Tracy A. Bacigalupo is a partner in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster. She practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, real estate investment trust and investment company law, venture capital transactions, and intellectual property law.
Ms. Bacigalupo focuses her practice on negotiating and advising both public and private companies in connection with acquisitions, mergers, divestitures and other strategic collaborations.
Ms. Bacigalupo also counsels real estate investment trusts and open- and closed-end investment companies, as well as their directors and trustees, on a broad range of matters, including strategic transactions, capital markets transactions, financings, and corporate governance. In this context, she has represented buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, including several valued at more than $1 billion; has represented issuers in equity and debt offerings, including initial public offerings; and has provided advice to companies, boards of directors and board committees regarding duties of directors, interested director transactions, charter and bylaw provisions, stockholder activism preparedness and takeover defenses.
Ms. Bacigalupo also advises clients on intellectual property development, protection, and enforcement strategies, as well as software development and licensing arrangements.
Ms. Bacigalupo has been recognized by the legal ranking and news service Lawdragon as one of the "3,000 Leading Lawyers in America" and was recognized by Legal 500 in 2014 for her work in project finance, and in 2012 for her work in the area of mergers and acquisitions. The Baltimore Sun recognized Ms. Bacigalupo as one of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore’s “Top Rated Lawyers” in its 2012 Definitive Guide to Legal Representation.
She is a member of the American Bar Association – Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Section of Business Law; and the Maryland State Bar Association – Committee on Corporate Laws.
Ms. Bacigalupo received her J.D. from Washington and Lee University and her B.A. from Hollins College. She is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C., and Maryland.
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