Experience

    • Citizens Financial in its acquisition of Clarfeld Financial Advisors.
    • Dealer Tire in a significant investment by Bain Capital Private Equity.
    • AXA and AXA Equitable Holdings on the initial public offering of AXA Equitable Holdings on the New York Stock Exchange for approximately $4 billion, and AXA Equitable Holdings in its offering and sale of $3.8 billion of senior notes.
    • Citizens Financial in its acquisition of Franklin American Mortgage.
    • Dealer Tire in its significant investment in SimpleTire.
    • TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, with Humana, in their $1.4 billion acquisition of Curo Health Services.
    • Precision Medicine Group in a new $275 million investment.
    • Two investors in their joint acquisition of Chesapeake Asset Management, a New York-based investment advisor.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $1.1 billion acquisition of Ascot from American International Group.
    • Dealer Tire in its sale of the assets of Dealer Tire Canada to Groupe Touchette.
    • TruGreen, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, and CD&R in TruGreen’s merger with Scotts LawnService.
    • Nassau Reinsurance Group, a Golden Gate Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of Universal American’s Traditional Insurance business.
    • Fifth Third Bank in the sale of its Pennsylvania branch presence to First National Bank of Pennsylvania, and the sale of its Missouri branch presence to Great Southern Bank.
    • Lannett in its acquisition for $1.23 billion in cash, plus additional contingent consideration, of Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. specialty generic pharmaceuticals subsidiary of global biopharmaceuticals company UCB.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $12 billion acquisition of GE Capital’s sponsor lending business, including Antares Capital, the leading lender to middle market private equity sponsors in the U.S.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in the $600 million sale of Creative Circle, a leading professional staffing firm specializing in advertising, creative and marketing talent, to NYSE-listed On Assignment for a mix of stock and cash consideration.
    • UCI in the $257 million sale of its Wells vehicle electronics business to NGK Spark Plug Co.
    • Dealer Tire in its receipt of a significant investment by Lindsay Goldberg and redemption of TA Associates’ ownership interests.
    • MBIA in its sale of Cutwater Asset Management, an investment management company with $23 billion in assets under management, to BNY Mellon.
    • Guardian Life Insurance in its $450 million offering of 4.875% Surplus Notes due 2064.
    • Chemtura in the $1 billion sale of its agrochemicals business, Chemtura AgroSolutions.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Wilton Re, a U.S. life insurance and reinsurance provider.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dell in the $24.9 billion sale of Dell to an investor group including Michael Dell and Silver Lake.
    • Eutelsat Communications in its $1.14 billion acquisition of Satélites Mexicanos.
    • Viewdle, a facial recognition technology provider, in its sale to Motorola Mobility, a division of Google.
    • FNBNY Bancorp and its sponsor, Modern Capital Partners, in FNBNY’s acquisition of Madison National Bancorp and its subsidiary, Madison National Bank.
    • Reynolds Group in its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging Company.
    • Reynolds Group in its acquisition of Dopaco, a foodservice packaging company.
    • Rank Group in its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • Rank Group in its $980 million acquisition of UCI International, a North American automotive products business.
    • BWAY Holding Company in the financing aspects of its $915 million sale to Madison Dearborn Partners.
    • International Paper in its $6 billion acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's packaging business.
    • The Rank Group in its $2.7 billion purchase of Alcoa's packaging and consumer businesses.
    • DLI Holding Corp, the parent of Del Laboratories, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition by Coty, a leading global beauty and fragrance company.
    • EDO Corporation in its $1.7 billion acquisition by ITT Corporation.

Education

  • Georgetown University, 1998, LL.M.
  • Boston University School of Law, 1997, J.D.
  • Boston University, 1993, B.A.