Retail and Fashion

Each member of our Retail and Fashion Group must have two qualities: significant experience representing retail clients and recognized skill in an area of law that is crucial to helping those clients succeed.

Our team is designed to provide a comprehensive, coordinated approach to addressing the specific needs of clients in the retail sector. We enable clients to stay in front of pivotal and emerging issues impacting their business using our industry and legal knowledge, judgment, and creative problem-solving. The goal of our business is to make your business plans and strategies a success.


  • We advise one of the world's largest apparel companies and owner of several iconic fashion brands on a range of issues, including corporate issues, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property matters. Our work includes handling the recent acquisition of a direct-to-consumer intimate apparel e-commerce retailer.
  • We represent a privately held retailer with more than 640 convenience stores in matters involving corporate governance, employee benefits, executive compensation, tax, financing, and securities. We have handled numerous private placements of equity, debt, and tender offers; advise on lease transactions and property acquisitions; and counsel the company in compliance and litigation matters, including employee benefit plan litigation.
  • We handle mergers and acquisitions for a global beauty products company. Recent representative matters include the $165 million sale of its hair care division to a leading household products maker.