Mary Grant

Mary founded Grant Law Group in 2009 after spending five years at Yahoo! in both legal and business roles. Mary’s last role at Yahoo! was as Vice President of Business Development, negotiating deals with some of Yahoo!’s largest partners and managing Yahoo!’s relationship with Google. Prior to that, Mary was the Associate General Counsel responsible for legal support of all of Yahoo!’s monetization and advertising businesses and she was the last General Counsel of Overture Services Inc. Before Yahoo!, Mary was in-house counsel at Lucent Technologies for six years, where she was the chief attorney to the sales team for Lucent’s largest customer, negotiated a record-breaking $5 Billion wireless equipment deal, and provided support for Lucent’s in-house incubator and venture fund.

Mary started life as a lawyer as a litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, after clerking for the Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mary holds a JD from the University of Chicago and a BA in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University.

J. Alejandro Borbon

Alejandro joined Grant Law Group in 2012 after working with Yahoo!, negotiating agreements for search advertising distribution, display advertising reselling, hardware, software, data, marketing and professional services agreements. Prior to his work with Yahoo!, Alejandro was a corporate associate at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, where he worked on M&A matters for public and private companies.

Alejandro holds a JD from the University of Southern California. He graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.

Nirosha Ruwan

Nirosha advises clients in the adtech, data, software, e-commerce and digital media industries. She has extensive experience in negotiating license agreements, advertising agreements, SaaS agreements and strategic partnerships for companies ranging from start-ups to public companies. She has also advised companies on major corporate matters, including formation, financings and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Grant Law Group, Nirosha worked as an attorney at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and at Cleary Gottlieb in New York City. She also spent several years in Sri Lanka at the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process, where she assisted the Government of Sri Lanka in peace negotiations and constitutional reform.

Nirosha graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and magna cum laude from Harvard College.