Linda M. Sim
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.
Representative transactions include the following:
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.
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