Sephora USA, Inc.’s Interests in J.C. Penney BankruptcyRepresented Sephora in J.C. Penney’s chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including pre-bankruptcy contract considerations, in issues related to J.C. Penney’s treatment of the Sephora’s “store in store” agreement covering 600 locations nationally, and payment of claims in full.
- Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights
Worldwide Trademark Portfolio ManagementServe as IP counsel managing the worldwide trademark portfolio of a multi-national jewelry retailer containing over 3,000 marks globally.
- Intellectual Property
Mergers & AcquisitionsSince 2000, S&P Global Market Intelligence rankings has listed our firm as one of the top firms in the nation in number of announced bank and thrift merger and acquisition transactions. Our firm ranks #1 in the Midwest and #3 in the U.S. respectively. In total, we have represented buyers and sellers of financial institutions in more than 300 mergers and acquisitions.
- Financial Institutions
First Miami Bancorp, Inc. Merger with United Community Banks, Inc.We worked closely with FMBI leadership to identify, analyze and resolve employment, benefits and compensation matters in connection with the merger.
- Compensation & Employment
Warmack-Stillwell v. Christian Dior, Inc.Represented Dior in a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming violation of (BIPA) in the Northern District of Illinois. Secured motion to dismiss the complaint on the basis that Dior’s conduct falls within BIPA’s statutory “healthcare” exemption.
L Catterton Investments & AcquisitionsRepresent L Catterton, a leading global consumer-focused investment firm, in connection with growth investments, middle market buyout transactions, and add-on acquisitions.
- Corporate & Securities