Meryl practices in the areas of venture capital, corporate law, and private equity. She advises companies and investment funds from initial formation through the life cycle of a fund, on co-investments and strategic partnerships, as well as in general corporate matters. Meryl’s experience includes investment regulatory and internal compliance reviews, as well as corporate governance and ESG investment programs.
Meryl joined the firm after working in-house for an institutional investor. She received her J.D. cum laude from American University Washington College of Law, and she also holds an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Boston University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University. She is a member of the North Carolina and New York state bars.
- Raleigh City Farm, Treasurer of the Board of Directors
Our Capital Markets practice group focuses on assisting clients in financing transactions. From start-ups seeking seed or venture capital to larger private and public equity and debt financings, our experience and expertise helps clients close successful deals.
For over 40 years, we have helped founders, start-ups, and emerging companies form, finance, and grow their businesses, and have assisted countless angel investors and venture capital firms with their investment activities.
The Investment Funds practice group is an interdisciplinary team of attorneys who focus on formation and management of private investment funds, and representation of fund sponsors, managers, advisers, and investors. We provide legal counsel in all relevant areas, including fund structure, tax planning, securities laws, internal ownership and control, regulatory, and other legal matters.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our M&A practice group is composed of experienced transactional attorneys focused on handling the complexities of M&A transactions. We take pride in working closely with our clients at every stage of the process, from pre-transaction preparation and deal structuring in order to maximize value and minimize risk, through due diligence, to drafting and negotiating definitive agreements, and ultimately to closing and post-closing advice.