Audry Casusol’s practice focuses on employment law, executive compensation, and employee benefits matters.

She routinely advises boards of directors, compensation committees, independent investigations, management, and executives on administrative and regulatory compliance with employment, tax and securities laws; on the design and legal analysis of compensation arrangements (including equity and non-equity incentive programs, non-qualified deferred compensation plans and retention, change in control, severance, and employment agreements); and corporate governance and disclosure obligations regarding employee benefits, executive compensation, and related matters.

Audry also represents clients in the context of mergers and acquisitions, significant corporate transactions, and investigations.

Audry joined the firm in 2021.

Notable Experience

Previous Matters

  • 9to5 Seating in its sale to Flokk AS, a portfolio company of Triton Partners.

  • Anixter International in its $3.8 billion acquisition by an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

  • GoldenTree Asset Management in the agreement by Star Insurance Holdings to acquire Syncora Guarantee for $429 million.

  • I Squared Capital in the $1.123 billion sale of Cube Hydro to Ontario Power Generation.

  • The Navigators Group in its definitive agreement to sell to The Hartford Financial Services Group for $2.1 billion.

  • Starwood Property Trust in its $2.56 billion acquisition of GE’s Energy Financial Services’ project finance debt business and loan portfolio.

  • A leading private equity firm focused on software, data, and technology-enabled businesses in various acquisitions, including in its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp from Bain Capital Ventures.

  • A worldwide IT company on a number of transactions, including the acquisitions of Merge Healthcare, Cúram Software, and The Now Factory; the acquisition of the assets of Exeros; and the dispositions of its retail store solutions business to Toshiba TEC Corporation and its microelectronics business to GLOBALFOUNDRIES.

  • Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings in its acquisition of Validus Holdings.

  • A natural gas processor in its $21 billion merger with a master limited partnership.

  • Stanley in its $1.07 billion merger with CGI.

  • Crown Castle in its $1 billion acquisition of NextG Networks.

  • Element Financial in various matters, including the $6.9 billion acquisition of GE Capital’s fleet management operations in the United States, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand, and its $1.4 billion acquisition of PHH Arval, PHH Corporation’s North American fleet management services business, and the assumption of $3.5 billion of PHH Arval debt.

  • Affiliated Computer Services in its $8.4 billion sale to Xerox Corporation.

  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier), in its acquisition of Health Market Science.

  • Kraft Foods in its $3.7 billion sale of its frozen pizza business to Nestlé.

  • Lightyear Capital in its acquisition of Clarion Partners.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb in its $2.4 billion acquisition of Medarex.

  • Time Inc. on various matters, including its sale of Grupo Expansión to Southern Cross Group.

  • Arch Chemicals in its sale to Lonza Group.

  • Naspers in its joint ventures with Schibsted Media Group, Telenor Group, and Singapore Press Holdings relating to their online classifieds businesses in a number of countries.

  • Graham Holdings in its spinoff of Cable ONE.

  • Time Warner on various matters, including the spinoff of Time Inc. from Time Warner.

  • The underwriters on various offerings, including the $982 million IPO of Ferrari, the $1.1 billion registered common stock offering of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and the $92 million IPO of Boot Barn Holdings.

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Selected Activities


Vice Chair of Development, Duke University Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association

Deputy, HNBA Region II

Editorial Advisory Board, Mergers & Acquisitions, Law360