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Soumya Sharma

Senior Counsel

New York

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Soumya Sharma

Senior Counsel

New York

Soumya is a senior counsel in our Corporate M&A group based in the New York office. She advises clients on cross-border and domestic, public and private M&A transactions.

Soumya focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions including leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, divestitures and corporate reorganizations. Her practice also includes representing clients in connection with strategic mergers, joint ventures, De-SPACs, venture capital and early stage investment activities. She has particular experience of managing major complex cross-border transactions. She also advises clients on general corporate matters.

Soumya was recognised in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for her high calibre work in Corporate Law. She was also selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2021 and 2022 (Corporate Law) and in Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star List in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Experience highlights


New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Admitted as an Attorney to the New York Bar in 2009


LL.M in Taxation Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

LL.M (Corporate Law), New York University School of Law

LL.B, Symbiosis Law School

Other noteworthy experience


  • Ensysce Biosciences in its De-SPAC transaction
  • Fisk Alloy, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer of copper alloy wires in connection with its agreement to be acquired by Thermo Technologies, an affiliate of Edify SA, a Swiss industrial holding company listed on the Euro-MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (previous firm experience)
  • HelloFresh SE, a Frankfurt Stock Exchange listed company, in its acquisition of GreenChef, a U.S. based meal-kit company.
  • The Dutch Denkavit Group in the acquisition of Grober Nutrition LLC
  • IndustrySafe Inc. in its acquisition by an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital.
  • L2 Capital Partner, a U.S. private equity firm, in the sale of require Holdings, LLC, a diversified real estate services platform, to LenderLive Services LLC.
  • Skyview Capital, a private equity firm, in the sale of its portfolio, Syncplicity Inc., to Axway, Inc.
  • TopSpin Partners, a U.S. private equity firm, in the acquisition of Stagnito Media
  • Marlin Equity Partners, a U.S. private equity firm, in the acquisition of Openwave mediation and messaging business from Unwired Planet

Pro bono

  • Advised Grand St. Settlement, a New York not for Profit Corporation, on commercial arrangements and joint ventures to enhance the various offerings for eldercare in New York.


Awards & accolades

Best Lawyers: Ones to watch

Corporate Law, 2021

Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star List

2017 through 2019

Published work

  • SPAC Lifecycle and Considerations for Private Companies, Bloomberg Law, 2020
  • Leveraged Dividend Recapitalizations, Lexis Practice Advisor: Private Equity by Lexis Securities Mosaic, 2016
  • How to Overcome International Joint Venture Risk, CFO Magazine, 2016