Genevieve Dorment is a partner in Willkie’s Intellectual Property Department. She has extensive experience advising companies, private equity firms and exempt organizations in all intellectual property, privacy and technology aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and financing transactions, licensing, strategic agreements and U.S. trademark applications and registrations. She also advises on intellectual property enforcement matters.

Genevieve has represented leading private equity firms including Centerbridge, Calera Capital, Corsair Capital, EQT, First Reserve, Hellman & Friedman, KKR, KSL Capital, New Mountain Capital, Silver Lake, Stonepeak, Stone Point Capital, True Wind and Warburg Pincus on numerous transactions. She has also counseled exempt organizations, including Carnegie Corporation of New York, Doctors Without Borders, Gray Foundation, Natural Resources Defense Council and Wellspring Philanthropic Foundation, among others.

Genevieve has given lectures for the New York City Bar Association and the American Law Institute. She is also a group leader in Leading Women in Technology’s WILpower leadership program.


Prior to joining Willkie, Genevieve was a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Her experience includes advising the following representative matters*:

  • KKR in its acquisition of Neighborly
  • Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as representatives of the initial purchasers in connection with Roblox’s senior notes offering
  • The underwriters, including Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Securities, in connection with the initial public offering by Braze
  • Stonepeak in its acquisition of the Latin American business of CenturyLink
  • Apple Leisure Group in its proposed sale by affiliates to Hyatt
  • Bread in its acquisition by Alliance Data Systems
  • First Advantage in its IPO
  • Digital Colony in its acquisition of Boingo
  • J2 Global in its acquisition of RetailMeNot
  • Hellman & Friedman in its investment in Sprinklr
  • Centerbridge Partners in the acquisition of IBM’s marketing platform and portfolio of commerce software products



Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2008 Northwestern University, B.S., 2002

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