Experience

Morphe Holdings

Advised the co-founders of Morphe Holdings, a global beauty company, in its partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm.

Kizan International, Inc. (DBA Louis Raphael)

Represented Kizan International, Inc. (doing business as Louis Raphael), a leading men’s apparel company, on its sale to the nation’s top-selling dress pant brand Haggar Clothing Co.

True-Tech Corporation

Represented True-Tech Corporation, a manufacturing provider specializing in high precision machining, mechanical assembly and clean room assembly for semiconductor and aerospace customers, in its sale to Jabil Inc., a global manufacturing services company.

The Doctors Company

Advised The Doctors Company, the nation's largest insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability, in its nationwide roll up of medical malpractice insurers. Most recently, advised The Doctors Company in connection with a $650 million acquisition of New York-based Hospitals Insurance Company and FOJP Service Corporation from Mount Sinai Health System, Montefiore Health System, and Maimonides Medical Center. 

First Security Building, Salt Lake City

The $20 million rehabilitation of the First Security Building in Salt Lake City, Utah involved both the Historic Tax Credit and the New Markets Tax Credit.

San Francisco Ferry Building

Represented the developer in development agreement, ground lease and entitlements for the San Francisco Ferry Building, an $80 million federal historic tax credit renovation project under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).  We negotiated a complicated transaction with the Port of San Francisco, including a ground lease and development agreement, and obtained myriad entitlements for the project from the City of San Francisco, the State Lands Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office and the National Park Service.  We also negotiated several complicated lease buyouts and handled a proposed condemnation proceeding.

The Exploratorium, San Francisco

Represented this San Francisco science education facility with federal historic tax credits and construction documentation and insurance program structuring.