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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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
Wastewater compliance issues for Knoxville Utilities Board
Represented Knoxville Utilities Board with regard to wastewater compliance issues including negotiation of a comprehensive federal consent decree 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
International arbitration counsel for multinational consumer products corporation in major insurance recovery actions
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a major multinational corporation headquartered in Switzerland in two related international more