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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Internal investigation regarding bid-rigging and bribery
Conducted an internal investigation for a public company concerning potential bid-rigging and bribery. more
Insurance coverage litigation for a government contractor regarding losses resulting from Hurricane Katrina
The firm represented a government contractor in litigation, successfully settled, regarding coverage for catastrophic property damage and business more
Construction of new hospital wing for Department of Veterans Affairs
Represented the general contractor on a new $70 million hospital wing for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Following a more
Patent prosecution and counseling for patent legal services for public health agency
Represented public health agency in patent prosecution and counseling matters. Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of more