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Thabisa R.W. Lane

New York

Thabisa R.W. Lane

Thabisa (Tabisa) Lane represents clients at the forefront of the world's fastest growing industries. From leading healthcare 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.

As a member of the firm's Africa Practice Group, Tabisa is a strong advocate of the economic potential of African countries. Tabisa has represented clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, and venture capital transactions involving African targets.

Tabisa has always had an interest in international business transactions. While at Columbia Law School, she received the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law after studying abroad at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She was also a staffer on the Columbia Business Law Review and a Regional Semi-Finalist in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court.

Representative Experience

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.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., Parker Certificate in International and Comparative Law Recipient, Columbia Law School, 2014
  • B.A., magna cum laude, George Washington University, 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York
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