Professional Summary

Lana Turpie counsels clients on a variety of business matters, including entity formation and organization, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, and venture capital.  Lana’s practice focuses on business transactions, licensing and protection of technology and related intellectual property, and general corporate matters.  Her experience in these areas includes representations of buyers and sellers in mergers, stock and assets sales, corporate governance, regulatory compliance relating to international transactions, including navigating the requirements of The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and drafting and negotiating commercial and intellectual property agreements such as license agreements for patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and software, agreements for product distribution, and manufacturing and purchase and supply agreements.

Representative Matters

  • Represented multiple companies with reviewing, negotiating, and drafting vendor agreements for services, software, and other products.
  • Represented soils and construction materials firm in its $14M sale to a larger competitor.
  • Represented the largest privately held nursing company in its $40M acquisition of a national provider of healthcare workforce solutions.
  • Represented medical supply company in its $160M sale to a leading healthcare private equity firm.
  • Represented behavioral health company in its $33M sale to a leading private equity construction firm.
  • Represented multiple venture capital firms, angels and strategic investors in early-stage investments.
  • Represented LED-manufacturing company in acquisition by a private equity firm.
  • Represented solar technology company in multiple private equity financings.


  • Lawyers Club of San Diego - Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association - Member
  • InfraGard - Member


  • JD, New England School of Law, 2011
  • BA, Suffolk University, 2006

News Coverage

  • “Procopio advises in AI company’s sale to global info business,” LA Daily Journal, August 20, 2019.
  • “Exact Sciences Buy Biomatrica with Help from Procopio, Reed Smith,” San Diego Daily Transcript, October 30, 2018.