Mary Maher Lewis

Associate

mmlewis@cooley.com

Mary advises high-growth companies of all sizes on executive compensation and employee benefits matters including issues related to equity arrangements (options, RSUs, RSAs, phantom equity), token-based incentives (restricted tokens, RTUs), parachute payments, benefit plans, deferred compensation and severance entitlements. She drafts and negotiates compensation terms in mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, SPACs, employment agreements and financing transaction documents.

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Experience

  • Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp. Completes Merger With Inspirato 

  • BentoBox Agrees to Sell to Fiserv 

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell National Media Group to IAC’s Dotdash 

  • Clarabridge Agrees to Sell to Qualtrics for $1.125 Billion 

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell TV Broadcast Group to Gray Television for $2.8 Billion 

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Education

  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 2013

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    M.Ed., Special Education
    2009

  • Duke University
    BA, 2007


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Virginia

Illinois