Audra M. Dowless is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity group and represents private equity sponsors and private companies in connection with a variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, recapitalizations, cross-border transactions, joint ventures, spinoffs, carveouts, and restructurings. Ms. Dowless also serves as outside general counsel to private companies with respect to ongoing matters related to corporate structure, corporate governance, shareholder and co-investor relations, management incentive plans, debt facilities, equity financings, executive compensation, and commercial arrangements.

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Ms. Dowless’ past representations have included:

  • Peloton Equity in connection with its sale of HealthPlanOne, a provider of direct-to-consumer Medicare enrollment services
  • Primus Capital in connection with its acquisition of Trilliant Health, a data science and analytics company
  • The Halifax Group in connection with its acquisition of StrataTech Education Group, a provider of facility-based post-secondary education
  • Primus Capital in connection with its sale of Forte Research Systems, a standards-based clinical research technology solutions provider
  • Primus Capital in connection with its acquisition TrackVia, a low-code workflow platform for operations
  • JMI Equity in connection with its equity investment in AlertMedia, an emergency communication software platform
  • The PromptCare Companies, a portfolio company of The Halifax Group and healthcare provider, in connection with its acquisitions of Hollywood Medical Supply and Premier Specialty Infusion
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Dowless practiced in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.

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J.D., 2010
The George Washington University Law School

(with honors)

The George Washington Law Review

B.A., 2005
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill



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