Linda J. Crow

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Linda J. Crow practices in the area of corporate law. A qualified solicitor in England and Wales, Ms. Crow has considerable experience in all types of company, corporate finance transactions and commercial matters involving domestic and cross-border acquisitions (including post-completion dispute resolution), disposals, joint ventures, IPOs, secondary issues, takeovers and take privates. She represents public companies listed on the London Stock Exchange main market and its junior market AIM, as well as companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

Ms. Crow’s experience in commercial matters includes advising on privacy compliance, agency matters, distributorships, procurement (contentious and non-contentious) and outsourcing deals, including the EU and UK antitrust aspects of such transactions. She also represents clients in export control matters and has extensive experience working with international blue-chip groups that choose to restructure for commercial reasons. Ms. Crow frequently advises solvent clients seeking to enhance the bottom line, increase shareholder value or operate in a more financially efficient and effective manner.

Ms. Crow earned her LL.B., with honours, in 1986 from the University of the West of England.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing

Admissions

  • England and Wales

Education

  • University of the West of England, LL.B., 1986

Experience

  • Duane Morris
    - Partner, 2016-present
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
    - Partner/Counsel, 2009-2016
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
    - Counsel, 2008-2009
  • Pinsent Masons LLP
    - Partner, 2001-2008
  • Martineau Johnson
    - Partner, 1998-2001
  • Foster Baxter Cooksey
    - Partner/Associate, 1993-1998
  • Wragge & Co.
    - Associate, 1991-1993
  • Lanyon Bowdler
    - Trainee Solicitor, 1989-1991

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Selected Publications

  • "Outsourcing IT: Dealing With Change and Exercising Control," Practical Law's Outsourcing Guide, September 2014 and September 2015
  • "Looking at Change and Control in Outsourcing IT Contracts," Practical Law's Outsourcing Guide, August 2013
  • "U.S. Food Importers Face Tougher Rules After New Act," Food Manufacture Magazine, November 2012
  • "Hurdles Across the Border," Financial Times, September 2012

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • "Current Market Trends - Practical Guidance for Getting Your Deal Done and Avoiding Pitfalls," Iowa Mergers & Acquisitions National Conference, Des Moines, 2014
  • "Current Trends in M&A: International Aspects," Iowa Mergers & Acquisitions National Conference, Des Moines, 2013
  • "Emerging Market Strategies: Market Entry, Operational Issues and Compliance (FCPA)," Food & Agriculture National Conference, Minneapolis, 2012
  • "Interesting Legal Differences and Pointers for Doing Business in the UK," Doing Business in the UK Seminar, Indianapolis, 2012
  • "International Markets: Globalization of the Production Food System," Food, Agriculture & Biofuels National Conference, Minneapolis, 2010