Experience

    • Kelso & Company in its sale of PowerTeam Services to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
    • SunSource, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of United Distribution Group, one of the largest distributors of industrial components and assemblies in North America.
    • HarbourVest Partners as lead investor in Lime Rock Partners IV AF, L.P., a $1.9 billion acquisition fund which acquired the remaining assets of Lime Rock Partners IV, L.P.
    • Citizens Financial in its acquisition of Franklin American Mortgage.
    • Ullico, a labor-owned insurance and investment company, in the $1.2 billion cross-border take private acquisition of Student Transportation.
    • Nationstar Mortgage, a leading mortgage servicer and originator, in its $3.8 billion merger with WMIH.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its role as a lead investor in the restructuring of Eos Capital Partners III and Eos Capital Partners IV.
    • Kelso & Company in its equity investment in Zenith Energy U.S.
    • Cornell Capital as a leading investor in the $2.05 billion acquisition of Talcott Resolution, The Hartford’s run-off life and annuity businesses.
    • Elliott Management in its equity investment in Emergent Cold Storage, a global cold storage chain business.
    • Temasek in its strategic investment in BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services.
    • Access Industries as a lead consortium investor in the $5.6 billion acquisition of Calpine.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Oasis Outsourcing, the nation's largest privately held professional employer organization.
    • The CF Corporation and The Blackstone Group in the $1.835 billion acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life.
    • Elliott Management in its $540 million redeemable preferred stock investment in Roadrunner Transportation Systems, a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Premia Holdings, a newly-formed property and casualty insurance and reinsurance group focused on providing runoff solutions.
    • Littlejohn & Co. in the sale of a minority interest in the firm’s management companies and general partners to Goldman Sachs Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its investment in convertible preferred equity securities of an affiliate of Advanced Disposal Services.
    • Evercore in the transfer of control of its Mexican private equity business, Evercore Mexico Capital Partners, to Glisco Partners.
    • Affiliates of Rank Group in the $230 million sale of Prestone Products to Centerbridge Partners.
    • One Equity Partners in its concurrent acquisitions of two call center operators, TLK Group and The Results Companies.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • Kelso & Company in its $376 million acquisition, with Ajax Resources, of W&T Offshore’s interest in the Yellow Rose field in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
    • 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.
    • UCI in the $257 million sale of its Wells vehicle electronics business to NGK Spark Plug Co.
    • TPG Growth in its investment in Big River Steel.
    • Syniverse, a Carlyle Group portfolio company, in its $290 million acquisition of Aicent.
    • Traxys Group in its agreement to sell a majority interest to The Carlyle Group and Louis Bacon.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Power Holdings, comprised of sister companies T&D Solutions and Associated Diversified Services, which offers a full range of outsourced maintenance and construction services to the electric utility industry, from Huntsman Gay.
    • Oceana Therapeutics in its sale to Salix Pharmaceuticals.
    • Reynolds Group in its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging Company.
    • HarbourVest Partners and Paul Capital Advisors, as part of a consortium providing equity financing for the formation of NewQuest Asia Fund and its acquisition of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's non-real estate private equity portfolio in Asia.
    • Reynolds Group in its acquisition of Dopaco, a foodservice packaging company.
    • Rank Group in its $980 million acquisition of UCI International, a North American automotive products business.
    • Reynolds Group in its $6 billion acquisition of Pactiv, a NYSE-listed global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products.
    • BWAY Holding Company in its $915 million sale to Madison Dearborn Partners.
    • A consortium that includes CAI Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Kelso & Company and Vestar Capital Partners, in its $3.3 billion going private acquisition of CCS Income Trust, a Canadian company providing waste management services to the oil industry.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, The Carlyle Group and Merrill Lynch Private Equity in the senior credit and high yield financings of the $15 billion acquisition of The Hertz Corporation.
    • The sale and subsequent reacquisition of The Jim Henson Company and the subsequent sale of the Muppets characters to The Walt Disney Company.
    • General Electric in the repurchase of Vivendi’s stock of NBC Universal for $5.8 billion along with advice to NBC Universal on certain corporate matters related to the formation of the NBC Universal - Comcast joint venture valued at $37.5 billion.
    • HarbourVest in connection with the restructuring of the private equity funds Eos Capital Partners III and Eos Capital Partners IV.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its equity investment in Granite Growth, supporting Granite’s acquisition of a portfolio of four health service companies.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its acquisition of equity in Enstar Group Limited from First Reserve.
    • Power Holdings in its acquisition of PowerTeam Services from CIVC Partners and in subsequent follow on acquisitions.
    • Prudential Financial in the sale of its real estate brokerage and relocation business to Brookfield Residential Property Services.
    • Rank Group Limited in its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • Verizon Communications in the spin-off and merger of its wireline businesses in 14 states to Frontier Communications Corporation, a transaction valued to Verizon and its stockholders at $8.6 billion and in its earlier spin-off and merger of its wireline business in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with Fairpoint Communications, a transaction valued to Verizon and its stockholders at $2.72 billion.
    • The Rank Group in a series of M&A transactions in the packaging sector, including its $2.7 billion purchase of Alcoa’s packaging and consumer businesses, its acquisition of Blue Ridge Paper Products, and its acquisition of the beverage packaging division of International Paper.
    • Verizon Communications in the $1.65 billion sale of its Hawaiian wireline-related businesses to The Carlyle Group.
    • Kelso & Company and certain of its portfolio companies in a number of transactions, including the going private and subsequent sale of Del Labs.

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law – Newark, 1994, J.D.
  • Jersey City State College, 1989, B.A.

Languages

  • English