Representative Legal Matters
Advised Tencent Holdings Ltd. on its acquisition of Funcom NV.
Advised the majority shareholders of MagicLab, which owns Badoo, Bumble, Chappy, and Lumen, on the pending majority stake sale to funds managed by Blackstone, valuing the company at approximately USD 3 billion.
Prior to joining the Firm, Lawrence served as counsel to:
Adobe Systems Incorporated in its USD 540 million acquisition of TubeMogul, Inc.
CSL Behring in its USD 416 million acquisition of Calimmune, Inc.
Facebook, Inc. in its USD 16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp Inc.
HCL Technologies, Inc. and Sumeru Equity Partners in their USD 330 million acquisition of Actian Corporation
Oracle Corporation on numerous acquisitions, including its USD 9.3 billion acquisition of NetSuite Inc.; its USD 532 million acquisition of Opower, Inc.; its USD 663 million acquisition of Textura Corporation; and its USD 5.3 billion acquisition of MICROS Systems Inc.
Merz Pharma in its USD 600 million acquisition of Ulthera, Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. in its acquisition of Curbside, Inc.
Softbank Group in its USD 2 billion investment in GM Cruise.
- Super Lawyers Rising Star, Northern California, 2015-2018
- California~United States
- Harvard Law School (JD)
- University of California, Berkeley (AB)