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Peekaboo: How To Continue Preparations for Brave New (Data Privacy) World

On September 12, 2023, Delaware became the 13th state to adopt a consumer data privacy act, joining Florida, another state to recently adopt consumer privacy laws, and others in providing resident consumers with rights regarding their personal information. Delaware’s Personal Data Privacy Act (the “PDPA”) goes into effect on January 1, 2025, but businesses should…
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Diversity Driven Derivative Suits: Culture Wars Come to the Boardroom

Traditionally deployed to protect a corporation from its board’s imprudent investment or financial decision-making, in recent years shareholders have taken to bringing derivative actions on a corporation’s behalf for its board’s alleged failure to pay more than lip service to the diversity, equity and inclusion (“DEI”) commitments the company publicly proclaims. Spurred in 2020 in…
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Court Rulings Demonstrate That Privilege Is Not Always a Right

Earlier this year, following oral argument and 16 amicus submissions, the Supreme Court dismissed as improvidently granted (“DIG”)[1] a writ of certiorari on the issue of whether communications involving both legal and non-legal advice are protected by the attorney-client privilege.[2] This red-hot issue was granted review following the decision styled In Re Grand Jury, in…
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Representative Matters

Commercial Real Estate

We represented our clients PEBB Enterprises and BH Group in connection with their $104 million acquisition of Office Depot’s headquarters office in Boca Raton, Fla. Our Corporate, Real Estate and Finance teams assisted in the transaction.

We represented our clients BH Group and PEBB Enterprises in connection with the sale and acquisition of prime property in the heart of Miami. Approvals already have been issued for a 42-story tower. More Here

Represented a long time, national real estate investment company in the sale of a New Jersey commercial property. The property is leased to a long-term national pharmacy chain.

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Corporate & Business Transactions

Represent a travel industry client from a startup in a single location to expanding to 4 locations across three states. The sales of this client has grown from thousands of dollars a month to over $20 million in annual revenue in a single year. Our representation covers all aspects of the business from labor and employment law, regulatory and compliance matters, commercial real estate, private equity structuring, corporate governance matters, consumer contracts and litigation.

Represent a general contracting company who has developed multiple large residential developments in both multi-family housing and single family housing spaces. Our representation has included extensive due diligence analysis, title and survey reviewing, rezoning applications, environmental and regulatory compliance, lending and finance, corporate governance matters, and litigation.

Represented U.K. wine producer and importer in its acquisition of a U.S. wine and spirits distributor.

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Banking & Finance

Guided a Nashville construction company through the process of closing on a substantial private line of credit. The access to capital will allow the company to expedite its growth, work on larger developments, and take on more projects during the market’s busy season for construction.

Represented Borrower in acquisition and finance of 2 Walgreens in both Fairlawn, Ohio and Waterbury, Connecticut.

Represented Lender in $4 million construction to permanent loan of 293-lot luxury subdivision in Delaware and $3 million revolving line of credit for working capital regarding the same subdivision.

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Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Our client, the CEO of a former national company with over 2,000 employees, was sued personally in federal district court by disgruntled customers based on theories of corporate officer liability. Plaintiffs were attempting to hold the CEO liable for corporate actions in order to work around the company’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing. Plaintiffs claimed that the CEO’s actions gave rise to this liability, but DE successfully consolidated 10 actions pending in various federal courts, and through successful motion practice, all of the cases pending against the CEO were dismissed, resulting in the claims for punitive damages, consumer protection violations, and civil conspiracy being dismissed.

Successfully negotiated a six-figure settlement from a landlord’s insurance company for a tenant that fell down improperly maintained stairs.

Obtained a five-figure settlement for our client, a defendant in a breach of contract claim made by a former business partner because the plaintiff misrepresented business assets at the time of the partnership’s formation.

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Labor & Employment

Represented executives in a $21 million Series B round.

Represented artificial intelligence and machine learning company in an acquihire transaction.

Represented executives in the $43 million sale of a data analytics platform company.

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Energy and Natural Resources

Settled cases before the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board by negotiating PILOT Agreements on behalf of three solar developers against the Town of Carver, MA.

Negotiated PILOT Agreements on behalf of two solar developers against the Towns of Freetown and Southbridge, MA, which cover 20 MW of projects.

Settled cases before the ATB on behalf of two other solar developers against the Towns of Wilbraham and Winchendon, MA.

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Private Wealth Services

Organized a Spousal Limited Access Trusts and a Nevada Wealth Preservation Trusts for various high net-worth clients.

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