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About Sofia Bernaciak

Sofia is an associate in our M&A practice in New York. Prior to joining Freshfields, Sofia was a corporate and finance associate in the New York office of an international law firm and separately with an Argentina-based law firm, where she represented domestic and international clients in cross-border transactions, including corporate, contractual and antitrust matters.

Recent work

  • GPS Participações e Empreendimentos S.A. (Grupo GPS) on its announced acquisition of GR Serviços e Alimentação LTDA from affiliates of Compass Group PLC.
  • Novartis on its pending €2.7 billion acquisition of MorphoSys AG.
  • EQT Growth Fund as the lead investor in the Series F financing round of Gympass Inc.
  • Vitruvian Partners in connection with the $1.615 billion sale of Standish Management.
  • Berkeley Lights on its acquisition of IsoPlexis.
  • Japan Tobacco (JT) on its joint venture with Altria Group to market and commercialize heated tobacco stick (“HTS”) products in the United States.
  • UPS on its acquisition of healthcare logistics provider, BOMI Group.
  • CarLotz on its sale to Shift Technologies.



  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, LL.M, 2018
  • Universidad Austral, Facultad De Derecho, Masters Degree in Corporate Law, 2015
  • Universidad Austral, Facultad De Derecho, Law Degree, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in New York and in Buenos Aires