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Shaalu Mehra

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Technology Transactions


​Shaalu Mehra is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Mehra is a member of the firm's Corporate Department and the Co-Chair of the firm's Technology Transactions Group.


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Mr. Mehra received his law degree in 1998 from Columbia University.  He earned an M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1995 and a B.S. in Physics from University of Notre Dame in 1992.

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Commercial deals and contracts

Within: Commercial deals and contracts

The strategic sourcing and commercial transactions team at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has experience acting for clients across a wide range of sectors, including media and entertainment, technology and retail. Los Angeles-based co-head William Peters has been assisting Marriott International with a number of transactions, including outsourcing agreements. In New York, co-head Stephen Nordahl was engaged by Helly Hansen on a merchandise sales agreement with Waypoint Outdoor. In Palo Alto, Shaalu Mehra led advice to Ford on the client’s high-profile $1bn investment in and collaboration with Argo AI. The team is also led by Daniel Mummery in Palo Alto. Other clients include 21st Century Fox, CBS Corporation and Universal Pictures.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Technology: transactions

Within: Leading lawyers

Shaalu Mehra - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Within: Technology: transactions

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP advises on all aspects of the structuring, negotiating and documenting of complex transactions involving the commercialization of technology and IP. The team advised Ford Motor Company on its formation of, investment in and collaboration with artificial intelligence (AI) company Argo AI, which develops self-driving vehicles; it also assisted Reviver Auto, which focuses on connected cars, with general corporate matters and financing. The key advisers are Shaalu Mehra and David Kennedy in Palo Alto, and New York-based Daniel Angel. Mehra advises Fortune 50 technology companies and venture-backed start-ups on the negotiation and structuring of transactions in cloud computing, technology services, IP acquisition and licensing, and data rights; Kennedy is experienced in collaboration and license agreements involving life sciences companies and in original equipment manufacturer, distribution, cloud computing, escrow and end-user license agreements involving computer software; and Angel has advised financial services, private equity, life sciences, insurance, energy and telecoms clients. Carrie LeRoy joined in Silicon Valley from White & Case LLP.

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