Mallory M. Craig-Karim

Mallory M. Craig-Karim

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Mallory Craig-Karim is an associate in the San Francisco office of Baker McKenzie, where her practice focuses on corporate and securities law.

During law school, Mallory served on the editorial board of the Virginia Tax Review and as president of the University of Virginia Law Democrats.

While pursuing her degrees, Mallory interned with the Executive Office of the President, the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of Military Commissions, the Office of Governor Edmund Brown Jr., and the Office of Congressman George Miller.

In recognition of her academic and extracurricular achievement, Mallory was inducted into the Raven Society, the oldest honor society at the University of Virginia, and Phi Delta Phi.

Mallory was given the Rising Star Award in 2022. 

Practice Focus

Mallory's practice focuses on corporate and securities law. 

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Instacart on its Acquisition of

  • Bayer AG in its USD 4 billion acquisition of Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc., supporting Bayer’s growth in the field of cell and gene therapies.

  • Jumio Corporation in its acquisition of Beam Solutions' anti-money laundering platform, enabling Jumio Corporation to provide the first end-to-end identity verification and compliance solution. Terms of the transaction not disclosed.

  • ServiceNow, Inc. in its acquisition of Sweagle NV, a Belgium-based configuration data management company. Terms of the transaction not disclosed.

  • Frasers Property Ltd. in its leading Series Seed Financing investment in CohesionIB, Inc.

  • Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. in its USD 14.3 billion acquisition by affiliates of Digital Colony Partners and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund, the largest media and communications leveraged buyout since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • DoorDash, Inc. in its USD 410 million acquisition of Caviar, Inc.

  • Nightstar Therapeutics plc in its USD 877 million acquisition by Biogen Inc.

  • Calera Capital in its support of ImageFIRST’s acquisition of Faultless Healthcare Linen. Terms of the transaction not disclosed.

*includes matters before joining Baker McKenzie.

Professional Honors

2022 Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom

Corporate Responsibility

  • Baker McKenzie, Pro Bono Champion Award 2021


  • California~United States


  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • University of Oxford (Wadham College, Law & Policy)


  • English
  • Author, "Subverting the Perverted Practice of Provocation: Eliminating Modern Day Uses of LGBT Panic Defenses," Tulane Journal of Law and Sexuality, 2018

  • Author, "Ethnic Mobilization and Democratization: Post Cold War Competitive Authoritarian Regimes," Sarah Lawrence College, 2015