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The Deal: VMware Hones Skills with Heptio Acquisition

November 07, 2018

O’Melveny advised VMWare in its acquisition of Heptio, a startup that develops open-source products and trains clients to use the Kubernetes container platform.

The O’Melveny team handling this deal included partners Warren Lazarow and Brian Covotta and associates Amanda Bradley and John Chong. Additionally, partner Heather Meeker, counsel Brian Danella and associate Katie Tague advised with respect to intellectual property matters; senior counsel Warren Fox advised with respect to employee compensation and benefits matters; partner Robert Fisher and counsel Billy Abbott advised with respect to tax matters; partner Eric Amdursky and associate Ashley Brown advised with respect to labor and employment matters; and senior counsel Scott Pink advised with respect to data privacy and security matters.