Nathaniel Adams has advised public and private clients in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions and capital market financings. Mr. Adams also provides general corporate advice, including with respect to director duties and disclosure issues under the federal securities laws.

Mr. Adams has represented, among others:

  • EMC Corporation in its $67 billion acquisition by Dell Technologies Inc.;
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its $5.2 billion acquisition by Shire plc;
  • Arthur T. Demoulas in the acquisition by Mr. Demoulas and the other Class B shareholders of Demoulas Super Markets, Inc. (Market Basket) of the outstanding Class A common stock of Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.;
  • Boise Inc., a manufacturer of packaging products and paper, in its $1.3 billion acquisition by Packaging Corporation of America;
  • Intralinks Holdings, Inc., a leading global technology provider of secure enterprise content collaboration solutions, in its $820 million acquisition by Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.;
  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, in its $758.5 million acquisition of IronPlanet Holdings, Inc.;
  • Vocus, Inc., a provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, in its $467 million acquisition by an affiliate of GTCR, LLC;
  • Biogen Inc. in the spin-off of its hemophilia business into Bioverativ Inc., an independent publicly traded company;
  • Citrix Systems, Inc. in connection with the spin-off and subsequent merger of its “Go To” business with LogMeIn, Inc. in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction;
  • OfficeMax Incorporated in its merger of equals with Office Depot, Inc.;
  • Sycamore Networks, Inc. in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Marlin Equity Partners and subsequent liquidation and dissolution;
  • TravelCenters of America LLC, a leading operator and franchisor of travel centers and convenience stores, in underwritten public offerings of its senior unsecured notes and common shares; and
  • public and privately held companies in cross-border tax restructuring transactions.



  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2011
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2003


  • Massachusetts

Nathaniel Adams

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions