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Linda Thonen focuses her practice on corporate law, corporate governance, and related notarial law. She handles diverse international and domestic corporate matters, including international mergers and acquisitions, strategic collaborations and joint ventures, and incentive plans. Linda also advises companies on their corporate structure and governance matters. Before joining Greenberg Traurig, she worked at a large international law firm for more than 12 years during which she spent more than 2 years in their New York office.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate (cross-border) transactions
  • Management participations
  • General corporate law
  • Real estate



  • Represented Crestview Partners in connection with the acquisition of Emerald EMS, an electronics manufacturing services provider specializing in high-mix, low-volume engineering, design, prototyping, testing, assembly and lifecycle support services for blue-chip original equipment manufacturers across a range of end markets.
  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Post-Graduate Professional Training, Civil Law Notary, Royal Dutch Association of Civil Law Notaries, 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, 2022
  • Selected, Thomson-Reuters, "Stand-Out Lawyers," 2022
  • Listed, Acritas Stars™ Independently Rated Lawyers, “Star Lawyers,” 2021
  • Member, The Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie) 


  • Post-Graduate Degree, Corporate Law, Grotius Academy, University of Nijmegen
  • LL.M., Notarial Law, University of Amsterdam
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent