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), 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

  • Riverside acquires CRIO, Inc.Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition of CRIO, Inc., a leading provider of eSource and other eClinical software for clinical trial sites, CROs and the pharmaceutical/biotech market.
  • Program Productions acquires Rhino StagingJones Day is advising Program Productions, Inc. in the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Rhino Staging & Event Productions, Inc. and its affiliated companies, a leader in event stagehand labor management and services for live events across the United States.
  • Swander Pace Capital sells Functional Formularies to DanoneJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the sale of Functional Formularies, a leading provider of organic, whole food, shelf-stable feeding tube formulas, to Danone.
  • Riverside-led investor group acquires The Townsend GroupJones Day is advising The Riverside Company in the acquisition of The Townsend Group, a leading provider of global investment management and advisory services focused exclusively on real estate and real assets, from Aon plc, a leading global financial services firm.
  • Norwest Equity Partners acquires MDC Interior SolutionsJones Day advised Norwest Equity Partners in the acquisition and financing of MDC Interior Solutions, LLC, a leading commercial interior wallcoverings and design solutions company.
  • VSE Corporation acquires Turbine Controls, Inc.Jones Day advised VSE Corporation in the $120 million acquisition of Turbine Controls, Inc., a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support services for complex engine components, as well as engine and airframe accessories, across commercial and military applications.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company sells PENETREX®Jones Day advised American Pacific Group in the sale by portfolio company, Wellbeam Consumer Health, of PENETREX®, a leading joint and muscle care brand trusted by millions of consumers, to Carlin Consumer Health, a preeminent consumer health business that specializes in acquiring leading over-the-counter ("OTC") brands.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Riverside invests in KasewareJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its acquisition of Kaseware, a leading provider of investigation management software sold to public safety agencies and corporations.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires The Lash LoungeJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Head to Toe Brands of The Lash Lounge (Lash Lounge), an industry-leading eyelash salon franchise.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires HTE TechnologiesJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company John Henry Foster Minnesota, Inc. of HTE Technologies, a leading automation supplier operating in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois.
  • Direct lender provides $87 million senior secured credit facility to large private equity-backed provider of medical supplies to companies in commercial cruise and shipping industriesJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, sole lead arranger, and lender, in connection with a $87 million senior secured credit facility provided to a large private equity sponsored company that provides medical supplies to companies in the commercial cruise and shipping industries.
  • MPE Partners acquires Webster IndustriesJones Day advised MPE Partners in the acquisition and financing of Webster Industries, Inc., an industrial equipment supplier focused on engineered class chains, sprockets, and vibrating equipment.
  • VSE Corporation sells Federal and Defense Services operating assetsJones Day advised VSE Corporation in the sale of substantially all of its Federal and Defense Services operating assets.
  • Investment information technology company implements EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Jones Day advises an investment information technology company on general GDPR compliance, including policies and procedures and related issues, such as data transfer mechanisms for international transfers of personal data.
  • Kinzie Capital acquires Arctic IndustriesJones Day represented Kinzie Capital Partners LP, a Chicago-based private equity firm, in the acquisition and financing of Arctic Industries, a leading manufacturer of commercial grade walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires U.S. LawnsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition by portfolio company EverSmith Brands of U.S. Lawns, a provider of lawncare franchisor services, including commercial landscaping and snow removal services, for U.S. commercial properties through a network of franchisees, from an indirect subsidiary of BrightView Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BV).
  • ETS acquires PSIJones Day advised Educational Testing Service (ETS) in its acquisition of PSI Services LLC, a global leader in test development and delivery across workforce certification and licensure.
  • SingTel sells Trustwave to The Chertoff GroupJones Day represented Singapore Telecommunications Limited, southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications company, in the sale of Trustwave, a cyber security and managed security services business, to funds affiliated with The Chertoff Group for $205 million. In connection with the sale of Trustwave, Jones Day represented SingTel, as lender, in connection with a unique $195 million senior secured term loan and $40 million unsecured multiple draw term loan facility provided to Trustwave.
  • Baird Capital portfolio company acquires Velocity Dynamics, LLCJones Day represented Baird Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company Cleanwater1, Inc. of Velocity Dynamics, LLC, a leading solutions provider of branded, proprietary dry and liquid feed systems for the optimization of chemistry in water and wastewater utilities and industrial plants.
  • Additional Speaking Engagements

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