Served as buyer's counsel for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and services, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Mark Lighting, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of lighting products. The purchase gave the client a strong presence in the Northeast, particularly the New York City metropolitan area, and complemented its recently opened sales and marketing office in New York City. The firm provided a complete spectrum of services to the client in connection with the purchase, including advisory services for environmental law, real estate, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters.

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Multiple acquisitions by New York Community Bancorp Inc.
Represented New York Community Bancorp Inc. in its $168.4 million acquisition of Synergy Financial Group Inc., its $260.0 million acquisition of more
Cree Inc. v. North Carolina State University
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cree, Inc., a market leader in semiconductor manufacturing, against North Carolina State University for more
Insurance litigation for a construction joint venture
Represented a construction joint venture that served as the construction manager for a convention center, in a series of claims arising out of an more
Federal litigation against Army Corps of Engineers relating to management of dredged materials
Negotiated favorable settlement in suit filed by Carteret County against the Corps' alleging that dredged material management practices associated more