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Susan Wright Geiger

Attorney

Susan counsels and advises clients on a variety of complex business transactions, with an emphasis on technology and intellectual property transactions. Her clients range from very early stage startups to well-established companies. Her experience also includes corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation. 

Introduction

Susan counsels and advises clients on a variety of complex business transactions, with an emphasis on technology and intellectual property transactions. Her clients range from very early stage startups to well-established companies. Her experience also includes corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation. 

Experience & Results

  • Advised clients and negotiated agreements relating to technology transactions, including agreements relating to software licensing, distribution, production, development, and software as a service
  • Represented global, public health company in transactions relating to the development and distribution of a variety of medical devices, vaccines and other health-related technologies
  • Advised clients regarding e-commerce issues, including online advertising, privacy, payment systems as well as data transmission, security and storage
  • Served as part-time general counsel for early stage companies
  • Assisted with the structuring, negotiating and drafting of a wide range of agreements related to mergers and acquisitions (both stock and asset purchases and sales) and equity and debt financing
  • Advised clients on entity formation and governance and federal and state securities compliance issues

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts (B.A., 1988)
  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1991)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • Iowa
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • US District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • US District Court, Southern District of Iowa

Awards/Honors and Organizational Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Iowa Bar Association