Served as buyer's counsel for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and services, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Mark Lighting, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of lighting products. The purchase gave the client a strong presence in the Northeast, particularly the New York City metropolitan area, and complemented its recently opened sales and marketing office in New York City. The firm provided a complete spectrum of services to the client in connection with the purchase, including advisory services for environmental law, real estate, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters.

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IRS challenging a listed transaction for a global manufacturer
Represented a global manufacturer in a case involving a highly controversial “listed transaction” being challenged by the IRS.  The listed more
Products liability litigation for global automobile manufacturers
Defended global automobile manufacturers in over 30 lawsuits for wrongful death or personal injury arising from automobile accidents, including more
Public-private partnership for private development of a large U.S. public school system
Represented one of the 25 largest U.S. public school systems in a public-private partnership for the private development of public schools. more
Federal grand jury investigation of a former executive
Represented a former executive of an oil field services company being investigated by the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in a federal more