Samantha Lefland
  1. Associate

Ms. Lefland is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the IP & Tech Transactions Group.

Work Highlights

Recent Representations
  • Kitty Hawk Corporation on its formation of a strategic partnership with Boeing
  • SS&C on its acquisition of Algorithmics assets from IBM
  • Tencent on its planned strategic investment in Universal Music Group
  • Heineken in connection with its strategic partnership and licensing agreement with China Resources
  • General Electric in connection with the $11.1 billion combination of GE Transportation and Wabtec
  • VF Corporation in connection with the
    • Sale of its Contemporary Brands Coalition to Delta Galil Industries
    • $820 million acquisition of Williamson-Dickies Holding Company
  • Emerson Electric in connection with its
    • $810 million acquisition of the Tools and Test Equipment business of Textron
    • Acquisition of Paradigm
    • $3.15 billion acquisition of the Valves & Controls business of Pentair
  • NBCUniversal in connection with its approximately $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2015

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.S., Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 2011
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2015
    • Executive Editor, Stanford Law Review