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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Employment litigation for one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers
Successfully defended one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers against a former employee's allegations that his termination constituted more
University of Kansas v. Larry Sinks, et al.
Successfully represented University of Kansas in a trial against JoeCollege.com, a retailer selling various apparel using colors and other indicia of more
Age discrimination collective actions for a major nationwide retailer
Represented a nationwide retailer in two related age discrimination collective actions brought by 14 former store managers more
Centennial Healthcare going-private transaction
Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Centennial Healthcare, an operator of more than 100 nursing home facilities, in its consideration more