Represented CNB Financial Corporation in its contested acquisition. After executing a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., CNB Financial received topping offers from United Financial Bancorp Inc. and another community bank. Through a series of offers and counter-offers, advised the client’s Board of Directors with respect to fiduciary duties and contractual obligations and helped navigate a process that resulted in termination of its original merger agreement and execution of a definitive agreement with United Financial Bancorp Inc. that provided a substantially higher value to shareholders.

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License negotiation for an online gaming company
Assisted an online gaming company in connection with their negotiations with a gaming authority with respect to a gaming license. This is an entirely more
Patent prosecution and counseling for Rice University
Represents Rice University in pursuing patent coverage in the area of biologically active nitric oxide (NO) releasing polymers and methods of their more
Construction counsel for $500 million waste water and tunnel project in Northeast
Represented the public owner and were part of its project team from day one. In particular, the firm developed contract documents for the more
Special committee Section 16(b) liability investigation
Representation of independent board members investigating whether to pursue claims by a shareholder that certain officers, directors and underwriters more