Mayer Brown Appoints Spencer Glende
Mayer Brown announced today that Spencer Glende has joined the firm's Salt Lake City office as a partner and a member of the firm's Technology & IP Transactions practice and Emerging Companies & Venture Capital (EC & VC) practice.
Spencer has extensive experience structuring and negotiating complex commercial agreements, technology development agreements and strategic transactions, including collaborations, intellectual property licenses and channel-partner agreements for software, life sciences and other technology companies. He also manages the intellectual property aspects of significant corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.
"I'm excited to join Mayer Brown," said Spencer. "The firm's highly rated Tech & IP Transactions and EC & VC practices are doing compelling work with dynamic companies in the Utah region and globally."
Mayer Brown is ranked Band One by Chambers & Partners for Technology and Outsourcing in various geographies; a leading law firm by The Legal 500 US for Outsourcing; and by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals as a "Top Law Firm." LMG Life Sciences 2021/22 includes 12 Mayer Brown partners as "Leading Life Sciences Lawyers" and recommends the firm in three categories, while The Legal 500 US ranks the firm as a leading law firm for Healthcare: Life Sciences.
Mayer Brown is a global law firm with reach across four continents. It has approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world's three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong. Mayer Brown's Salt Lake City office is celebrating its one-year anniversary (January 24, 2022) and has moved into a new permanent downtown office space, as noted in Buzzworthy last year when Mark Bonham joined the firm. Bonham focuses on technology, life sciences, software and internet-based companies and the venture capital funds and strategic investors that finance these companies.
Mayer Brown has experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including the global financial services industry. The firm espouses a "one-firm" culture which it describes as "seamless and integrated across all practices and regions, ensuring that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience."