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Audrey Haroz Reed

Washington, D.C.
New York

Audrey Haroz Reed
+1 202 637 6626 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3296 (New York)
+1 202 637 5910 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3100 (New York)

Audrey Reed is focused on helping your business grow. As the head of our U.S. Commercial Practice and member of our global IP, Media, and Technology transactions steering committee, Audrey brings a breadth and depth of experience to significant commercial projects and strategic transactions.

Audrey represents clients on their commercial and IP transactions in the global arena. Her work includes assisting clients throughout the full life cycle of products and services — from discovery and acquisition through development to commercialization and protection. She is experienced with all aspects of the supply chain, including procurement, logistics, manufacturing, and distribution arrangements. She also drafts and negotiates complex IP licensing and outsourcing agreements.

Audrey works in close coordination with our mergers and acquisitions team. She advises companies on IP aspects of corporate transactions. She has significant experience with transition services agreements, license agreements, and other commercial arrangements that are needed to keep a business running throughout an acquisition or divestiture.

Audrey works with planes, trains, and automobiles, as well as computers, IT, drugs, and media. She represents clients across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, e-commerce, industrial products, IT, media and entertainment, life sciences, and telecommunications.

Representative Experience

Representation of Fox Entertainment Group in the formation of a joint venture with NBC Universal and Providence Equity Partners to create Hulu.com.

Representation of Fox Interactive Media in its acquisition of a number of internet and technology companies, including Photobucket.

Representation of GE Healthcare in its proposed acquisition of Thermo Fisher's cell culture, gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses for around $1.06bn.

Representation of HarperCollins Publishers in its acquisition of Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1998
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Virginia, 1995


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Virginia Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Virginia


IP Star (2015) - District of Columbia


IP Star (2015) - New York


IP Star - United States


IP Star - New York


IP Star - District of Columbia


IP Stars, Top 250 Women in IP

2008 and 2010

"Legal Elite" for Intellectual Property

Virginia Business Magazine

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Now You See It, Now You Don't: District Court Finds That Reserving the Right to Change Terms Can Make a Contract Illusory

Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal
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