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Mackenzie Morse Powers

Partner
+1.919.743.7315
Fax +1.919.516.2053
Mackenzie Powers is a partner in the Raleigh office. Her practice focuses on corporate law, including joint ventures and strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, divestures, commercial contracts, and corporate governance. Ms. Powers advises clients in a number of industries, including health care, life sciences, technology, manufacturing, retail, transportation, financial services and media.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Powers practiced in the Corporate group of the New York office of a global law firm where she focused on public and private corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, going-private transactions, joint ventures, and asset divestitures.

Achievements

  • 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star (Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star (Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star (Mergers and Acquisitions)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth (Raleigh/Durham)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle - Board Member
  • Representation of a clinical laboratory company in connection with multiple acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures
  • Representation of a biotech company and its affiliates in connection with multiple acquisitions
  • Representation of a clinical research organization in connection with multiple acquisitions
  • Representation of a synthetic materials company in connection with its increased investment in a synthetic wine closure company and related joint venture
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in connection with the sale of a manufacturing site to a pharmaceutical and industrial contract manufacturing firm
  • Representation of a private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of an auto-body repair business
  • Representation of a media company in connection with its tender offer for shares of a broadcasting company
  • Representation of a medical office property real estate investment trust in connection with its acquisition of healthcare facility company
  • Representation of a multifamily apartment properties real estate investment trust in connection with its sale to a real estate advisory firm
  • Representation of a private equity firm in connection with its acquisition of an aircraft leasing and management services company