese fitness company in its bid for Gold's Gym out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Before joining the Firm, Taryn handled the following matters:
Represented global private equity fund in acquisition of leading provider of operational support and risk management services.
Represented debtor Atlantic Express Transportation Corp. in auction and §363 asset sale. Reviewed bids, drafted, negotiated and revised asset purchase agreements, contracts of sale of FCC licenses.
Represented Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings in merger with Pacific Ethanol, Inc., included all, warrant agreements, legal opinions, corporate governance and Board documents, warrant transfers, security documents (proxy statements, S-4, demand letters).
Represented Hawkeye Renewable Energy in its sale of substantially all of its assets to Flint Hills Resources LLC, affiliate of Koch Industries.
Asset Management Transactions
Represented Vision Capital in merger and spin-out of legacy assets of Willis Stein L.P.
Represented Octavian Advisors, Octavian Global Partners and their affiliates in sale of control to TPG Special Situations Partners.
- New York~United States (2010)
- Tulane University Law School (JD) (2009)
- University of Texas at Austin (BA) (1999)