Experience

$55 Million Sale of Advertising Company

$55 million sale of advertising company to public company. The asset sale transaction involved the sale of rights in over 400 locations in four states, the transfer of over 1,000 advertising contracts, and the sale of two commercial buildings. The team helped the client navigate various corporate governance issues and achieve its goal of selling the business.

Counsel to Private Equity Fund in $20 Million Equity Acquisition

Acted as counsel to a private equity fund in its $20 million equity acquisition of a company serving various large industrial and aerospace customers. The transaction involved a complicated pre-closing tax-free reorganization, donation of a minority interest in the target company to a donor-advised fund, international distribution issues, and a representations and warranties insurance policy. Helped client achieve its goal of closing and deploying allocated capital at year-end on an expedited basis.

$2 Million Series A Issuance for Fintech Client

Represented a financial technology company in its issuance of more than $2 million in Series A Preferred Stock. Worked with the company to integrate Series A preferences with Series Seed prefereces. The company was able to fund expansion in operations.

$35 Million+ Strategic Fulfillment/Transportation Contract

Served as outside counsel responsible for $35 million+ long-term strategic fulfillment/transportation contract for international retailer.

Acquisition of 143-Bed Hospital

Represented client in acquisition of 143-bed hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. The representation included issues related to regulatory compliance, licensure, real estate, ongoing corporate governance, tax, employment law and integration of medical staffs.

Advised Emerging Fintech Company on Funding and Commercialization of Technology

Advised financial technology emerging company on its Series Seed and Series A venture capital rounds and commercialization of its technology.

Counsel to Global Manufacturer Regarding Tech Contracts

Served as counsel to multibillion-dollar, publicly traded diversified manufacturer regarding its commercial technology contracts.

Counsel to Holding Company in Commercial Contract Relationships

Served as counsel to holding company operating specialty manufacturing companies in commercial contract relationships.

Counsel to Packaging, Materials Suppliers

Provided legal counsel to leading suppliers of plastic packaging, sheet and rollstock materials in connection with product development, manufacturing and supply agreements.

Data Privacy Compliance for Multinational Manufacturer

Represented multinational manufacturer in undertaking compliance with GDPR, including update of privacy policies, negotiation of data privacy addenda, and development of an international data transfer mechanism.

Drafted Sales Promotions for Retail Client's Brands

Drafted and assisted in the successful implementation of various promotions, including social media-based sweepstakes, photo contests, and other advertising campaigns, in an effort to bring more visibility to and consumer interaction with the client's brands.

Formation of Urgent Care Joint Venture

Represented client in the formation of a multi-location urgent care joint venture with one of the nation's fastest-growing urgent care providers. The agreement will expand the client's urgent care network across its existing markets.

Home Health/Hospice Joint Venture

Represented client in the formation of a joint venture with a home health and hospice care provider. As part of the agreement, the client transferred its home hospice business in exchange for an ownership and governance interest in the venture partner. The arrangement involves services in five market areas across Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas.

IP Agreements for Health Client Entering Third-Party Partnerships

Prepared various IP-related agreements including licenses, commercialization and joint development agreements, enabling client to successfully enter into partnerships with third parties.

Lead Outside Counsel on Long-Term Strategic Partnership

Lead outside counsel on long-term strategic partnership for provision of technology services in heavily regulated foreign payments system.

Managed Agreements for Lawn and Garden, Pest Control Supplier

Served as outside counsel to a leading supplier of lawn and garden, home pest control products and personal insect repellents in connection with product supply and joint development agreements.

Multimillion-Dollar Sale of Supplement Retailer

Assisted client with eight-figure sale of supplement retailer that operates through large online platform. Transaction included multimillion-dollar cash purchase price and purchaser stock components for seller.

Outside Counsel for Global Rental Car Business

Served as outside legal counsel to a global leader in the rental car business in connection with technology development, software licensing and telecom services.

Series B Offering for Retail Food Client

Assisted retail food manufacturer in its Series B offering, raising more than $3 million. Company was able to fund its continued development.

$16.5 Million Aircraft Purchase

Represented client in the purchase of a used Gulfstream G550 aircraft for $16.5 million. The aircraft would be maintained and operated under Part 91 of the FAA regulations.

Assisted Application Developer with Capital Formation

Assisted client with capital formation efforts related to launch of software application technology related to online advertising.  Representation included equity grants to key employees and negotiations with accelerator program for capital infusion.

Counsel to Global Payment Technology Company

Served as general counsel to a cloud-based payments technology platform in its global expansion.

Multimillion-Dollar Venture Capital Fundraising for Fintech Company

Advised a financial technology company providing robo-advisory services on its multimillion-dollar venture capital fundraising.

Resolution in Corporate Control Dispute Involving LLC

Successfully compelled defendant to resolve a corporate control dispute concerning a limited liability corporation (LLC). We filed suit on behalf of our client to invalidate a sweetheart lease and undo other self-dealing transactions by the manager of the LLC, as well as dissolve the LLC. Following a year of litigation, the manager purchased the client's interest in the LLC on very good terms for the client.

$50 Million Sale of Experiential Marketing Companies

Represented two clients, both experiential marketing companies, in a $50 million sale to a major American talent agency.

Acquisition of Software Company for Global Diversified Supplier

Managed acquisition of company providing web-based design software for a wide range of home improvement and renovation projects.

Advised Private Equity Group in Multimillion-Dollar Investment

Advised private equity group with multimillion-dollar investment and mezzanine debt transaction in building products manufacturing company.