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Freshfields advises TriNet in acquisition of Zenefits

Freshfields is advising TriNet in its acquisition of Zenefits, a People Operations platform purpose-built for small- and medium-size businesses. More details about the transaction can be found here.

The Freshfields corporate team is led by Silicon Valley-based partner John Fisher and associates Olaf Ehlers, David Chen, Stephen Brady and Chinyere Obi from the Silicon Valley and New York offices. Partner Menachem Kaplan and associates Marissa Yu and Jennifer Lei advised on IP matters; partner Maj Vaseghi and associate Sarah Ghulamhussain on benefits matters; partner Claude Stansbury and associate David Mitchell on tax matters; partner Christine Lyon, counsel Brock Dahl and associate Sarah Houston on data privacy and security matters; partner Justin Stewart-Teitelbaum, counsel Laura Onken and associate Andrew Henderson on antitrust matters; and partner David Almroth and associate Michael David Harris on finance matters.


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