Umarah Ali focuses her practice on M&A and general corporate matters. She advises public and private corporate clients on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, equity investments, and corporate governance. Her transactional experience also includes venture and later-stage equity financings. She has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, energy, and consumer goods.
Umarah's recent representative experience includes acting on behalf of public and private clients, including Koch Industries, Roper Technologies, and Newell Brands.
Koch Real Estate Investments invests in Safe Harbor Marinas
Jones Day advised Koch Real Estate Investments, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment in Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC.
Roper Technologies acquires PowerPlan for $1.1 billion
Jones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in its all-cash $1.1 billion acquisition of PowerPlan, Inc. from the private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
Adecco Group acquires Vettery
Jones Day advised The Adecco Group, the world's leading HR solutions partner, in its acquisition of Vettery, Inc., a digital professional permanent recruitment marketplace.
Koch Disruptive Technologies leads $150 million investment in INSIGHTEC
Jones Day advised Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch Industries focused on finding and funding innovative and emerging companies, as the lead investor in a $150 million Series E funding round for INSIGHTEC, a commercial stage medical device company.
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- Georgia State University (J.D. cum laude with highest pro bono distinction 2017; Associate Editor, Georgia State University Law Review); University of Georgia (Dual Bachelor's in Arabic and Print Journalism magna cum laude 2013)
- Press Advance Associate, White House, Obama Administration (2013-2014)