Tobias Schad is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Technology and Life Sciences groups. Mr. Schad focuses his practice on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, software, information technology, retail and consumer products, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. He joined Goodwin in 2015.

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Mergers & Acquisitions
  • LaSalle Hotel Properties in its response to unsolicited public acquisition proposals from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, leading to its proposed $4.8 billion sale to Blackstone in a “going private” transaction, and subsequent acceptance of topping bid from, and $5.2 billion cash and shares acquisition by, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
  • PAREXEL in its $5 billion sale to Pamplona Capital Management in a “going private” transaction
  • Carbon Black in its $2.1 billion sale to VMware
  • Amplify Snack Brands (the maker of SkinnyPop popcorn) in its $1.6 billion sale to Hershey
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of NantKwest in NantKwest’s merger with ImmunityBio
  • Control4 in its $680 million sale to SnapAV, a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman
  • Neon Therapeutics in its $97 million sale to BioNTech
  • Neos Therapeutics in its all-stock merger with Aytu BioScience
  • resTORbio in its “reverse” merger with Adicet Bio, and related contingent value right (CVR)
  • MediaMorph in its sale to Whip Media Group
  • GLPI in its purchase of Tropicana Entertainment casinos
  • Planet Payment in its $257 million sale to Fintrax Group
  • Glossier in its acquisition of Dynamo E-Media
  • Dimension Therapeutics in its proposed sale to RegenxBio and subsequent acceptance of topping bid from, and $151 million sale to, Ultragenyx
  • Lennar Corporation in its $643 million acquisition of WCI Communities
  • Imprivata in its $544 million sale to Thoma Bravo in a “going private” transaction
  • Opower in its $532 million sale to Oracle


While attending law school, Mr. Schad was selected as an International Business Law Fellow and received the John P. O’ Boyle Memorial Scholarship. He was also a Notes & Comments editor for the Journal of Law & Policy, for which he authored Insane in the Membrane: Arguing Against the Forcible Medication of Mentally Ill Pre-Trial Defendants, 23 J.L. & Pol’y (2014).

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J.D., 2015
Brooklyn Law School

(cum laude)

B.A., 2011
University of Pittsburgh

(cum laude)

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