Experience

Sale of Private Contract Manufacturer

Represented a privately held contract manufacturer in its acquisition by a diversified holding company, including due diligence and disclosure matters, employee benefits, environmental and tax considerations.

$10 Million Private Placement

Served as issuer’s counsel in a $10 million private placement of Series B preferred equity.

Going Private Transaction for Bank Holding Company

Exchange Act registration of bank holding company and subsequent going private transaction upon enactment of JOBS Act.

Initial Fundraising for Food Industry Startup

Initial fundraising for food industry startup and subsequent capital raises.

Successful Resolution of Securities Class Actions

Successful resolution of securities class actions related to proposed acquisition asserting claims of breach of fiduciary duty by target corporation in acquisition.

$60 Million Sale of Data Hosting, IT Outsourcing Company

Served as lead counsel in $60 million sale of data hosting and IT outsourcing company.

Licensure for Client in Medical Marijuana Industry

In an intensely competitive process, we assisted our client in preparing detailed applications for licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana, pursuant to Illinois’s Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Over 370 applications were filed in Illinois for just 81 licenses. Our client was awarded a license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in suburban Chicago.

$1.3 Billion Sale of Health Care Provider

Served as lead counsel in $1.3 billion sale of health care provider to a strategic buyer.

$45 Million Acquisition of Electronics Company

Served as lead counsel in a $45 million acquisition of an electronics company.

$85 Million IPO, Initial Nasdaq Listing

Initial public offering of $85 million of common stock of outdoor recreation company and initial listing on the Nasdaq Global Market.

IPO for Medical Device Manufacturer

Initial public offering of medical device manufacturer via reverse merger, registration of exchange offer and immediate listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market.

$32 Million Recapitalization of Bank Holding Company

Represented a bank holding company as lead counsel in its $32 million recapitalization.

$60 Million IPO for Recreation Company

Served as issuer’s counsel in a $60 million IPO for a recreation company.

$200 Million Senior Secured Noted Offering for Coal Mining Company

Represented coal mining company as issuer’s counsel in $200 million underwritten offering of senior secured notes.

$675 Million Senior Notes Exchange

Represented manufacturing client in exchange of $675 million of publicly traded senior notes.

$340 Million Sale of Defense Contractor

Served as lead counsel in $340 million sale of a defense contractor specializing in electronics and avionics to a strategic buyer.

Form 10 Filing, Common Stock Registration for Bank Holding Company

Representation of bank holding company in Form 10 filing for registration of common stock.

$209 Million Common Stock Offering for Plastics Manufacturer

Served as issuer’s counsel in $209 million underwritten offering of common stock for plastics manufacturer.

$33 Million Sale of Animal Feed Manufacturer

Served as lead counsel in a $33 million sale of an animal feed manufacturer.

$110 Million Acquisition of Las Vegas Gaming Properties

Served as lead counsel in $110 million acquisition of four gaming properties in downtown Las Vegas.

$114 Million Common Stock Offering for Wholesale Pharma Distributor

Represented a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor as issuer’s counsel in a $114 million underwritten offering of common stock.