Thabisa R.W. Lane

Thabisa R.W. Lane

Senior Associate
New York

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 212 918 3629

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Thabisa R.W. ("Tabisa") Lane represents clients at the forefront of the world's fastest growing industries. From leading health care providers to media powerhouses to venture capitalists, she advises companies on a wide range of business and corporate matters. Her public and private mergers and acquisitions experience enables her to assist clients in managing risk and capitalizing on commercial opportunities.

In addition to her corporate practice, Tabisa is also committed to pro bono work. She has counseled a wide range of pro bono clients in areas such as employment law, entrepreneurship, and nonprofit corporate governance.

While in law school, Tabisa served as a staffer on the Columbia Business Law Review and was a Semi-Finalist in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. She also received the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law.

Education and admissions


J.D., Columbia Law School, Parker Certificate in International and Comparative Law Recipient, 2014

B.A., The George Washington University, magna cum laude, 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Advised Celgene in its US$9bn acquisition of Juno Therapeutics.

Advised Labcorp in its US$1.2bn acquisition of Chiltern.

Advise 21st Century Fox in matters related to internal restructuring.

21st Century Fox's US$725m joint venture with National Geographic with respect to National Geographic's magazine, TV, and other media assets.

Kingdom Holding Company's US$247m investment in Lyft, Inc.

Allergan's US$40.5bn divestiture of its global generic pharmaceuticals business.

Labcorp's acquisition of Sequenom, Inc.

One Rock Capital Partners' acquisition of North Pacific Paper Company, LLC.

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