Gudrun Juffer is a partner 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 issues. Gudrun is co-chair of the Chicago Office Pro Bono Committee.
Prior to transferring to Chicago, Gudrun was an intellectual property corporate associate in the New York office of Baker McKenzie. Gudrun is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review.
Representative Legal Matters
Advised a global biotechnology company on a post-acquisition integration matter involving over 40 jurisdictions.
Advised Thoma Bravo as international counsel on the purchase of Lexmark’s enterprise software business and subsequent sale of the Perceptive business to Hyland.
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.
- Founded monthly free legal clinic in partnership with Legal Aid Chicago.
- Illinois~United States (2016)
- New York~United States (2014)
- Columbia Law School, United States (JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) (2013)
- Amherst College (BA, cum laude) (2008)
- New York