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Sophie Zander


Sophie Zander is an associate in the Intellectual Property Transactions Group.


Representative matters

Representation of The Dow Chemical Company in its $130 billion transaction with DuPont involving the combination of the two companies and their separation into three publicly traded entities.

Representation of Raytheon in connection with its combination with United Technologies in a merger of equals.

Representation of Discovery in connection with the separation of its UKTV joint venture with BBC Studios.

Representation of Ardagh Group in connection with its agreement to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with Exal Corporation to create a global packaging company.

Representation of Boston Scientific in connection with its sale of its drug-eluting and bland embolizing bead business to Varian Medical Systems.

Representation of Intapp in connection with its acquisition of DealCloud.

Representation of Goldman Sachs in connection with its acquisition of OMH-HealthEdge Holdings and Omega Whitespace Health.

Representation of Baring Private Equity Asia in connection with its acquisition of AGS Health.

Representation of Stone Point Capital in connection with the sale of its portfolio company, Hodges-Mace, to Alight Solutions.

Representation of Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and other initial purchasers in connection with Harsco's high yield notes offering.

Representation of Ecopetrol in connection with its joint venture with Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Representation of Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. on signing definitive agreements for the acquisition of a majority stake in Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V.

Representation of the underwriters of Galera Therapeutics' initial public offering.

Representation of Credit Suisse, as administrative agent, on a financing for Upland Software.

Representation of Advanced Disposal Services in the sale of all its outstanding shares to Waste Management, Inc.



New York


New York University School of Law J.D.

Ursinus College B.A. cum laude

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.