A team of Pillsbury lawyers led by Corporate partner Stanley Pierson, represented world-class CPU and technology startup NuVia Inc. in its acquisition by semiconductor giant Qualcomm Technologies for $1.4 billion.

NuVia, founded in 2019 by veterans of Apple and Google, develops central processing units (CPUs) that combine high performance with low power consumption. The addition of NuVia CPUs builds on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon technology leadership, delivering step-function improvements in CPU performance and power efficiency to meet the demands of next-generation 5G computing.

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In addition to Pierson, the Silicon Valley-based Pillsbury team included Corporate partner Christina Pearson, counsel Alex Tinucci and associates Janessa Ingram and Kamran Qazi; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Cindy Schlaefer, counsel Colleen Lamarre and senior law clerk Kevin Meil; Intellectual Property partner David Jakopin, senior counsel George Willman, special counsel Paul Thomas and senior associate Clinton Jang; Tax partner C. Brian Wainwright; Antitrust partner Michael Sibarium; Litigation attorney Evan Storm; International Trade counsel Matt Rabinowitz; and Employment partner Paula Weber.