Duffy Lorenz advises clients on complex cross-border transactions and international business matters. Her clients include US multinationals and private equity funds across a range of industries.
Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Ms. Lorenz worked in the Hong Kong office of a major international law firm.
Representative Legal Matters
Advised Accel-KKR as international counsel on the EUR 380 million Acquisition of Navis from Cargotec.
Advised Aucerna as international counsel on the EUR 155 million acquisition of the oil and gas software business from TietoEvry Oyj.
Advised Brunswick Corporation as international counsel on the sale of its Life Fitness business.
Advised Kofax as international counsel on the purchase of Nuance Communication’s imaging business.
Advised Thoma Bravo as international counsel on the purchase of Veracode from Broadcom.
Advised Digicert as international counsel on the purchase of Symantec Corporation’s website security and PKI business.
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 Baxter International Inc. on the international aspects of the spinoff of its bioscience business into a new NYSE-listed company, Baxalta Incorporated.
Advised Illinois Tool Works Inc. on the global separation of its industrial packaging business and the international aspects of its subsequent divestiture to The Carlyle Group.
Advised Kellogg Company as international counsel on its purchase of Pringles from The Procter & Gamble Company.
- Emerging Leaders Award, The M&A Advisor, 2016
- Illinois~United States (2012)
- Minnesota~United States (2006)
- University of California at Los Angeles (J.D.) (2006)
- University of Chicago (B.A., Honors) (2003)