|J.D., 1998, University of Colorado School of Law|
|B.A., 1990, Tufts University|
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
|With a predominantly corporate transactional practice, Tom focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance and business formation. He has represented both buyers and sellers in a variety of public and private multi-million- and multi-billion-dollar transactions in the oil and gas, banking, high tech, health care, hospitality and telecommunications industries. He has advised clients on public-private and public-public mergers, private investment public entity (PIPE) acquisitions, stock and asset purchases, stock swaps and cash mergers. |
In the area of securities law, Tom assists public companies to prepare federal and state securities filings, helps public and private companies raise capital through private placements, counsels corporate and individual clients on securities law violations, advises managers of investment funds and partnerships on securities law matters and counsels individuals on federal securities ownership reporting rules.
Tom also counsels clients on the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships under Delaware and Colorado law, as well as preparation of Delaware and Colorado limited partnership and operating agreements. He also negotiates bank financings and private equity investments, and advises companies in health care mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a partner at Baker Hostetler in Denver, CO.
|Represented client in acquisition of a specialty sports retail establishment.|
|Represented Gaiam Americas, Inc. in its $13.4 million acquisition of VE Newco, LLC, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group Distribution Corp.|
|Assisted Vail Resorts, Inc. and its subsidiary Mountain News Corporation, publisher of OnTheSnow the most visited snowsports website in the world, with intellectual property issues associated with the acquisition of SkiReport.com, the second most visited ski report website in North America.|
|Assisted Vail Resorts, Inc. and its subsidiary Specialty Sports Ventures, LLC with employment and ERISA issues associated with the acquisition of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, an online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment.|
|Provided Nevada legal opinion to EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) in connection with its $1 billion senior secured notes. The net proceeds of the offering were used to fund a portion of the purchase price for EchoStar's previously announced acquisition of Hughes Communications, Inc.|
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