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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$1.55 billion corporate bond offering for Reynolds American Inc.
Represented Reynolds American Inc., holding company for tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and American Snuff Company, LLC, in its more
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Trademark infringement for a large American retail company
Assisted large American retail company in investigating and pursuing trademark infringement in Asia, including potential criminal and civil remedies. more
Sale of engineered coatings facilities
Represented an international industrial products company in the disposition of six engineered coatings facilities to a subsidiary of a major more