Experience

    • Risk Strategies, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition of Oxford Risk Management, an established leader in alternative risk and captive insurance and consulting.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its joint investment with Cardinal Health in naviHealth, the largest manager of post-acute benefits for health plans and a leading value-based care partner to health systems and providers.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its combination with BASF's paper and water chemicals business.
    • Pitney Bowes in the sale of its global production mail business to Platinum Equity.
    • TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, with Humana, in their $1.4 billion acquisition of Curo Health Services.
    • SunSource, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, a distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power products in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a majority interest in American Greetings.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $2.4 billion take private of Ply Gem and acquisition of Atrium Windows & Doors, two leading building products companies.
    • American International Group in its $5.56 billion acquisition of Validus Group, a Bermuda-based, NYSE-listed, (re)insurance company.
    • Precision Medicine Group in a new $275 million investment.
    • TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in the $4.1 billion acquisition of Kindred Healthcare.
    • Westfield in the company’s $24.7 billion sale to Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's largest listed commercial property company.
    • Cornell Capital as a leading investor in the $2.05 billion acquisition of Talcott Resolution, The Hartford’s run-off life and annuity businesses.
    • Time Inc. in its $2.8 billion sale to Meredith.
    • AmTrust Financial Services in a strategic transaction with Madison Dearborn for a portion of AmTrust’s U.S. fee businesses valued at $1.15 billion.
    • Resolution Life in its sale of Lincoln Benefit Life to Global Bankers Insurance Group.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $500 million preferred stock investment in Beacon Roofing Supply’s $2.625 billion acquisition of Allied Building Products.
    • Discovery Communications in its $14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $2.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $650 million acquisition of Capco, FIS’s management consulting business.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the acquisition of Carestream Dental, the digital dental business of Carestream Health.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services in the transformational merger of Brand Energy and Safway Group, forming the leading global industrial service business with an enterprise value of approximately $5 billion.
    • A secondaries investor as the lead investor in the recapitalization of two “end of life” funds, sponsored by the same manager, in a merger transaction designed to offer liquidity to existing investors.
    • Showa Denko in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of SGL GE Holding.
    • Hony Capital in its investment in WeWork Companies, which valued the company at approximately $16 billion.
    • Hussmann, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its $1.5 billion sale to Panasonic.
    • Guardian Life in the acquisition by its subsidiary, Reed Group, of the absence management administration business of Aon Hewitt.
    • TruGreen, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, and CD&R in TruGreen’s merger with Scotts LawnService.
    • American Securities and P2 Capital Partners in their $855 million acquisition of Blount International.
    • Activision Blizzard in its $5.9 billion acquisition of King Digital Entertainment.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance and benefits brokerage and risk management firm, from Kohlberg & Company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of PharMEDium, the leading national provider of outsourced compounded sterile preparations to acute care hospitals in the United States.
    • J.C. Flowers and Ascensus in the sale of Ascensus to Genstar Capital and Aquiline Capital Partners.
    • Truck-Lite, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its sale to Koch Equity Development and BDT Capital Partners.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • 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.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of US LBM Holdings, a building products distributor, from BlackEagle Partners.
    • StanCorp Financial Group in its $5 billion sale to Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company.
    • Independent Committee of the Board of Directors of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in its $365 million sale to Sequential Brands.
    • 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.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its $410 million sale of EmployBridge, a leading provider of outsourced human resource and temporary staffing services, to Select Staffing, an Anchorage Capital backed competitor.
    • Catlin Group Limited in its sale to XL Group for approximately £2.79 billion. The combined business is expected to have a leading presence in the global specialty insurance and reinsurance markets.
    • NCI Building Systems in its $245 million acquisition of CENTRIA.
    • Standard General in its acquisition of RadioShack’s asset based credit facility from GE Capital in a transaction expected to result in ownership of not less than 50% of the company's equity securities.
    • Chemtura in the $1 billion sale of its agrochemicals business, Chemtura AgroSolutions.
    • TIAA-CREF in its $6.25 billion acquisition of Nuveen Investments, a diversified investment management company with $221 billion in assets under management.
    • American International Group in obtaining merger control approval in 22 jurisdictions globally, including one of the earliest COMESA approvals, for its $7.6 billion sale of International Lease Finance Corporation to NYSE-listed AerCap Holdings N.V.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisitions of Brand Energy and Harsco Infrastructure in a combined transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
    • 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.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of PowerTeam Services, a provider of infrastructure services to the gas and electric utility industry.
    • Markel Corporation in its $3.13 billion acquisition of Alterra Capital Holdings, a listed Bermuda reinsurer.
    • Oriental Trading Company in its sale to Berkshire Hathaway.
    • Mitsui in its joint venture with Codelco to acquire 29.5% of Anglo American Sur.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.05 billion acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Wilsonart International Holdings, the decorative surfaces unit of Illinois Tool Works.
    • Pernod Ricard in its investment in Tequila Avión.
    • Numerous acquisitions by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, The Carlyle Group, Kelso & Company, and other private equity fund sponsors.
    • Lead coordinating counsel for global competition filings in mergers and acquisitions in numerous industries, including financial services, insurance, television programming, dental imaging, specialty and industrial chemicals, industrial sensors, primary metals, aircraft, personal and enterprise computers, and car rental.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, 1993, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1988, B.A.

Languages

  • French