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Laura C. Turano

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New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0659

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Laura C. Turano is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Laura’s practice focuses on advising clients in connection with public and private company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, carve-outs and other significant transactions. She also advises clients on activist defense and corporate governance matters. Laura is a member of the Advisory Counsel of the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance.


Laura’s notable representations have included:

  • ABB in its acquisition of General Electric’s Industrial Solutions business
  • AstraZeneca in its acquisition of ZS Pharma
  • Baker Hughes in its proposed merger with Halliburton; the formation of its hydraulic-fracturing joint venture with CSL Capital and West Street Energy Partners; its merger with GE Oil & Gas and GE’s subsequent sell-down of its majority stake in Baker Hughes; and the formation of its global offshore drilling joint venture with Akastor
  • CNOOC in its acquisition of Nexen
  • CSX in its settlement agreement with Mantle Ridge
  • ExxonMobil in its acquisition of InterOil
  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in its acquisition of Boyd Corporation
  • IBM in its pending spin-off of its managed infrastructure services business into a separate publicly traded company
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance in the acquisitions of Jackson Square Aviation, Engine Lease Finance Corp. and Beacon Intermodal Leasing
  • PharMerica in its sale to KKR
  • PRA Health Sciences in its pending sale to ICON
  • SS&C in its acquisition of Citigroup’s Alternative Investor Services business
  • Teladoc Health in its merger with Livongo Health
  • VF Corp. in the sale of the Nautica brand to Authentic Brands Group
  • Williams Partners in the sale of its Four Corners Area business to Harvest Midstream and its 50% interest in Jackalope Gas Gathering Services to Crestwood Equity Partners

In 2021, The American Lawyer named Laura “Dealmaker of The Year” for her role advising Teladoc Health in its acquisition of Livongo Health.

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