Meredith A. Haviland

Partner, Deputy Chair, Business Department - Boston

Meredith Haviland’s corporate practice focuses on emerging companies, investors and investment advisers. She regularly represents investors in venture capital transactions, including initial and follow-on rounds. On the company side, Meredith counsels companies across a broad spectrum of development stages and assists them with matters including formation, structure, securing venture capital financing and general corporate matters. She also regularly counsels companies in respect of strategic business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on international business transactions.

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  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2004
  • Bates College, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998

Representative Experience

  • Represented True Green Capital Management LLC in the closing of its $113M fund, the True Green Capital Opportunity Partnership, L.P.
  • Represented CommonAngels in numerous transactions including Vivoom, Loci Controls and Podium Data.
  • Represented System Industrie Electronic Holding AG in the sale of its subsidiary, SIE Computing Solutions, Inc.
  • Represented Arcam AB in its acquisition of DiStanto Technology, Inc.
  • Represented Te Waihou Plantations Limited in connection with its acquisition of forestry land and related assets from Carter Holt Harvey HBU Limited.
  • Acquisition of Interactive Supercomputing by Microsoft
  • ABIOMED, Inc.’s acquisition of Impella CardioSystems AG
  • Extensive experience with international forestry transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of forestry land and related assets in New Zealand and Australia.

Professional Experience


  • Boston College Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Charles A. Dana Scholar


  • 100 Women in Hedge Funds, Education Committee Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Women's Bar Association, Member
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  • Massachusetts