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Mahvesh A. Qureshi

Partner
Washington, D.C.
Northern Virginia

Mahvesh A. Qureshi
Phone
+1 202 637 3677 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 703 610 6164 (Northern Virginia)
Fax
+1 202 637 5910 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 703 610 6200 (Northern Virginia)
Languages
Urdu, Spanish
Practice Group
Corporate

In an economy driven by innovation, companies and investors require legal advice that is practical, adaptable, and as fast-moving as they are. With more than 15 years of experience advising companies and investors on a range of complex transactions, Mahvesh Qureshi makes sure that she not only understands her client's business but also how to implement the best possible legal advice and strategy for their needs.

Mahvesh's clients include corporations (from large multi-nationals to emerging growth companies) and strategic and financial investors (private equity and venture-based). She works on a broad range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, divestitures, carveouts, joint ventures, and investments. In leading these transactions, Mahvesh understands the perspective from "all sides of the table," and knows that the best legal advice is one that helps clients efficiently solve short-term problems, with an eye on executing long-term strategies.

Mahvesh is experienced in leading transactions in a variety of industry sectors including technology, media, aerospace, defense, government services, industrials and commercial goods, energy, and healthcare. The combination of a multi-industry approach and diversity and breadth of transactional work uniquely positions Mahvesh to operate from a different perspective.

Mahvesh's passion for giving back and commitment to global issues has led her to advocate on behalf of worldwide poverty reduction, women's rights, and international development efforts inside and outside the firm. She led a number of extensive pro bono representations, including corporate governance and commercial matters for two global NGOs focused on international girls' education and governance and organizational advice to a government-led planning and disaster relief body.

Representative experience

PPG Industries in the sale of its flat glass operations to glass manufacturer Vitro S.A.B. de C.V.

21st Century Fox's formation of National Geographic Partners with The National Geographic Society.

ABS Capital in numerous investments and acquisitions of growth stage companies, including Bambeco, Viventium, Scale Computing, iZotope, RedZone, and INTTRA.

Hearst Corporation's investments in Complex Media and Lightbeam Health Solutions.

Lockheed Martin's disposition of Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated.

Babcock International Group's disposition of its U.S. aerospace, defense, and government services industry sector business.

Accenture's acquisition of Zenta US Holdings, Inc., a global mortgage processing and services company.

21st Century Fox's joint venture with Apollo to bring together Endemol, Shine Group, and CORE.

ABS Capital's acquisitions of ConnectYourCare from Express Scripts and Accurate Group Holdings from Evolution Partners.

Represented Cobham plc in the disposition of its U.S.-headquartered Analytic Solutions Business.

Represented NV5 Global, Inc., an engineering and services firm, in multiple strategic acquisitions.

Represented a power generation company in the sale of its interests in a hydroelectric facility.

Represented U.S. affiliate of UK-based defense contractor in its acquisition of an unmanned aerial vehicle services business.

Represented 21st Century Fox in equity investments in various multi-media companies.

Represented a nonprofit foundation in numerous investments in early stage growth companies.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 2001
  • B.A., Smith College, 1998

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia

2014-2015

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