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Freshfields Advises TriNet on Acquisition of Clarus R+D Solutions

Freshfields has advised TriNet on its acquisition of Clarus R+D Solutions, an industry-leading, service- and expertise-driven fintech solutions company that simplifies the R&D tax credit process for SMBs. More details about the transaction can be found here.

The Freshfields corporate team was led by Silicon Valley-based Partner John Fisher, Senior Associate Michal Netanyahu and Associate Lauren Storwick from the New York office. Partner Menachem Kaplan and Associates Marissa Yu and Mili Astesiano advised on IP matters; Partner Nicole Foster and Counsel Sarah Ghulamhussain on benefits matters; Partner Joe Soltis and Associate Thomas Bourneuf on tax matters; and Partner Christine Lyon, Counsel Brock Dahl and Associate Sarah Houston on data privacy and security matters.


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