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About Devony Schmidt

Devony is an associate in our M&A practice in New York focusing on corporate and financial transactions.

Recent work

  • AstraZeneca on its pending $39 billion acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals;
  • KLX Energy Services on its stock-for-stock merger with Quintana Energy Services;
  • Mast-Jagermeister on its investment in, and its exclusive distribution arrangements for, Teremana® tequila, the brand founded by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson;
  • Stanley Ventures on multiple equity investments in companies developing disruptive technologies, including Boxologic, Dynamic Green Products, Occo and Triditive; and
  • A major silicon valley technology company in various private acquisitions.



  • Harvard Law School
    • J.D., 2019
    • Harvard International Law Journal
  • University of Oxford
    • M.Phil., 2016
  •  Harvard University
    • B.A., with honors, magna cum laude, 2014

Bar Admission

  • New York