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Meghan M. Walsh

Counsel

Walsh, Meghan M.
Meghan Walsh has experience with corporate transactions, including taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and lending and financing transactions, as well as federal and state tax matters and controversies. Ms. Walsh also has experience with executive compensation matters, including equity compensation, incentive plans and golden parachute issues. Ms. Walsh’s practice also includes advising tax-exempt organizations, including with respect to obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status.

During law school, Ms. Walsh was a summer clinical fellow in the Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center. Ms. Walsh has also interned at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute’s CORI Project and at Suffolk County Juvenile Court.

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May 8, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Karyopharm Therapeutics in Public Offering of Shares

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, has announced the closing of its previously announced registered underwritten public offering and the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares.

March 8, 2018

New Partnership Audit Rules in Effect; Partnerships and LLCs Should Consider Changes

A new “centralized partnership audit regime” is now in effect for partnerships, including limited liability companies (LLCs) that are treated as partnerships for tax purposes (which we refer to collectively as “partnerships”). The new regime, which was enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, applies to all partnerships (domestic and foreign) for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.

February 8, 2018

WilmerHale Advises on the Formation of Valence Media, a New Diversified Media Company

WilmerHale served as legal counsel in connection with the creation of Valence Media, a new diversified media company formed through the combination of three successful media companies: Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, dick clark productions and MRC.

January 30, 2018

WilmerHale Reps Red Hat in Acquiring CoreOS for $250M

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CoreOS, Inc., an innovator and leader in Kubernetes and container-native solutions, for a purchase price of $250 million, subject to certain adjustments at closing that are not expected to be material.

January 25, 2018

WilmerHale Reps WorkMarket in Acquisition by ADP

On January 22, 2018, ADP® announced the acquisition of WorkMarket, a leading cloud-based workforce management solution provider that allows companies to build and manage an integrated workforce across W-2 employees, 1099 contractors, vendors and other types of workers.

January 23, 2018

WilmerHale Represents HS2 Solutions in Acquiring LunaMetrics

Digital transformation agency HS2 Solutions announced that it has completed the acquisition of LunaMetrics, an award-winning analytics consultancy that specializes in using data to help businesses illuminate the bridge between marketing, user behavior and ROI.

January 13, 2018

Tax Act: New Laws Affecting Tax-Exempt Organizations

The Tax Act contains a number of provisions that significantly affect tax-exempt organizations, in some cases to degrees not seen in decades.

January 12, 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Summary

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed sweeping tax reform legislation (H.R. 1) into law. The new law, commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, makes significant changes to the Internal Revenue Code that will have an impact on individuals, pass-through businesses, corporations, tax-exempt organizations, executive compensation and international taxation.

January 11, 2018

WilmerHale Represents US Currency Paper Manufacturer Crane & Co., Inc. in $800 Million Sale

On December 5, 2017, Crane & Co., Inc., the manufacturer of currency paper for the US government since 1802, signed an agreement to be acquired by Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products (and unrelated to the target company), for $800 million on a cash free and debt free basis.

November 29, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Akamai in Acquisition of Nominum

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the company completed its acquisition of Nominum, a provider of DNS-based security solutions supporting many of the world's leading carriers.

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Professional Activities

Ms. Walsh currently serves on the board of trustees of a private, non-profit high school.

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Education

LLM, with distinction, Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2010, Senior Symposium Editor, The State and Local Tax Lawyer

JD, cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009, Publications Editor, The Tax Lawyer

BA, magna cum laude, Psychology, Brandeis University, 2006

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

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