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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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July 11, 2017

Massachusetts Revokes Directive Requiring Remote Sellers to Collect Sales Tax

On June 28, 2017, the Massachusetts Superior Court issued a declaratory judgment ruling that Directive 17-1 was invalid because the DOR had not followed the notice and comment procedures applicable to agency regulations under the Massachusetts Administrative Procedure Act, M.G.L. c. 30A.

June 29, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Progress in Acquiring Kinvey, the Leader in Backend as a Service (BaaS) Technology

Progress announced it has acquired Kinvey, a privately held company based in Boston and leader in Backend as a Service technology. This acquisition is a key part of the Progress strategy to provide the best platform to build and deliver modern cognitive-first applications.

June 7, 2017

Massachusetts Requires Remote Sellers to Collect Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) recently issued guidance under which it will require the collection of Massachusetts sales and use taxes by remote sellers that meet certain sales thresholds in Massachusetts.

June 6, 2017

WilmerHale Represents UNTUCKit in $30M Fundraising

UNTUCKit, a leading direct-to-consumer apparel brand, announced that Kleiner Perkins invested $30 million into the business. The company will use this funding to accelerate growth by opening 15 new stores, expanding its women's line and launching children's apparel.

June 2, 2017

WilmerHale Reps FastMatch in Euronext Acquisition

Euronext announced the acquisition of 90% of FastMatch, Inc. for $153 million initial cash consideration. FastMatch's management will remain invested with a 10% interest, with minority rights.

May 8, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Genpact in Acquisition of BrightClaim

Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, announced that it has acquired BrightClaim and its associated company National Vendor.

April 4, 2017

Progress Buys DataRPM for $30M to Build Business Apps

Progress Software, the leading provider of application development and deployment technologies, announced it has completed a $30 million acquisition of DataRPM, a privately held company and leader in cognitive predictive maintenance for the industrial IoT market.

February 15, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Dextro in Acquisition by TASER

Dextro, Inc., the first computer-vision and deep learning system to make the visual contents in video searchable in real time, has been acquired by TASER International, the global leader in public safety technology.

December 23, 2016

WilmerHale Represents PerkinElmer in Selling Medical Imaging Business

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, announced its intent to sell its Medical Imaging business, a supplier of flat panel X-ray detectors that serve as components for industrial, medical and dental X-ray imaging systems, to Varian Medical Systems.

October 4, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Akamai Technologies in Acquiring Soha Systems

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that, in an all cash transaction, it has acquired Soha Systems, an innovator in enterprise secure access delivered as a service.

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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

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Massachusetts

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