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Ropes & Gray LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10036
United States

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Kate H. Withers is a private equity and technology M&A lawyer who advises clients of all sizes in connection with strategic corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, technology-focused joint ventures, private equity, and complex licensing transactions. Ms. Withers works across industries, and has extensive experience advising clients in the financial services, internet, social media, gaming, life sciences, software, and media industries. She focuses her practice on complex corporate transactions that involve the license, sale, and acquisition of innovative technologies and high value intellectual property assets, including artificial intelligence and blockchain technology, data, trademarks, patents, and other technology assets. Ms. Withers has served as outside general counsel to a fintech company developing a mortgage technology platform and provides practice advice grounded in a deep understanding of, and passion for, data, software, and technology businesses. In recent years her clients have included private equity firms and life sciences, internet, and media companies including Vista Equity Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Facebook, Tencent, Bonobos, The National Geographic Society, Allergan, Aptiv, BBVA, and numerous Fortune 100 technology and consumer products companies. She is admitted to practice only in New York and California.


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