Advises issuers and placement agents or underwriters in debt and equity transactions, including IPOs, PIPEs, registered directs, private placements, Regulation S/144A, insurance and REIT transactions.
Represents financial institutions, companies, private equity and hedge funds in asset-based and working capital financings, secured hedging transactions, term loans and workouts.
Commodities & Derivatives:
Designs vehicles and deal structures to meet specific trading, financial and credit needs. Handles counterparty disputes and bankruptcies, trade defaults, margin issues, liquidations and tax, regulatory and compliance issues. Experienced in commodities financing.
Counsel employment issues related to mergers, restructurings, employment, separation and non-compete agreements, wage and hour issues, compliance and workplace harassment.
Energy & Project Finance:
Represents sponsors, buyers and sellers in generation and transmission projects, as well as lenders, investors and utilities in transactional and regulatory matters.
Environmental Law: Represent clients on complex litigation, project development and transactions, as well as counsel on governmental processes and regulatory issues.
Represents financiers, studios, networks and production companies in litigation and transactions including M&A, financings, joint ventures, distribution arrangements and tax-driven transactions.
Represents companies in design, drafting, implementa-tion and administration, as well as operational, compliance and transactional aspects with respect to employee benefit and compensation plans.
Represents creditors, investors, purchasers and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and strategic and control investments.
Financial Services/Class Action:
Represents financial institutions and financial services companies in regulatory and compliance matters., as well as litigation, including defense and settlement of consumer class actions.
Advises clients on regulatory compliance, public and litigation matters. Represents elected officials, unions and clients before governmental agencies.
Insurance & Reinsurance:
Provides litigation and transactional advice, including M&A, reserve financings, embedded value transactions, demutualizations and sponsored demutualizations, securitizations and reinsurance arrangements.
Advises clients on obtaining, maintaining, transferring and valuing US and international intellectual property rights, as well as litigating before state and federal courts, the US ITC and the US PTO.
Handles antitrust, commodities and securities, entertainment, financial services, healthcare, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property, labor, real estate and white-collar crime matters.
Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures:
Represents clients in mergers, acquisitions of assets or stock, leveraged buyouts, friendly and contested tender offers, and proxy contests on behalf of both target companies and acquirers.
Represents clients in US national security regulatory and compliance issues. Advises on government contracts, facility security clearances and government reviews that implicate US national security.
Personal Client Services:
Advises on estate planning and related tax work, estate and trust administration and litigation, succession planning for family businesses and charitable giving.
Represents clients in control and non-control investments, going private transactions, growth equity and venture capital transactions, leveraged buyouts, add-on acquisitions, financings and sales for portfolio companies and turnaround and distressed situations.
Advises financial institutions, wealth management firms and investment managers in structuring and distributing investment fund products in diverse asset classes, advise on structuring compensation plans and assist with investigations.
Represents real estate and financial services leaders in government real estate, development, acquisitions, dispositions, funds, joint ventures, REITs, financing, restructuring, lending, leasing, infrastructure, land use, cooperatives and condos and tax certiorari matters.
Advises clients in corporate and individual taxation, M&A transactions, restructurings, funds and REITs.