UPDATE: 8/21/13, 6:50 p.m. EDT. The names of the lawyers from Goodwin Procter advising Trusteer have been added to the ninth paragraph of this story.
On the day the Central Intelligence Agency officially acknowledged, albeit indirectly, Area 51's existence, and an Edward Snowden–leaked internal audit showed the National Security Agency flouting privacy protocols thousands of times over the past two years, The Am Law Daily deemed it an appropriate time to look at the lawyers working on a large deal unveiled this week in the cybersecurity sector.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore corporate partner George Schoen is
leading a team from the firm
advising Armonk, New York–based IBM on the acquisition. Other lawyers working on the deal include Cravath employee benefits partner Jennifer Conway, tax partners Andrew Needham and J. Leonard Teti II, and associates William Abbott, Christopher Fargo, Nicole Foster, Michelle Garrett, Jarrett Hoffman, Jane Manning, and Allison Wein. None of the firm's lawyers were available to discuss particulars of the transaction.
Goodwin Procter corporate partner Kenneth Gordon, labor and employment partner Robert Hale, executive compensation partner Scott Webster, tax partner Mark Kirshenbaum, and national security and foreign trade regulation head Richard Matheny III are advising Trusteer on the transaction, along with associates Sarah Bock, Evan Kearns, and Diana Myers.
Goldfarb Seligman & Co
.—Israel's largest firm and the
product of a 2011 merger
between two top local shops—is serving as Israeli counsel to Trusteer through international corporate and securities head Ashok Chandrasekhar and corporate partners Noa Rosenberg-Segalovitz and Sharon Aloni.