Olivia Tyrrell

Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP

Olivia Tyrrell

Olivia Tyrrell

Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Olivia Tyrrell is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group in Chicago. Ms. Tyrrell has also practiced in the Firm's Sydney and Barcelona offices and gained extensive experience in counseling clients on a wide variety of corporate and securities transactions. She is a member of Baker & McKenzie's North America Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Steering Committee, the American Bar Association's Task Force on International Transactions and the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. Additionally, she acts as board member and treasurer of Kaleidoscope Inc., and is also a volunteer for Lawyers in the Classroom at McCutcheon Elementary. Ms.Tyrrell received the “Chicago 40 Under 40” award from The National Law Journal.

Practice Focus

Ms. Tyrrell advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, particularly on cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate reorganizations and co-development and licensing agreements. She has acted as lead counsel for several multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in high-profile transactions. Ms. Tyrrell has also worked on several large and complex transactions in India. In addition, she routinely advises clients on establishing operations outside the United States.

Representative Legal Matters

* Advised Abbott Laboratories with respect to a wide range of transactions, including:
* The sale to Mylan of a portfolio of branded specialty and generic drugs in developed markets outside the United States (USD5.3 billion);
* Spin-off of Abbott Laboratories’ research-based pharmaceutical business;
* Global separation and spin-off of its research-based pharmaceutical business and the formation of a new publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, AbbVie Inc.
* Acquisition of Piramal Healthcare Limited’s Healthcare Solutions business (USD3.8 billion);
* Acquisition of Solvay’s pharmaceutical, vaccine and diagnostics businesses (USD6.2 billion);
* Acquisition of Guidant’s worldwide vascular interventions and endovascular solutions businesses in 35 jurisdictions (USD4.6 billion);
* Acquisition of the cardiology, radiology and peripheral interventional business of Jomed N.V. in 22 jurisdictions;
* License and Supply Agreement with Zydus Cadila of India for 24 Zydus pharmaceutical products in 15 emerging markets (and option for 40 additional products).

* Advised Hospira, Inc. with respect to its acquisition of India’s Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals generic injectable pharmaceuticals business (USD400 million) and its acquisition of Mayne Pharma Inc., an Australian publicly traded company with operations in 32 countries (USD2.1 billion).
* Advised Schering-Plough Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Organon BioSciences from Akzo Nobel (USD14.4 billion).
* Advised CommScope, Inc. with respect to the international aspects of the cash merger/going private transaction with The Carlyle Group (approximately USD3 billion), its merger with Andrew Corporation (approximately USD1.7billion) and its acquisition of Avaya's Connectivity Solution Business (approximately USD260 million).

Professional Associations and Memberships

* American Bar Association - Member
* Illinois State Bar Association - Member
* Law Society of Queensland - Member
* Chicago Bar Association - Member
* Chicago Council on Foreign Relations - Member

Admission

Illinois~United States (2004)
Queensland~Australia (2001)

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D.) (2003)
Queensland University of Technology (LL.B. summa cum laude) (2001)
Queensland Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Business Accounting summa cum laude, University Medalist) (1998)

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Olivia Tyrrell
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Education
JD
Class of 2003

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is the law school of the Loyola University Chicago, in Illinois. Established in 1909, by the Society of Jesus, the Roman Catholic order of the Jesuits, the School of Law is located in downtown Chicago, within walking distance of the Water Tower (only surviving downtown building of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire), the John Hancock Center (one of the tallest buildings in the United States), Holy Name Cathedral and the Magnificent Mile of North Michigan Avenue. Loyola University Chicago School of Law offers degrees and combined degree programs, including the S.J.D., the equivalent of the Doctorate Degree in Law. Loyola University Chicago and its Water Tower campus also holds art exhibitions and other cultural events.

LLB, summa cum laude
Class of 2001
Bachelor of Business Accounting, summa cum laude
Class of 1998

A research university in Brisbane, Australia

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Council is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. Independent and nonpartisan, The Chicago Council is committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

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Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization of more than 30,000 members, the Association's primary focus is to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice. The Association engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession — among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law

Career History
Partner
Current

Baker & McKenzie LLP is a US based law firm that provides legal services. It serves diverse clients from dozens of offices across the Americas and in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company was founded in 1949 and it is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Member, North America Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Steering Committee
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Baker & McKenzie LLP is a US based law firm that provides legal services. It serves diverse clients from dozens of offices across the Americas and in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company was founded in 1949 and it is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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KALEIDOSCOPE, INC IS A LICENSED, NOT FOR PROFIT CHILD WELFARE AGENCY THAT SPECIFICALLY SERVESCHILDREN AND YOUTH CONSIDERED BY THE STATE OF ILLINOIS TO BE MOST IN NEED.

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Transactions
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Archer Daniels Midland Co. purchases NEOVIA SAS from Unigrains SA, Société de Capital Développement d'Ile de France SA, Unexo SAS, Eurazeo Capital, Sodica Corporate Finance, Union InVivo, CDC International Capital SA, Future French Champions SAS

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Abbott Laboratories, Abbott India Ltd. purchase Solvay Pharma India Ltd. from Solvay SA

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Abbott Laboratories purchases Piramal Healthcare Ltd /Domestic Formulations Business from Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Awards & Honors
Queensland University of Technology - University Medalist
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