Serves as outside counsel to the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA), the fourth busiest container port in North America. In that capacity, we have counseled the SCSPA in connection with a variety of matters, including: land use and zoning issues arising out of the construction and operation of containerized and break bulk cargo terminals; land use, right-of-way acquisition, business, finance and political issues relating to the $650 million design and construction of the Cooper River Bridges Replacement Project; environmental impact, permitting, landlord-tenant/licensing issues associated with the SCSPA’s acquisition and use of the former Charleston Naval Base from the United States Government and the South Carolina Redevelopment Authority; nuclear, security and other regulatory issues associated with marine cargo being transported through the Port of Charleston, South Carolina; traditional and alternative methods of project and capital asset finance, state and federal grants, loans and funding mechanisms; local, state and federal governmental regulations; and dispute resolution in connection with procurement challenges and major commercial contract disputes.

Charleston Int'l. Ports, LLC v. S.C. State Ports Authority, No. 02-01973 (D.S.C. filed June 7, 2002).

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$98.7 million acquisition of Northeast Pennsylvania Financial Corp.
Represented Northeast Pennsylvania Financial Corp. in its $98.7 million acquisition by KNBT Bancorp, Inc., Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. more
Acquisition for a developer of commercial and residential properties
The firm served as lead counsel in the acquisition for a developer of commercial and residential properties. more
Product liability of an automotive manufacturer
Represented German automotive manufacturer in first-collision, crashworthiness, and failure-to-warn cases in courts across the country. Also defended more
Formation of venture capital and investment fund for venture capital company
Represented a venture capital company in connection with the formation and securities offering of a real estate investment fund. more