Represented James River Coal, an Appalachian coal mining company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, in its efforts to raise capital for improving and expanding business operations and responding to new regulatory requirements. This included a public offering of $150 million senior notes, four public offerings of common stock underwritten by Morgan Stanley and UBS Securities LLC from 2005 to 2008 for total proceeds of $233 million, and a private offering of $172.5 million of convertible notes in 2009. We also represented James River Coal on issues related to change of ownership and net operating loss limitations under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code and in implementing and amending on several occasions its senior credit facilities and shareholder rights plan.

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Development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards for construction equipment manufacturer
Represented major construction equipment manufacturer during development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards. more
Insurance contract litigation for major corporations in North Carolina
Successfully defended plan holders and fiduciaries of the largest private guaranteed investment contract in North Carolina against an association’s more
Convinced DOJ not to take action in a theft of trade secret investigation
In less than three months, we convinced the Department of Justice not to take any action against a client employee for allegedly stealing trade more
Defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims and pursuit of insurance coverage for directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds
Defended former directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other more