Acted as U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel and architect of the innovative $465 million DOE Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan to Tesla Motors. This ATVM loan reached financial closing in January 2010 and was the first ever project finance loan to a venture capital backed early stage electric vehicle manufacturer.

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Patent prosecution and counseling for Inserm
Provided patent prosecution advice to Inserm (Institut national de la santé et de la recherché médicale). Inserm is the only French public more
Patent litigation for major tire manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of automobile manufacturers in a suit in the Western District of Wisconsin. The suit alleged that the more
Business combination of Certegy Inc. and Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
Represented Certegy Inc., a major publicly held credit card and check verification company, in its $4.5 billion merger with Fidelity National more
Formation and capitalization of a North Carolina commercial bank
Represented the organizers of a de novo North Carolina bank, which specializes in lending to venture capital-backed businesses, in obtaining a more