Narissa A. Lyngen

Associate, New York



Narissa Lyngen is an associate in the Firm's Tax Practice Group. Narissa's practice focuses on cross-border and domestic taxation, including tax aspects of global and domestic mergers, acquisitions, securities offerings, securitizations and financing transactions, as well as tax issues related to the ownership, use and assignment of intellectual property.

Narissa also advises clients on U.S. tax issues related to and the structuring of tax-free reorganizations and restructuring, and U.S. inbound and outbound tax issues related to FATCA, controlled foreign corporations, passive foreign investment companies, corporate inversions and tax treaties.

During law school, Narissa served as co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Harvard Law School
Tufts University


CVC Capital Partners, 2017
Representation of CVC Capital Partners in its US$1.425 billion acquisition of beauty and personal care products company PDC Brands from Yellow Wood Partners.

Triton Partners
Representation of Triton Partners in the acquisition of WernerCo, a Switzerland-based fully integrated international manufacturer and distributor of ladders, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment.

Quad-C Management, Inc., 2016
Representation of Quad-C Management, Inc. in its acquisition of Rainbow Early Education Holding, LLC, a leading provider of early education services which operates more than 120 schools across 12 states.

Anthem, Inc., 2016
Representation of Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in its recently terminated US$54.2 billion agreement to acquire Cigna Corporation, a combination that garnered front-page coverage for over 2 years and involved extensive coordination of a White & Case team of cross-practice lawyers in M&A, antitrust, litigation and bank finance.

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, 2015
Representation of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC in its US$2.65 billion acquisition of the US-based generic drug businesses, Roxane Laboratories and Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, from German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim. This acquisition positioned Hikma as the sixth largest company in the US generics market.

Omnicare, Inc., 2015
Representation of Omnicare, Inc. in its US$12.7 billion sale to CVS Health.

Anthem, Inc., 2014
Representation of Anthem, Inc. in its acquisition of Simply Healthcare, Inc., which, through its two subsidiaries, Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. and Better Health, Inc., is a leading managed care company for people enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare programs in the State of Florida.

Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A./Wind Acquisition Finance S.A., 2014
Representation of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A., a leading Italian telecoms operator, and its wholly owned subsidiary Wind Acquisition Finance S.A. (WAF) in a corporate refinancing that included a new €4 billion issuance by WAF of three tranches of senior secured bonds.


Basel III: Dynamics of State Implementation, 53 Harv. Int'l L.J. 519, 2012

The Financial Stability Board: The New Face of International Financial Regulation, 54 Harv. Int'l L.J. Online (Special Report) i, 2013, (co-author with Clayton Simmons)