Represented James River Coal Company, an Appalachian coal mining company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, in their efforts to raise capital for improving and expanding business operations and responding to new regulatory requirements. This included a public offering of $150 million senior notes in 2005, four public offerings of common stock underwritten by Morgan Stanley and UBS Securities LLC from 2005 to 2008 for total proceeds of over $233 million, and a private offering of $172.5 million of convertible notes in 2009. We also represented James River Coal on issues related to change of ownership and net operating loss limitations under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code and in establishing and amending its senior credit facilities.

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Executive benefits structure for a Fortune 500 fast food operator
Prepared provisions for qualified and non-qualified plans to implement a benefits structure for executives transferring between international and more
Development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards for construction equipment manufacturer
Represented major construction equipment manufacturer during development of federal non-road diesel engine emission standards. more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Copyright litigation for the owner of the rights to the famous Dick and Jane reading primer
Represented the owner of the rights to the famous Dick and Jane reading primer, a Pearson Education subsidiary, in trademark and copyright litigation more