As a senior associate, Gabi Witt focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions and venture capital and private equity transactions. Gabi has significant experience advising strategic companies and fund-based investors on acquisitions and divestments, financings, joint ventures, and general corporate and commercial matters. She represents clients in a diverse range of industries, including defense, government services, automotive, technology, and media.

While in law school at Wake Forest University, Gabi served as the Senior Articles Editor of the Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law.

Education and admissions


J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, summa cum laude, 2011

B.A., University of Michigan, 2008


Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association

Member, Virginia State Bar

Bar admissions and qualifications



Representative experience

Representation of By Light Professional IT Services, a Virginia-based provider of IT, cloud, cyber, and infrastructure solutions to the U.S. Federal Government, in its acquisition by Sagewind Capital LLC.

Advising Noblis in its acquisition of National Security Partners, a provider of consulting and other services for the U.S. intelligence community

Advised LDiscovery, a leading electronic discovery firm, in seven strategic add-on acquisitions, and in its subsequent sale to The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth

Advised Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) on its US$1.5bn acquisition of Intelligrated, Inc., a leading warehouse automation and logistics provider

Advised Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB) on its acquisition of technology company Avention

Advised Columbia Capital in a broad range of global broadband, wireless, and technology investments, and joint venture opportunities

Advised MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) in its US$300m acquisition of Acentia, a provider of technology and management solutions to the U.S. federal government

Advised a global after-market brake parts manufacturer and distributor in its sale to investors including company management and a private equity fund

Advised multiple private equity and venture capital-backed companies in connection with debt, convertible debt, and equity financings

Advised a major solar energy company in the acquisition of global solar PV projects and project assets

Advised a private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of a portfolio of casual dining restaurants

Acquisition by KBR, Inc., of SGT, Inc., a provider of award-winning, high-value engineering, mission operations, scientific, and IT service solutions to federal government agencies.

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