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Richard M. Lee represents high-tech and life sciences companies throughout their life cycle, with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Richard advises venture capital and corporate VC clients in structuring and implementing investments in emerging companies.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Richard worked as an economic consultant at CRA International, where he contributed analyses to expert reports in antitrust litigation and in the review of proposed mergers before the DOJ, FTC, and European Commission.
Advised a Fortune 500 technology company in a number of acquisitions, including the purchase of the mobile chipset business of a global telecommunications company, the acquisition of a drone manufacturer, and the acquisition of an integrated circuit design company.
Advised CapitalG, Alphabet’s growth equity fund, in its PIPE investment in Care.com, an online marketplace for managing family care.
Advised Viber Media Ltd., a mobile messaging and VoIP company, in its $900 million acquisition by Rakuten.
Advised Voltage Security, Inc., an encryption and tokenization technology provider, in its acquisition by Hewlett-Packard Company.
Advised SuperDerivatives, Inc., a provider of risk management analytics and financial markets data services, in its $350 million acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange.
Advised Prometric Inc., an educational services provider, in its $1 billion sale by Education Testing Service to Baring Private Equity Asia.
Awards and Affiliations
Chief Executive Editor, Duke Law and Technology Review
Duke University School of Law, J.D., Dean’s Award in Securities Regulation