Andrea Ramezan-Jackson represents clients on corporate and partnership taxation. Her experience includes representing US and non-US corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies as well as private equity and venture capital funds with respect to tax matters pertaining to domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and reorganizations as well as financings, initial public offerings (including Up-C and SPAC transactions), divestitures, and other restructuring transactions. She was highlighted by The Legal 500 US as a Next Generation Lawyer for her international tax work.

Ms. Ramezan-Jackson’s complex transactional tax practice has included representation of numerous public and private companies, private equity and venture capital funds and investors, including the following representative matters:

Initial Public Offerings

  • Solo Brands Inc. in its US$219 million Up-C IPO
  • Brilliant Earth Group, Inc. in its US$115 million Up-C IPO
  • Underwriters in the Dutch Bros. Inc. US$484 million Up-C IPO
  • Bioventus Inc. in its US$119 million Up-C IPO
  • GoHealth, Inc. in its US$914 million Up-C IPO
  • Camping World Holdings’ (NYSE: CWH) in its Up-C IPO
  • Underwriters in the US$552 million Up-C IPO of BellRing Brands, a subsidiary of Post Holdings, Inc.
  • Scientific Games and SciPlay in the US$363 million Up-C IPO of SciPlay, a subsidiary of Scientific Games
  • Neff Corp’s (Nasdaq: Neff) in its Up-C IPO 

Mergers & Acquisitions


  • P3 Health Partners in its US$2.3 billion Up-C de-SPAC business combination with Foresight Acquisition Corp.
  • Marketwise in its US$3 billion Up-C de-SPAC business combination with Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp.
  • Bioventus Inc. in its US$518 million acquisition of Misonix, Inc.
  • CoStar Group, Inc. in its US$250 million acquisition of Homesnap, Inc.
  • NRG Energy Inc. in its US$3.625 billion acquisition of Direct Energy
  • Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. SPAC in its merger with Faraday Future to create a combined company with a value in excess of US$3.3 billion
  • Athene Holding Ltd. in its US$1.55 billion (35% stake) sale to Apollo Global Management
  • 2U Inc. in its US$750 million acquisition of Trilogy Educational Services Inc.
  • Rice Energy Inc. in its US$2.7 billion acquisition of Vantage Energy through an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure
  • Broadcom Limited in its US$5.5 billion acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
  • LDiscovery, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth, in the acquisition of Kroll Ontrack
  • Broadcom Limited (formerly Avago Technologies) in its US$37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation
  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals in its US$3.5 billion sale to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Multimedia Games in its US$1.2 billion sale to Global Cash Access Holdings

Private Equity

  • EQT in its acquisition of RIMES Technologies Corporation
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC in its:
    • US$1.6 billion acquisition, together with its joint venture partner Goldman Sachs, of Lucid Energy Group
    • US$3.8 billion acquisition, through Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II, of Alta Mesa Holdings and Kingfisher Midstream in an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure
    • US$1.6 billion acquisition, through Silver Run Acquisition Corporation, of Centennial Resources in an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure
  • The Carlyle Group in its:
    • US$5 billion recapitalization of PPD
    • Acquisition of ECi by Apax Partners
    • Bank and bond financing relating to its US$7 billion acquisition of Veritas from Symantec
    • US$2.07 billion sale of Landmark Aviation to BBA Aviation plc
    • US$4.9 billion acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings (now known as Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA)) from DuPont
    • Acquisition of Novetta Solutions from Arlington Capital Partners
    • US$3.46 billion acquisition (together with BC Partners) of the Milton Roy, Sullair and Sundyne industrial products businesses (now known as Accudyne Industries) from United Technologies Corporation
    • US$3.9 billion acquisition of Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. (together with Hellman & Friedman Capital Partner’s) 
    • US$1.39 billion sale of ARINC Inc. to Rockwell Collins
    • Sale of the Sequa Automotive Group to The Jordan Company
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Inc. in its US$1.75 billion acquisition of Brazos Midstream Holdings’ Delaware Basin subsidiaries
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and the Mauser Group (Mauser) in the US$2.3 billion sale of Mauser to Stone Canyon Industries
  • ArcLight Capital in its US$1.065 billion acquisition of US hydroelectric assets, TC Hydro from TransCanada
  • Onex Partners in its (together with the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board’s) US$5.4 billion sale of Gates Corporation to the Blackstone Group
  • GTCR in its:
    • Sale of Protection One Inc. to Apollo Global Management LLC
    • Acquisition and combination of Cision and Vocus, Inc.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its US$1.425 billion sale of its 50% interest in Ruby Pipeline to Veresen Inc.
  • Cinven’s US$915 million acquisition of Medpace Inc. from CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • LLM in Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2005
  • JD, West Virginia University College of Law, 2004
    Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Law Review
  • BSBA Finance, West Virginia University, 2000
    magna cum laude