Jieun Tak

Jieun Tak

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Jieun Tak is a member of Baker McKenzie’s North American Transactional Group and is based in New York.

Jieun began her legal career as a summer associate in the Firm’s New York office. Prior to law school, she was the Assistant to the Chilean Ambassador to the United States.

Practice Focus

Jieun advises clients on transactional matters, with emphasis on cross-border acquisitions and divestitures, corporate reorganizations and integrations, and other strategic transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Unilever on the acquisitions of Onnit, The Laundress, Hourglass Cosmetics and Living Proof.

  • Advised Bayer on the acquisition of Asklepios BioPharmaceutical.

  • Advised The Nielsen Company on the divestiture of Nielsen IQ to Advent International.

  • Advised The Nielsen Company on the divestiture of its music data business.

  • Advised The Nielsen Company on the acquisitions of SuperData Research and Gracenote.

  • Advised Spectrum Brands on the global carve-out and divestiture of its battery business to Energizer.

  • Advised YDUQS on the acquisition of Adtalem Global Education’s business in Brazil.

Admissions

  • New York~United States (2017)

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.) (2016)
  • University of Pennsylvania Wharton School (Certificate in Management) (2015)
  • American University (B.A., summa cum laude) (2010)

Languages

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish