Orrick’s Tax and C&B Teams Counsel Cisco on $3.7 Billion AppDynamics Buy


Orrick’s Tax and Compensation & Benefits teams advised Cisco in its $3.7 billion purchase of AppDynamics, a maker of software that manages and analyzes applications and whose customers include NASDAQ and Nike.

Orrick serves as special tax counsel to Cisco on various compensation and benefit matters in connection with Cisco’s acquisitions. The firm also advises Cisco on all of its executive compensation matters, including proxy disclosures.

The Orrick team on this matter was led by tax partner Eric Wall and compensation & benefits associate Justin “J.T.” Ho, with support from Juliano Banuelos, Jason Flaherty and Elizabeth Harris.