Linda M. Sim

Partner, Los Angeles



Linda Sim is a partner in the Firm's Technology Transactions practice within its Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is based in the Los Angeles office. She has a transactional practice that focuses on intellectual property and technology.

Linda has extensive experience negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial agreements ranging from in and outbound software licensing arrangements, systems development and integration, cloud-based services, service agreements, as well as IT and business outsourcing arrangements. She also counsels clients on the intellectual property related aspects of M&A transactions, as well as data security and privacy issues that arise as part of technology deals. Linda represents clients across a range of industries including commercial real estate, automotive, financial services, entertainment, consumer products, and healthcare.

Linda was also previously in-house at Accenture Australia and Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Bars and Courts
California State Bar
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
The Australian National University
The Australian National University

with honors

Certificate in Law
Kyushu University


Representative transactions include the following:

Representation of eMagin Corporation (NYSE American: EMAN), a U.S.-based leader in the development, design, and manufacture of Active-Matrix OLED microdisplays for high-resolution, AR/VR and other near-eye imaging products, in entering into a definitive agreement with Samsung Display Co. Ltd. ("Samsung Display"), a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX: 005930) and manufacturer and distributor of display products, pursuant to which Samsung Display has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of eMagin in a transaction valued at approximately US$218 million.

Representation of Riverbed Holdings, Inc. (the "Company"), a leading IT solutions provider, in connection with the acquisition of the Company by Vector Capital

Representation of Mill Rock Capital, a growth and operations oriented private equity company, in purchase of all the outstanding equity of Asbury Carbons, Inc., a leading supplier of carbon products.

Representation of Sole Source Capital LLC, an industrial-focused private equity firm, on its platform deal acquiring Lee Fish USA, LLC, an importer and distributor of seafood originating from New Zealand and Australia, among other international locations.

Representation of AutoCruitment LLC, an industry leader in clinical trial patient recruitment in its sale to NovaQuest Capital Management, a life science investment firm.

Representation of a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), an integrated power company involved in energy generation and retail electricity, in its sale of various assets, including sale and lease-back of the land underlying Astoria Generating Station, to Beacon Wind Land LLC, a joint venture formed by Equinor and BP.

Representation of Zalando SE, a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle, on its participation in the Series B-3 financing round of Circ, Inc., a US-based fabric recycling company.

Representation of European Lithium AT (Investments) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of European Lithium Ltd (ASX: EUR), on its entry into a definitive agreement for a US$750 million business combination with Sizzle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: SZZL), a special purpose acquisition company. The business combination will result in the formation of Critical Metals Corp., which is expected to be a leading lithium mining company.

Representation of EnCap Investments L.P., a leading private equity firm specializing in the energy industry, on its sale of Jupiter Power LLC, a leading operator and developer of stand-alone, utility-scale battery energy storage systems in the United States and a portfolio company of EnCap, to an affiliate of BlackRock Alternatives.

Representation of ABM Industries, Inc., one of the world's largest providers of integrated facility services, in its acquisition of RavenVolt, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of advanced turn-key microgrid systems utilized by commercial and industrial companies.

Representation of MNG Havayollari Ve Tasimacilik A.S. (MNG Airlines), a global logistics provider and e-commerce enabler, on its entry into a definitive agreement to become a publicly traded company through a business combination with Golden Falcon Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: GFX), a special purpose acquisition company, for a pro-forma enterprise value of US$676 million.

Part of deal team representing Sneaker Con, in the sale of its sneaker authentication business to eBay.*

Lead Counsel to a global automotive company in multi-vendor negotiations to implement a suite of cybersecurity related products.*

Lead Counsel for global cosmetics brand in negotiating and drafting license agreements for chemical formulations used in consumer products.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case.

Awards and Recognition

ACLU of Southern California 2021 Community Service Award

2016 Recipient of The State Bar of California's Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services