Justin Bryant

Justin Bryant

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Justin Bryant is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Palo Alto office. Previously, he was an associate at another leading international law firm. He represents clients in connection with a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, spin-offs, joint ventures and minority investments.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Cadence Design Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Intrinsix Corporation, a provider of design engineering solutions focused on the US aerospace and defense industry, from CEVA, Inc.

  • Advised Xperi Holding Corporation in its acquisition of Vewd Software, a leading global provider of over-the-top and hybrid TV solutions, which transaction received an Honorable Mention for M&A Middle-Market Deal of the Year (May 2023).

  • Calera Capital in its acquisition of the Anderson Group, a residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services platform, and subsequent acquisitions by the Anderson Group.

  • Advised Alpina Productos Alimenticios S.A. BIC (Colombia-based food company) on its partnership with Clover-Sonoma (US-based dairy company).

  • Advised cybersecurity company SecurityAdvisor Technologies in its acquisition by NASDAQ-listed cybersecurity company KnowBe4, Inc.

  • Advised ServiceNow, Inc. in its acquisition of Sweagle NV, a Belgium-based configuration data management company.

  • Advised Calera Capital in its acquisition of Thayer Power & Communication Line Construction Company, LLC from The Anderson Group, LLC.

Prior to joining the Firm, Justin advised on the following matters:

  • Calera Capital in numerous transactions, including its sale of a majority stake in United Site Services, Inc. to Platinum Equity, LLC; its acquisition of ImageFirst. Healthcare Laundry Specialists; and ImageFirst's bolt-on acquisition of Faultless Laundry Company.

  • PayPal Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Jetlore, Inc.

  • Yahoo! Inc. in its USD 4.5 billion sale of its operating business to Verizon Communications Inc.

  • Intel Corporation in its USD 4.2 billion spin-off and joint venture with TPG Capital, L.P. to form the independent cybersecurity company McAfee; and in the sale of its Wind River subsidiary to TPG.

  • Cavium, Inc. in its USD 1.4 billion acquisition of QLogic Corp. and in its USD 6 billion acquisition by Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

  • The Sage Group plc in its acquisition of Startup Compass Inc. and its acquisition of Budgeta Inc.

  • Unwired Planet, Inc. in its divesture of Unwired Planet LLC.


  • California~United States


  • University of Notre Dame (JD)
  • University of Washington (BA)
  • Author, Applying the Lessons from Dryer v. NFL: Forming a Workable Framework for Analyzing the Right of Publicity in Professional Sports, The Sports Lawyers Journal, 2015

  • Author, Analyzing the Scope of Major League Baseball's Antitrust Exemption in Light of San Jose v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, 89 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1841, 2014