Our experience includes these matters:

  • We counsel more than 30 public companies in periodic reporting with the SEC and in day-to-day securities disclosure matters.
  • We have represented Exelon Corporation and several of its predecessor and subsidiary companies for more than 35 years. We have handled more than $8 billion in public and private debt and preferred securities offerings, significant restructuring, and a substantial increase to more than $6 billion in the company's revolving credit facilities. We also handled the securitization of $5 billion of PECO's stranded costs, which at the time was the largest U.S. asset securitization. Our attorneys established commercial paper programs, negotiated derivative transactions, and developed a process for SEC compliance for all of Exelon's reporting companies.
  • We serve as corporate counsel to Sunoco, Inc., handling oversight of matters, including securities, corporate governance, and financing work. We handled the $250 million public offering of 9.625% senior notes due April 15, 2015.
  • We serve as corporate securities counsel for Triumph Group, Inc., a NYSE-listed company that designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls aircraft components. Since its IPO, we have handled public offerings of equity and debt securities, periodic reporting with the SEC, securities disclosure issues, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • We served as corporate counsel for Hercules, Inc., handling a variety of matters, including securities and financing work.
  • We represented Janney Montgomery Scott and other underwriters in public offerings of the securities of investor-owned water utilities, including a recent public offering of 1,150,000 common shares at a price of $31 per share by American States Water Company, a publicly traded water utility.
  • We represented Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith in the issuance of the $100 million Ohio Air Quality Development Authority Bond Series 2009-D and $6.4 million Ohio Water Development Authority Bond Series 2009-A.
  • We counseled PMA Capital Corporation in the adoption of a new shareholder rights plan designed to protect the company's ability to utilize its net operating loss carryforwards and other tax assets.
  • We represented Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the marketing of $60.5 million in State of Louisiana bonds.
  • We represented Applegate Farms in a complex restructuring and a minority investment by a private equity firm.