Don is the chair of the firm's Finance and Creditors' Rights group and a member of the firms’ management and technology committees.
Don’s vast finance experience involves representing lenders and borrowers in complex commercial lending and syndicated transactions. He has particular experience in loans to franchisees of national and international businesses. Don’s related creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice involves representing financial institutions in connection with multi-party loan restructures and work-outs. His recent finance and creditors’ rights transactions include:
Don also has a busy Securities practice and assists existing companies and start-ups with private debt and equity offerings and the associated registration, exemption and “Blue Sky” requirements. His recent securities transactions include:
Don also works with a variety of business clients on mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, shareholder relations, and is frequently engaged on general corporate matters. From 2018-2021, U.S. News and World Report named Don to the “Best Lawyers in America” list in the area of mergers and acquisitions. His recent M&A transactions include:
As more companies discover the monumental importance of protecting their electronic information and infrastructure, Don’s practice also includes advising clients on emerging technology issues, including cybersecurity, drone, website and e-commerce matters. His recent cybersecurity projects include: