Corporate/M&A - Arizona
THE FIRM With one of the largest corporate law groups in Arizona, this firm offers a wide variety of services to its clients, including corporate organization and governance, securities offerings and fund formation. Of late, it has advised On Semiconductor as borrower's counsel on a $325 million senior revolving credit facility, and represented DriveTime Automotive in its 2012 issue of $482 million asset-backed notes.
Sources say: "A very good firm. They're good at coming forward with ideas and solutions – I have no hesitation in relying on them."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Group cochair Matthew Feeney remains one of the most prominent attorneys in the field and is "particularly good at handling high-level work advising boards and committees." Peers praise him as "a very impressive, first-rate lawyer."
Fellow practice leader Jon Cohen is regarded by peers as "a dean of corporate law in Arizona." His strong reputation is built on decades of experience handling corporate matters.
Terry Roman, also a practice group leader, is "excellent in the M&A area, especially the sale of business assets." She is also known for her work in contract negotiations, venture capital and healthcare.
Joint practice group leader Michael Donahey is considered "terrific" by peers, and clients praise his ability to do "quality corporate work." Among other things, he handles matters related to corporate governance, restructurings, and public offerings.
Highly rated by his peers, Daniel Mahoney frequently represents businesses in the telecom, life sciences, biotech and manufacturing industries. He represents both large companies and smaller startups.