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Leah B. Segal

Senior Associate

Segal, Leah

Leah Segal is a senior associate who focuses her practice on complex tax matters. Her experience includes advising clients on tax and executive compensation matters in connection with various corporate transactions, including buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, financings, offerings, and entity formations and conversions. Her practice also includes providing ongoing counseling to privately held and publicly traded clients with respect to tax and compensation matters. Ms. Segal has experience working with nonprofit organizations as well, from initial organization to obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status.

While in law school, Ms. Segal served as executive editor for the Boston University Law Review and as a writing fellow for the first year writing program. Before attending law school, she was a project coordinator at the Harvard School of Public Health, and previously, an associate with a Massachusetts-based boutique strategy consulting firm in the high-tech communications industry.

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April 11, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Analogic in $1.1B Acquisition by an Affiliate of Altaris Capital Partners

On April 10, 2018, Analogic Corporation, a provider of leading-edge healthcare and security solutions, and Altaris Capital Partners, LLC, a leading private investment firm with expertise in Analogic's end markets, announced that they have entered into a merger agreement under which Analogic will be acquired by Altaris for approximately $1.1 billion on a fully diluted basis.

March 7, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Nearpod in Securing $21M Series B Funding

The education tech startup will continue to help teachers incorporate software and content into their day-to-day instruction.

February 14, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Cynosure in $1.65B Acquisition by Hologic

The WilmerHale team on the transaction was led by Hal Leibowitz and Jason Kropp and included Andrew Bonnes, Kim Wethly, Leon Greenfield, Bruce Manheim, Steve Barrett, Laura Schneider, Amy Null, Julie Hogan Rodgers, Ciara Baker, Davis Sluis, Caroline Dotolo and Alex Civetta.

January 18, 2017

REDI Holdings Acquired by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters has completed its acquisition of REDI Holdings, allowing Thomson Reuters to incorporate an advanced, cross-asset execution management system (EMS) into its buy-side trading capabilities.

August 10, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Orbitera in Acquisition by Google

The Google Cloud Platform team shares Orbitera's vision for seamless purchase and deployment of IT services across heterogeneous cloud infrastructure.

July 28, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Argos Therapeutics in Pricing of $50M Public Offering

Argos Therapeutics, Inc., an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of individualized immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer based on the Arcelis® technology platform, announced the pricing of its public offering of $50 million.

May 12, 2016

WilmerHale Reps Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals in IPO

WilmerHale represented Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of viral infections, in its initial public offering.

February 12, 2016

ASICS Acquires FitnessKeeper, Operator of Boston-Based Runkeeper App

ASICS Corporation today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire FitnessKeeper, Inc., the operator of fitness tracking app “Runkeeper”—an application that can track and record fitness activities such as running, walking and cycling through GPS on smartphone devices.

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Education

JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2014, Executive Editor, Boston University Law Review, G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar

AB, Literary Arts, magna cum laude, with Honors, Brown University, 2008

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Massachusetts

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