Lane T. Watson


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Lane Watson represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust issues, commercial contracts, private placement of securities and represents startup companies and venture capital funds in venture capital financings. His practice also includes day-to-day counseling on general corporate and business issues for privately held, publicly traded, and start-up companies in the high technology service, and utilities industries, including advising and assisting with technology related agreements and licenses.

Lane served as judicial extern to The Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.

Lane is a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Finance group, which offers resources and a solution developed specifically for entrepreneurs and startups called Day Pitney Launch.



Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Representation of public companies in serial acquisitions and sales of businesses

Representation of Internet service provider in the acquisition by merger of a privately held telecommunications company valued at over $90 million

Representation of both venture capital funds and emerging companies in venture capital investments ranging from $500,000 to $100 million

Antitrust filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act for both acquiring and acquired parties

Representation of wireless communications companies in acquisitions by public companies in mergers valued at $800 million and over $2 billion

Representation of companies in purchases and sales of assets from $17 million to $170 million

Education and Credentials

University of California College of the Law, San Francisco, J.D., cum laude, 1997, Order of the Coif
Stanford University, M.A., 1991
University of Arizona, B.A., magna cum laude, 1989, Phi Beta Kappa
State of Connecticut
Connecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association

Recognition and Community


University of Connecticut School of Law, Lawyering Process program, Adjunct Professor, 2001 and 2005

Town of Mansfield Economic Development Commission, Member, 2016-present