Leah Baucom is a partner in the Charlotte office and focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters. She has represented both public and private companies—including private equity sponsors—on a range of matters, including leveraged buyouts, public and private divestitures, spin-offs, joint ventures, special committee representation, activist stockholder defense and other strategic investments and sales.
Leah was named a 2021 Top Rising Star by The Deal, which recognizes exemplary US-based partners with a focus on M&A and private equity.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Leah was an associate in the New York office of another international law firm.
- American Bar Association
- New York Bar Association
- Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
- “Who Owns the Virtual Items?”, Duke Law & Technology Review, 2010
- "Fandom acquires leading entertainment & gaming brands including Gamespot, TV Guide and Metacritic," PR Newswire, 3 October 2022.
- Mentioned, "Amorepacific Acquires Tata Harper Skincare," Women's Wear Daily, 1 September 2022.