Jaya Malhotra



Jaya Malhotra is an Associate in Selvam LLC. She practices in the area of corporate law. Ms. Malhotra’s experience includes securities law, sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and joint operating agreements.

Ms. Malhotra earned an LL.B. from University College London in 2015.


  • Singapore


  • University College London, LL.B., 2015


  • Selvam LLC
    - Associate, 2017-present


Representative Matters

    Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented the shareholders of Teletronics Technology Corporation in the sale of the company to Curtis-Wright Controls for $233 million.
  • Represented Vicept Therapeutics in its acquisition by Allergan for a $75 million cash up-front payment plus up to an additional $200 million in milestone payments, as well as (undisclosed) sales earnouts.
  • Represented biopharmaceutical company Ception Therapeutics in its acquisition by Cephalon for $250 million and up to $500 million in milestone payments.
  • Represented Ception Therapeutics in a $100 million option agreement with Cephalon, pursuant to which Cephalon acquired an option to purchase all of the stock of Ception.
  • Represented shareholders in the $200 million sale of stock of the holding company of a major media company (Fortune 100) and related reorganization.
  • Represented Ception Therapeutics in its merger with Fulcrum Pharmaceuticals.
  • Represented a mortgage insurance company in the divestiture of a structured-settlements subsidiary ($26.5 million).

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