Mary Maher Lewis

Associate

mmlewis@cooley.com

Mary Maher Lewis focuses her practice in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. She advises clients in public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions on issues related to equity arrangements, parachute payments, benefit plans and other forms of executive compensation. She designs and implements equity and incentive compensation plans, employee stock purchase plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, employment and severance agreements, change in control plans and other compensation arrangements. She also assists publicly held clients with the disclosure of compensation arrangements in public filings and corporate governance matters related to executive compensation.

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Experience

  • 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 

  • IonQ Agrees to SPAC Merger With dMY Technology Group III 

  • Humio Agrees to Sell to CrowdStrike for $400 Million 

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Education

  • Northwestern University 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