Gabrielle (Gabi) M. Witt

Gabrielle (Gabi) M. Witt

Northern Virginia

Email gabrielle.witt@​

Phone +1 703 610 6125

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

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 the defense, government services, life sciences, automotive, technology, and media sectors.

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

Awards and recognitions


Rising Star
Washington DC, Super Lawyers


Rising Star
Virginia, Super Lawyers

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

Represented Barings Alternative Investments in its strategic investment in GigaMonster, a leading fiber-based internet provider.

Represented NextNav in its US$70m Series D financing, prior equity, convertible debt financings, and general corporate matters.

Represented lead investor, Updata Partners, in Piano Software's US$22m Series B financing and subsequent follow-on round.

Represented Orthofix Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:OFIX) in its acquisition of artificial disc manufacturer Spinal Kinetics for US$45m, plus up to US$60m in contingent milestone payments.

Represented Laboratory Corporation of America (NYSE: LH) in its 2017 US$1.2bn of acquisition of Chiltern and its 2018 acquisition of Sciformix.

Advised Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) on its US$1.5bn acquisition of Intelligrated and its approximately €425m acquisition of Transnorm.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Represented 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.

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

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

Advised Spirit Aerosystems on acquisition of Fiber Materials, Inc., a technology company specializing in high-temperature materials and composites for aerospace and defense use from Edgewater Capital.

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