Lizzy Magarian
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Lizzy Magarian

Associate
magarian.lizzy@dorsey.com
Denver P +1 (303) 352-1167 F +1 (303) 648-6388

Overview

Lizzy represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracting, entity formation, and general corporate matters.
As a former in-house attorney, Lizzy has a genuine interest in understanding the intricacies of her clients’ businesses and transactions.

Education & Admissions

Loyola University Chicago (J.D., 2013), During law school, Lizzy was a member of the Annals of Health Law. She also served as a Judicial Extern for the Hon. Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Northwestern University (B.A., 2007), Honors in History

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Not admitted in Colorado.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Acted as outside counsel to a multinational engineering and electronics company, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts relating to the sale of supplies and equipment throughout Europe and the United States.
  • Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated a wide variety of national and international commercial agreements to meet business and legal needs, including complex technology, SaaS, sale and purchasing contacts, manufacturing, logistics, terms and conditions, packaging, and a variety of merger/acquisition deal agreements.
  • Sale of an ACDBE qualified concessionaire whose locations span airports throughout the United States.
  • Acquisition of a Traverse City-based private airline service.
  • Sale of an Illinois-based gaming company subject to the Illinois Video Gaming Act to a California-based private equity fund.
  • Represented a London-headquartered public company in a combined stock and asset purchase of four corrugated packaging facilities in Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Counseled entrepreneurs through startup and growth processes; drafted independent contractor agreements, promissory notes between stakeholders and entities, operating agreements, and other baseline corporate documents necessary for the foundation of a strong business.
  • Represented an Oregon-based manufacturer of audio and video equipment in a sale to a large family office.
  • Served as U.S. counsel for a London-based company in connection with the sale of a division that manufactures and distributes aircraft equipment in the U.S. and in Europe.
  • Represented individual buyer in the purchase of a tavern.
  • Represented an Iowa-based consumer device company in the acquisition of a California-based specialty insurance company. 

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology
Lizzy Magarian