Mary AlexanderMyers

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8671

Mary Alexander Myers works closely with clients on a range of strategic technology transactions and cybersecurity and data privacy matters focused on protecting key intellectual property and data assets.

Mary Alexander develops strategic privacy compliance approaches relating to obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) and Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM), and Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements. She counsels clients on data sharing and licensing, outsourcing and technology transactions, intellectual property licensing arrangements, and other related matters. Mary Alexander frequently advises clients on day-to-day operational issues relating to technology, intellectual property, social media, advertising, electronic commerce, and privacy. She has worked with a wide range of clients in various industries such as health care and financial services, including public companies, as well as growing technology-driven businesses and start-ups.

Mary Alexander also represents buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, counseling on cybersecurity, privacy, and intellectual property matters, including due diligence and transitional arrangements.

Mary Alexander serves as vice chair of the technology division on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia Privacy and Technology Section. She frequently speaks on technology and privacy-related issues.

Mary Alexander maintains an active pro bono practice and involvement in the Atlanta community.

Experience

  • Sensata Technologies acquires DynapowerJones Day is advising Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a leading industrial technology company and provider of sensor-rich solutions and insights for customers, in connection with its acquisition of Dynapower Company, LLC, a leading provider of energy storage and power conversion systems, from private equity firm Pfingsten Partners for $580 million in cash.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Velopi LTDJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition by portfolio company Educate 360 of Velopi LTD, a leading provider of project management training and consultancy services in Europe.
  • Sonepar to sell Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day is representing the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Ascension enters into strategic laboratory collaboration with LabcorpJones Day is advising Ascension with respect to its strategic alliance with Labcorp whereby Labcorp will manage Ascension’s hospital-based laboratories in 10 states and purchase the assets of the health system’s outreach laboratory business.
  • Hookit sells company to Kore SoftwareJones Day advised Hookit in the sale of 100% of Hookit’s stock to KORE Software, a portfolio company of Serent Capital.
  • Asbury Automotive Group acquires Larry H. Miller Dealerships and Total Care Auto for $3.2 billionJones Day advised Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., in its acquisition of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, and Total Care Auto, Powered by Landcar for $3.2 billion.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires MacArthur CorporationJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. (AWT) of MacArthur Corporation, a world-class manufacturer of innovative labels, tags, decals, and functional film components for the mobility, electronics, health technology, and industrial sectors.
  • Riverside acquires iCEVJones Day advised The Riverside Company on its acquisition and financing of iCEV.
  • Hard Rock International acquires The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and CasinoJones Day is representing Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) on the acquisition of The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from MGM Resorts International.
  • Cortec Group acquires Pink LilyJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition and financing of Pink Lily, a direct-to-consumer provider of women's apparel and accessories.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires LigneticsJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing of Lignetics, Inc., the largest consumer-focused wood pellet manufacturer in the U.S., from Taglich Private Equity and Mill Road Capital.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners acquires Stax Inc.Jones Day represented Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing of Stax Inc., an analytically-driven M&A strategy consulting firm that specializes in commercial due diligence, value creation and exit planning analyses for investment banks, private equity firms, and PE-backed companies.
  • Cortec Group acquires Little Sleepies, LLCJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition of Little Sleepies, LLC, a retailer of high-quality children’s sleepwear products.
  • Hilti Group acquires Fieldwire for approximately $300 millionJones Day is advising the Hilti Group in its acquisition of Fieldwire, a San Francisco, California, based construction technology company specialized in construction project management software, for approximately $300 million.
  • Misonix merges with BioventusJones Day represented Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON) in its acquisition by Bioventus Inc. (Nasdaq: BVS).
  • GreatPoint Ventures leads $17 million Series A financing round of Symbl.aiJones Day advised GreatPoint Ventures as lead investor in the $17 million Series A financing round of Symbl.ai, a developer-first platform providing the best in class conversation intelligence (CI).
  • Milliken & Company acquires Encapsys, LLCJones Day advised Milliken & Company in its acquisition of Encapsys, LLC, a world leader in microencapsulation delivery systems for the building, construction, paper, bedding and personal care industries.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Sir GroutJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company, Threshold Brands, a multi-brand franchisor of trade services concepts, of Sir Grout, a provider of grout, tile, and other hard surface restoration services for residential and commercial customers.
  • PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Consumer Packaging Group, LLCJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC, in PPC's acquisition and financing of the Harland, Wisconsin, based Consumer Packaging Group, LLC.
  • Riverside acquires Corporate VisionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing of Corporate Visions, a leading provider of science-backed sales, marketing, and customer success training solutions to global Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • April 20, 2016
      CISO Executive Network, Atlanta Chapter: Advanced Identity & Access Management Techniques Roundtable