Maureen Linch’s practice focuses on a broad range of transactional, structuring, and advisory tax matters affecting businesses in both domestic and international contexts.

Maureen advises clients on M&A transactions, joint ventures, bankruptcies and restructurings, cross-border tax planning, and inbound and outbound investments. She also has significant experience in the renewable energy space, representing investors and developers through every stage of their projects.

Maureen joined the firm as a partner in 2022 from a major international law firm.

Notable Experiences

Prior to joining Cleary, Maureen’s notable experience included:

  • Generate Capital, a sustainable infrastructure investment and operating platform, on a $2 billion capital raise as well as a number of acquisition transactions.

  • Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. in connection with its all-stock combination with Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp.

  • California Rebuilding Fund, a $1 billion private-public loan program designed to support entrepreneurs in California affected by COVID-19, on its creation and launch.

  • Restoration Hardware in various acquisitions and debt offerings.

  • Visa Inc. on various investments.

  • Rakuten Medical, on an asset acquisition from LI-COR Biosciences. 

  • Huck Capital on its investment along with Schneider Electric in Uplight.

  • Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund on the sale of Conservis to TELUS Agriculture and Rabbobank. 

  • Sequlite Genomics in its sale to Fapon Biotech.

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Selected Activities

  • Vice Chair, San Francisco Bar Association Tax Section
  • Member, International Fiscal Association