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Meredith M. Leary

Technology Transactions & Related Litigation Experience

  • Representing a diverse group of clients in drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex technology transactions and license agreements
  • Representing large clients in sensitive separations from critical professional services provider relationships
  • Representing clients in navigating and responding to software audit requests from key software vendors
  • Representing a large financial institution in launching arrangements with other financial institutions and data aggregators to enable consumers to securely access and control the flow of their data
  • Representing global financial institutions in negotiated terminations of long-term technology vendor relationship, including wind-downs of large outsourcing arrangements and the negotiation of transition services agreements
  • Representing a public sector client in a high-profile investigation and subsequent vendor dispute regarding a failed health care information technology project implementation
  • Represented a major health care provider in its negotiated termination of its relationship with one of its core technology providers
  • Led a “bet the company” arbitration on behalf of a publicly owned biotech, and obtained a successful settlement of an arbitration based on competing claims under the parties’ licensing agreement
  • Achieved a favorable resolution on behalf of a major academic center in federal court litigation concerning a collaboration agreement and ownership of the resulting intellectual property
  • Represented a publicly owned biotechnology company in an arbitration over a multibillion-dollar drug development collaboration. The arbitration resulted in a victory which confirmed the client’s right to co-develop one of the world’s largest-selling cancer drugs 

Additional Experience

  • Achieved a decisive arbitration victory on behalf of a supplier in a complex contractual dispute with an automobile manufacturer, resulting in an award of over $10M plus attorneys’ fees and expert costs
  • Led a litigation team representing an international energy company in a dispute over control of a multibillion-dollar company in the Delaware Chancery Court
  • Led a public life sciences company Audit Committee investigation into improper revenue recognition activities
  • Obtained an award of summary judgment and the recovery of a significant award of attorneys’ fees and expert costs on behalf of several medical and dental technology private equity portfolio companies in a complex contract dispute
  • Represented a major life insurance company in an arbitration proceeding against its reinsurer regarding a rate increase.
Case Study
In a case alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, a Mintz corporate and litigation team led by lawyers Seth Goldman and Stephen Curley achieved a very favorable settlement for plaintiffs — minority stockholders who hadn’t received a financial return on their early-stage investment in
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Mintz secured an award of more than $10 million after an eight-day arbitration for an automotive supplier that is a portfolio company of a Mintz private equity client. The automotive supplier had sued a truck manufacturing company for contract violations.
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Mintz successfully achieved a nine figure arbitration award on behalf of a Boston-based biotechnology company before the International Chamber of Commerce.
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