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Berkshire Partners Invests in Kendra Scott Design

Paul, Weiss is advising Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, in its minority investment in Kendra Scott Design, Inc., a leading fashion accessories brand. Kendra Scott will continue as majority shareholder and CEO. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2017.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Jeffrey Marell, Ellen Ching and John Kennedy; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; tax partner Scott Sontag; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; real estate partner Peter Fisch; litigation partner Lynn Bayard and counsel Peter Jaffe; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

December 21, 2016

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