Kristin Rulison

  • Associate
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.4769


Kristin Rulison represents public and private companies and other stakeholders in a range of corporate and transactional matters.

Ms. Rulison regularly advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other complex business transactions. Her practice also encompasses a range of corporate governance and securities law matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Rulison practiced at leading international law firms.


Ms. Rulison has represented clients in a range of corporate and transactional matters, including:

  • Ginkgo Bioworks in its US$15 billion de-SPAC merger with Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp.
  • CCC Information Services in its pending US$7 billion business combination with Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp.
  • Warburg Pincus and Vivtera in Vivtera’s acquisition of Arise Virtual Solutions
  • Daniele International in its acquisition by Entrepreneurial Equity Partners
  • Sonic Financial Corporation in its take-private acquisition of Speedway Motorsports at an enterprise value of more than US$1 billion
  • Ingersoll-Rand in its US$1.45 billion acquisition of Precision Flow Systems
  • Cambridge Franchise Holdings in its sale of 166 Burger King® restaurants and 55 Popeyes® restaurants to Carrols Restaurant Group
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb in the US$1.6 billion sale of its French consumer health business to Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings
  • The Weir Group in its acquisition of ESCO Corporation for an enterprise value of US$1.3 billion
  • A leading bank in its capacity as financial advisor to Juno Therapeutics in connection with Juno’s US$9 billion acquisition by Celgene
  • KCG Holdings in its US$1.4 billion acquisition by Virtu Financial
  • Evercore in the sale of its institutional trust and independent fiduciary business to Newport Group
  • Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media in the US$1.58 billion sale of a majority ownership interest in their affiliate BAMTech to The Walt Disney Company

*Certain matters above were handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification
  • New York
  • Ph.D. (expected), University of Rochester, 0
  • BA, University of Georgia, 0
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 0
    magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Executive Board Member of The Georgetown Law Journal
  • MA, University of Rochester, 0
  • MBA, Simon Business School, University of Rochester, 0
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Company Representation
  • Private Equity