Leen Al-Alami


  • Leen Al-Alami
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1880

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Leen Al-Alami advises private equity and corporate clients in a variety of transactions, both domestic and cross-border, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as well as in general corporate governance matters.  Her clients span a wide range of industries, including technology, chemicals, mining, healthcare and life sciences.   

Ms. Al-Alami is a 2013 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where she was associate editor of the Journal of Business Law.  She holds a B.A., cum laude, and an M.A., both from Harvard University. She is a native speaker of English and Arabic, and is fluent in French and conversational in Hebrew.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law

  • Private Equity

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Corporate Governance

Representative Matters

  • Represented L2P, a Philadelphia architecture and design firm, in its sale to Stantec Architecture Inc., a publicly traded international architecture and engineering company.

  • Advised CMS Technologies, Inc. dba Prevenio®, a leading provider of innovative food safety solutions primarily for protein and produce industries, in its $170 million acquisition by JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT), a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry.

  • Represented Piramal Pharma Solutions, a contract development and manufacturing organization, in its acquisition of a solid oral dosage drug product manufacturing facility owned by G&W Laboratories, Inc.

  • Represented QuadGen Wireless Solutions, a provider of end-to-end telecommunications solutions, in its acquisition by a subsidiary of MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ)

  • Represented Bold Technologies, a leading provider of alarm monitoring software, in its acquisition by EverCommerce.

  • Represented Community Veterinary Partners, an owner of a network of veterinary hospitals, in its acquisition of several veterinary practices.

  • Represented Vertical Bridge, the largest private owner and manager of communication infrastructure in the U.S., in its acquisition of STC Towers, LLC, a cell tower development company.  

  • Represented Eminent Global Logistics, a transportation management systems implementation and service company, in its acquisition by private equity-backed Redwood Logistics.

  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners in the sale of The Harvard Drug Group to Cardinal Health for US$1.12 billion.

  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners and MacDermid Incorporated, a specialty chemical company, in the US$1.8 billion sale of MacDermid to Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited (LSE: PAH).

  • Represented Graham Partners in the sale of Strata Proximity Systems and Strata Products, a global provider of safety products and services in the mining industry, to Wingate Partners.

  • Represented Graham Partners in its acquisition of Acme Cryogenics, a manufacturer of cryogenic gas equipment and systems, and its acquisition of OptConnect, a provider of IoT connectivity solutions.

  • Represented Versa Capital Management in its acquisition of Silver Airways.

  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners in the US$500 million sale of NMTI Holdings, Inc., a technology company and hotel booking services provider, to Amadeus IT Holdings SA, a leading Spanish travel technology company (AMS.MC).

  • Represented Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) in its offering of €650 million senior notes and of €600 million senior notes.

  • Represented Stripes Group in connection with its participation as lead investor in a Series D financing round of Udemy, Inc.


  • Pennsylvania


  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 2013
    - Associate Editor, Journal of Business Law
  • Harvard University, M.A., 2004
  • Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 2004


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2020-present
  • Kleinbard LLC
    - Associate, 2018-2020
  • Dechert LLP
    - Associate, 2012-2018

Professional Activities

  • Member, ACG Women’s Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2021-2023
  • The Legal Intelligencer Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2022 

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Co-Chair, Seeds of Peace Global Leadership Committee

  • The Barnes Foundation, Member, Barnes Art Ball Art Committee
  • Support Center for Child Advocates, Volunteer Attorney (Child Advocate)

Selected Publications