Elizabeth (Liz) M. Donley
Elizabeth Donley brings together multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional resources to create the right team to get each deal done efficiently and effectively. Elizabeth works with U.S. and international companies to accomplish their most complex and commercially strategic domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, asset purchases and sales, investments, joint ventures, strategic alliances, technology licenses, and complex commercial arrangements.
Elizabeth helps clients navigate general corporate and commercial issues, including internal restructurings and corporate governance matters. Clients appreciate Elizabeth's collaborative style of leadership and direct approach to finding and implementing practical, commercial solutions to challenging problems.
Elizabeth works with clients in a variety of industries, including industrials and consumer goods; aerospace, defense and government services; automotive; technology; health and life sciences; real estate; and hospitality. Elizabeth invests the time to get to know and fully understand her clients' organizations, businesses, and industries to provide effective and complementary advice tailored to fit the objectives of the matter at hand. She collaborates daily with regulatory and compliance professionals at Hogan Lovells across industry sectors — as well as subject matter advisors in critical areas such as antitrust and competition, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax, and environmental — to bring the right individuals to each project to achieve positive outcomes.
Before joining Hogan Lovells in 2007, Elizabeth was a partner at another international law firm. Previously, Elizabeth completed a two-year clerkship with the Honorable J. Owen Forrester, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Representation of PPG Industries, Inc. in connection with its US$2.3bn acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.
Representation of Honeywell International in its €113m acquisition of RSI Video Technologies, a leading global provider of intrusion detection systems.
Representation of PPG Industries, Inc. in its US$1.05bn acquisition of the North American architectural coatings business of Akzo Nobel, N.V.
Representation of Unisplendour Corporation in its proposed $3.775bn equity investment in Western Digital Corporation and the termination of the investment.
Representation of PPG Industries, Inc. in its acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer.
Representation of Lockheed Martin Corporation in a variety of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other transactional matters.
Representation of KPP Trustees Ltd. in its acquisition of Eastman Kodak Company's Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging businesses.
Representation of Lockheed Martin Corporation in the US$815m divestiture of its Enterprise Integration Group to Veritas Capital.
Representation of a global hospitality company in the acquisition of hotels and resorts in North America and the formation of various joint ventures.
Representation of a global automotive company in connection with various acquisitions of businesses and manufacturing facilities in North America.
Representative of a leading pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of drug therapies and licensing, manufacturing, and supply arrangements.
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Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) Advanced Contracts Conference: Putting It Together, Foundations for Effective Domestic and International Contracts
13 September 2012