Additional Experience

  • Quest Software, Inc. Chairman and CEO Vincent Smith in his going private bid for Quest Software and sale to Dell Inc.
  • The U.S. Treasury in both the General Motors and Chrysler restructurings
  • A consortium formed by The Carlyle Group and Welsh Carson in connection with their $7 billion acquisition of QwestDex
  • Goodyear in restructuring its global joint venture with Sumitomo Rubber Inc/Industries
  • A consortium formed by The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. in their $12 billion acquisition of VNU, Inc.
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Hawaiian Telecom, Inc.
  • Welsh Carson in connection with its acquisition of Caribe Information Investment, Inc.
  • Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. in connection with its $27 billion sale to Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group
  • Dex Media, Inc. in connection with its $9.8 billion sale to R.H. Donnelly Corporation
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of the aerostructures business of Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Hubbell Incorporated in connection with its acquisition of Lighting Corporation of America Co.
  • Capital Automotive REIT in its $3 billion sale to DRA Advisors. Park Place Entertainment Corporation in connection with its $3 billion acquisition of Caesars World, Inc.

*Prior to joining Cooley

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