Michele Maney is a partner in Goodwin’s M&A/Corporate Governance and Technology practices, where she advises strategic and institutional investors on structuring, negotiation and implementing cross-border and domestic mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, LBOs and divestitures. She represents corporate clients, including early-stage companies from formation, advising on setting and achieving strategic and operational goals, raising financing and providing commercial and corporate governance advice to Boards of Directors and management. 
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  • Represented Keywords Studios Plc - an international technical services provider to the global video gaming industry - in its $66.4 million acquisition of the outstanding shares of VMC Consulting Corporation and Volt Canada Inc.*
  • Represented PlentyOfFish Media, Inc. - a Canadian online dating site, in its $575 million sale to the Match Group, a subsidiary of IAC *
  • Represented a global pharmaceutical company in a $132 million licensing and purchase option arrangement for pharmaceutical products in multiple jurisdictions*
  • Represented a global publisher of scientific and medical print and online content in multiple venture-type minority investments – with purchase options – in U.S.-based start-up companies focused on software and other products for the life sciences*
  • Represented a UK-based tobacco company in its acquisition of a Colombian cigarette company for an enterprise value of $452 million*
  • Represented a leading healthcare and scientific publisher in its $143 million sale of a software solutions provider*
  • Represented a private equity fund in a $150 million leveraged buyout of an extruder company with U.S. and foreign operations*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Maney was a partner at Venable LLP in New York. Previously, she was a partner at Baker & McKenzie and before that she was an associate at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP.
Professional activities
Ms. Maney is a member of the New York State Bar Association.


Ms. Maney was awarded the Technology of the Year award from the Association for Corporate Growth New York for her role representing PlentyOfFish Media, Inc.

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J.D., 2000
University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., History, 1992
Yale University



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