Simone Waterbury

Simone Waterbury

Simone Waterbury
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Simone Waterbury is a counsel in Goodwin’s Antitrust and Competition practice. She advises domestic and multinational businesses and private equity firms on their obligations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and foreign merger control and foreign direct investment regimes, assessing reportability for a wide variety of complex transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, hospital collaborations, license agreements, investment funds, and club deals.


Simone’s recent representative experience includes:

  • Poshmark in its acquisition by Naver Corporation for approximately $1.6 billion
  • Citrix Systems in its definitive agreement under which affiliates of Vista Equity Partners, and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management L.P., will acquire Citrix for $16.5 billion
  • Forma Therapeutics in its acquisition by Novo Nordisk for $1.1 billion
  • Thoma Bravo in its acquisition of Nearmap for AUD $1.055 billion
  • 908 Devices in its acquisition of TRACE Analytics
  • TA Associates in its significant strategic growth investment in Veracode
  • Backstage Holdings in its acquisition by Cast & Crew
  • Audacious Inquiry in its acquisition by PointClickCare Technologies
  • ELEVATE Management in its sale to LRQA
  • Helion in its $500 million Series E financing
  • EverTrue in its merger with ThankView
  • Trillium Therapeutics in its acquisition by Pfizer for $2.26 billion

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Simone was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. 




Suffolk University Law School


Northeastern University


Bates College



  • Massachusetts