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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Patent prosecution and counseling for Rice University
Represents Rice University in pursuing patent coverage in the area of biologically active nitric oxide (NO) releasing polymers and methods of their more
Technology and brand protection advice for Oldcastle Inc.
Represents Oldcastle Inc. in the protection of its technology throughout North America by providing patent advice, clearance, protection, and more
Registered INHAM adviser to major U.S. timber producer
Represented registered corporate "INHAM" adviser to a major U.S. forest products manufacturer. Ongoing representation of INHAM more
Hyde v. Schlotzsky's, Inc. and Schlotzsky's, Inc. v. Hyde
The firm served as lead counsel for Schlotzsky’s Inc., a franchisor of fast food restaurants, in three consolidated cases.  We obtained a ruling from more