Gudrun E. Juffer

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Gudrun Juffer is an associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group in Chicago, where she represents public and private companies in a broad range of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and other cross-border corporate governance and business law issue.

Prior to transferring to Chicago, Gudrun was an intellectual property corporate associate in the New York office of Baker McKenzie, where she represented clients on M&A, joint ventures, business reorganizations and finance transactions in fields in which IP rights are key, as well as represented clients in US trademark clearance and prosecution. Gudrun is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review.

Practice Focus

Gudrun focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and global corporate reorganizations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised ICU Medical, Inc. as international counsel on the acquisition and integration of Hospira Inc.’s infusion systems business.
  • Advised Johnson Controls, Inc. on the global separation of its automotive experience business.
  • Represented Scholastic on asset sale of its educational technology business to Houghton Mifflin, including intellectual property licenses and additional aspects.
  • Represented leading private investment house on USD 500 million purchase of over 100 limited partnership interests, mainly in US buyout funds.
  • Represented major media, publishing, luxury goods and technology companies in the implementation of comprehensive IP protection, licensing, enforcement and anti-piracy programs.

Corporate Responsibility

  • Founded monthly free legal clinic at McCutcheon School in partnership with LAF


  • Illinois~United States (2016)
  • New York~United States (2014)


  • Columbia Law School (JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) (2013)
  • Amherst College (BA, cum laude) (2008)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • New York