Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

    • Evercore as financial advisor to CSRA in its $9.6 billion sale to General Dynamics.
    • Time Inc. in its $2.8 billion sale to Meredith.
    • Verizon Communications in its $3.1 billion acquisition of Straight Path Communications, a leading wireless spectrum holder.
    • Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Consolidated Communications Holdings in its $1.5 billion acquisition of FairPoint Communications, a business and broadband communications provider.
    • Verizon Communications in its acquisition of Telogis, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology and services, specifically in the connected vehicle and mobile enterprise management sectors.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its acquisition from General Motors and Ford of a majority stake in OEConnection, the established market leader in cloud-based technology solutions that facilitate the efficient location, sale, distribution and dynamic pricing of automotive parts.
    • Verizon Communications in its $1.8 billion acquisition of XO Communications’ fiber-optic network business.
    • The Dolan family, controlling stockholders of Cablevision Systems Corporation, in Cablevision’s $17.7 billion sale to Altice.
    • Evercore Group as financial advisor to Rovi Corporation in its $1.1 billion acquisition of TiVo.
    • J.P. Morgan Securities as financial advisor to AMD in its $436 million joint venture with Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics.
    • Providence Equity Partners and SRA in the merger of SRA with the government services unit of CSC, creating the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector.
    • J.P. Morgan Securities as financial advisor to OmniVision Technologies in its $1.9 billion sale to a consortium composed of Hua Capital Management, CITIC Capital, and GoldStone Investment.
    • Verizon Communications in the $10.54 billion sale of its local wireline operations in California, Florida and Texas to Frontier Communications.
    • 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.
    • Beijing Galloping Horse Film and Galloping Horse America in their acquisition of the visual effects and other assets of Digital Domain Productions in a Section 363 sale under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
    • Verizon Wireless in its $3.6 billion acquisition of Advanced Wireless Services spectrum licenses.
    • Verizon Wireless in its $2.67 billion acquisition of Rural Cellular.
    • Verizon Wireless in its acquisition of Alltel Corporation, a transaction valued at $28.1 billion.
    • Verizon Wireless in its $2.35 billion sale of wireless assets to AT&T and $240 million acquisition of wireless assets from AT&T.
    • Oxygen Media in its $925 million acquisition by NBC Universal.
    • 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.
    • Discovery Communications in its $1.9 billion acquisition from Cox Communications of a 25% interest in Discovery for cash and certain assets, including the Travel Channel.
    • The Dolan family in its $22 billion effort to take Cablevision private.
    • Verizon Communications in the $2.72 billion spin-off and merger of Verizon's local exchange business in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with Fairpoint Communications.
  • Industrials

    • Dealer Tire in a significant investment by Bain Capital Private Equity.
    • Dealer Tire in its significant investment in SimpleTire.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its combination with BASF's paper and water chemicals business.
    • International Paper in the $1.8 billion combination of its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging.
    • Dealer Tire in its sale of the assets of Dealer Tire Canada to Groupe Touchette.
    • Dover Corporation in its $780 million acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems from Riverstone Holdings.
    • International Paper in its $2.2 billion acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business.
    • Truck-Lite, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its sale to Koch Equity Development and BDT Capital Partners.
    • Roofing Supply Group, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its $1.1 billion sale to Beacon Roofing Supply.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of US LBM Holdings, a building products distributor, from BlackEagle Partners.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Clearwater Specialties, a specialty chemical company.
    • Dealer Tire in its receipt of a significant investment by Lindsay Goldberg and redemption of TA Associates’ ownership interests.
    • Chemtura in the $1 billion sale of its agrochemicals business, Chemtura AgroSolutions.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies.
    • International Paper in the combination of its xpedx distribution solutions business with Unisource in a “Reverse Morris Trust” transaction.
    • Reynolds Group in its $6 billion acquisition of Pactiv Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products.
    • International Paper in its $470 million sale of three containerboard mills.
    • International Paper in its $4.3 billion acquisition of Temple-Inland.
    • BWAY Holding Company in its $915 million sale to Madison Dearborn Partners.
    • Ripplewood and Oak Hill Capital in the financings for the $3.4 billion acquisition of RSC Equipment Rental.
  • Consumer

    • Hojeij Branded Foods in its $330 million sale to Lagardère Travel Retail.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Manna Pro, a leading producer of nutritional supplements and other animal products, from The Carlyle Group.
    • Eagle Foods, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition of Popcorn, Indiana, a maker of ready-to-eat popcorn products.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $415 million acquisition of High Ridge Brands, the largest North American consolidation platform focused on acquiring orphaned personal care brands, from Brynwood Partners.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of the J.M. Smucker Company’s U.S. canned milk brands and operations.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Augusta Sportswear, a manufacturer of sports team uniforms.
    • 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.
    • Energy Brands, also known as Glacéau, the maker of VitaminWater, in its $4.1 billion acquisition by The Coca-Cola Company.
    • Energy Brands, also known as Glacéau, the maker of VitaminWater, in its $680 million sale of a 30% stake in the company to Tata Tea, the world's second-largest branded tea company.
    • Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to World Kitchen, a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of houseware products, in its $566 million sale to GP Investments Acquisition Corp.
  • Business Services

    • CoAdvantage, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Private Equity, in its acquisition of Progressive Employer Management Company.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Oasis Outsourcing, the nation's largest privately held professional employer organization.
    • Altegrity and Providence Equity Partners in their $1.13 billion acquisition of Kroll from Marsh & McLennan.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in the financing aspects of its acquisition of EmployBridge, a provider of outsourced human resource and specialty-branded temporary staffing services.
  • Healthcare

    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the acquisition of Carestream Dental, the digital dental business of Carestream Health.
    • Noven Pharmaceuticals in the sale of its Brisdelle and Pexeva product lines to Sebela International.
    • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, a leading transdermal patch manufacturer listed on the Tokyo stock exchange, in its $428 million acquisition of Nasdaq-listed Noven Pharmaceuticals via an all-cash tender offer.

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, 2004, J.D.
  • University of Virginia, 1999, B.A.