Representative Merger & Acquisitions Transactions
- Lead counsel to company in acquisition and financing transaction in biomass space.
- Lead counsel to serial acquirer of several companies in career website space.
- Representation of public company buyers in acquisitions of Silicon Valley based technology companies
- Lead counsel to Silicon Valley based medical software company in merger.
- Lead counsel to acquisition target in B2B web platform space.
- Representation of gaming companies (public and private) in acquisition of video poker and other gaming assets.
- Representation of acquirer in acquisition of all membership interests in dog day care business.
- Lead counsel to joint venture party in B2B web platform space in business performance metrics tracking.
Representative Intellectual Property Matters
- Lead counsel to numerous licensees of university patents in various transactions.
- Created industry leading SaaS agreement for web-based platform for buying and selling sample online. Substantial experience negotiating and drafting internet agreements in unique areas without a large precedent base.
- Regularly negotiate patent license agreements between universities and industry. Regularly negotiate software and application development agreements between companies and developers.
- Regularly review and negotiate asset purchases involving IP assets owned by internet companies for serial acquirers.
- Lead counsel to subsidiary of publicly traded Korean company in trade secret and intellectual property disputes with competitors and universities.
Private Equity and Fund Formation Experience
- Substantial fund formation experience (angel capital, venture capital, hedge fund and commodities trading) and familiarity with Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Adviser Act, Dodd-Frank and state compliance requirements for various funds.
- Represented company in private equity transaction involving $8m in equity and secured debt for expansion.
- Represent company in ongoing private equity transaction for approximately $50 million worth of expansion capital.
- Represent large-scale developer of specialty property in approximately $50 million transaction.
- Act as liaison for several private equity groups identifying projects in Gulf South region.