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PE-backed HSW acquires Tri-State

Hoffman Southwest Corp, which is backed by ORIX Capital Partners, has acquired Chesapeake, Virginia-based Tri-State, a provider of trenchless repair, rehabilitation, inspection and other maintenance services for the municipal utility market. No financial terms were disclosed. Matrix was financial adviser to Tri-State on the transaction while Troutman Sanders served as legal counsel for Tri-State. PRESS RELEASE RICHMOND, VA – February 25, 2019 – Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), a le...
Tags: Trends, Chicago, David, M&a, Baltimore, Joe, Andy, Company, Mid Atlantic, Richmond VA, Troutman Sanders, Matrix, McSweeney, Business Services, PE, Chesapeake Virginia


PE-backed REPAY and Thunder Bridge to merge

REPAY, a provider of payment solutions and Thunder Bridge, a blank check company, have agreed to merge. According to terms of the deal, Thunder Bridge will acquire REPAY at about $653 million. At the closing of the transaction, the newly combined company will change its name to Repay Holdings and continue to trade on the NASDAQ under a new ticker symbol. REPAY is a portfolio company of Corsair Capital. PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA and GREAT FALLS, Va., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Repay Holdings, LLC, ...
Tags: Ipo, Trends, Credit Suisse, M&a, SEC, Corsair, North America, Nasdaq, Delaware, Cayman Islands, Company, John Morris, EBITDA, CLSA, Troutman Sanders, Securities and Exchange Commission SEC


WIRTW #537 (the “Roma” edition)

We are contemplating spending Spring Break in Rome. For those who've been, what's you best tip for first-time visitors? Sights not to be missed? Things that are off the beaten path? Where to stay? Best pizza? Best gelato? Drop a note in the comments below and let me know your Rome tips. Here's what I read this week: Discrimination Google sued for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct allegations — via Engadget  Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment — via HR Examiner with John Sumser Liti...
Tags: Google, Law, Rome, Ada, Omega, ERC, McConnell, Troutman Sanders, NLRA, Eric Meyer, Kavanaugh, Spring Break, GrubHub, FLSA, Jon Hyman, Suzanne Lucas


Your Periodic Reminder That Keyword Ad Lawsuits Are Stupid–Passport Health v. Avance

The parties compete for the provision of health services related to traveling, like immunizations. The defendant Avance bought keyword ads triggered on the plaintiff’s trademark “Passport Health.” In 2013, the trademark owner complained, and Avance apparently dropped the Google ad buy. However, apparently everyone forget about Bing. In 2017, the trademark owner reemerged, complaining about the Bing ad buys. This lawsuit ensued. It doesn’t go well for the trademark owner. You kind of get the sens...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Florida, Law, California, Marketing, Search Engines, Bing, Trademark, BPI, Ftc, LCC, GEICO, Troutman Sanders, Jive, Infogroup




United States: Bernard McNamee Seated As FERC Commissioner - Troutman Sanders LLP

On December 6, 2018, the United States Senate confirmed Bernard L. McNamee as a FERC Commissione
Tags: News, Senate, United States, FERC, Troutman Sanders, Bernard McNamee, Bernard L McNamee


United States: They're REALLY Coming For Robocalls! FCC Releases Final Draft Proposal Designed To Reduce Robocalls - Troutman Sanders LLP

Last month, Troutman Sanders reported on the proposed TRACED Act which would instruct the Federal Communications Commission to engage in rulemaking to protect consumers from receiving unwanted calls and text messages
Tags: News, United States, Federal Communications Commission, Troutman Sanders, Reduce Robocalls Troutman Sanders LLP


United States: Long Awaited Plastic Pipe Rule Finalized - Troutman Sanders LLP

The federal agency tasked with pipeline safety, PHMSA, has issued a long-awaited rule regarding plastic pipe.
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, PHMSA


United States: N.D. Ill. Applies "Competent Lawyer" Standard To Dismiss FDCPA Claims Based On Collection Letter Sent To Consumer's Attorney - Troutman Sanders LLP

The Northern District of Illinois recently held that a collection letter sent to a consumer's attorney seeking payment on a debt discharged in bankruptcy did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act based on the "competent lawyer" standard.
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, Northern District of Illinois


United States: Arbitration Compelled In FCRA Dispute: Washington Federal Court Rules In Student Loan Servicer's Favor, Citing Broad Language In Underlying Note - Troutman Sanders LLP

Troutman Sanders will continue to monitor these developments and provide any further updates as they are available.
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, Troutman Sanders LLP, Washington Federal Court


Farrah Pepper, Innovation Counsel for Marsh & McLennan, Wins Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award

Farrah Pepper, chief legal innovation counsel for Marsh & McLennan Companies, has been named the winner of the fourth annual Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award, given in honor of my friend and former colleague Monica Bay, the longtime editor-in-chief of the the former ALM publication Law Technology News. Pepper, a lawyer and self-described tech evangelist, serves in a dual role at Marsh & McLennan, leading the company’s discovery policy and strategy while also tasked more broadly with exploring th...
Tags: Ge, Microsoft, Law, Uncategorized, Alison, Bay, Akerman, Troutman Sanders, Kelley Drye, Marsh McLennan Companies, Bob Ambrogi, Gibson Dunn Crutcher, Monica Bay, Sidley Austin, Judith Flournoy, Marsh McLennan


Farrah Pepper, Innovation Counsel for Marsh & McLennan, Wins Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award

Farrah Pepper, chief legal innovation counsel for Marsh & McLennan Companies, has been named the winner of the fourth annual Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award, given in honor of my friend and former colleague Monica Bay, the longtime editor-in-chief of the the former ALM publication Law Technology News. Pepper, a lawyer and self-described tech evangelist, serves in a dual role at Marsh & McLennan, leading the company’s discovery policy and strategy while also tasked more broadly with exploring th...
Tags: Ge, Microsoft, Law, Uncategorized, Alison, Bay, Akerman, Troutman Sanders, Kelley Drye, Marsh McLennan Companies, Gibson Dunn Crutcher, Monica Bay, Judith Flournoy, Marsh McLennan, Kate Cain, Farrah Pepper Innovation Counsel for Marsh


WIRTW #526 (the “pumpkin” edition)

Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin spice. Pumpkin carving. Pumpkin festivals. Fall is officially the season of the pumpkin. What are you doing Sunday, October 14? I'll be enjoying the return of Fake ID, as Norah and her bandmates take the stage from 11 – 1 at the Hiram House Camp Pumpkin Festival. They won't be hard to find on the property; just follow the music. Tickets are only $5 and are available here (kids under 12 are free). Here's what I read this week: Discrimination Can You Make Your Employees Get ...
Tags: Law, US, Connecticut, Nlrb, Joe, Fox Business, Don, Jonathan, EEOC, Troutman Sanders, Eric Meyer, Kris Dunn, Jeff Nowak, OSHA, Krebs, FMLA


United States: Putting Our Market, Industry And Legal Knowledge To Work To Help Clients Realize Their Goals. - Troutman Sanders LLP

Troutman Sanders has the depth of experience and a diverse transactional team across an integrated network of offices in the U.S. to handle our clients' most complex corporate needs.
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, Troutman Sanders LLP




WIRTW #521 (the “master of my domain” edition)

What's the top employee issue that makes HR folks queasy? Drugs? Sex? Pornography? According to Robin Schooling, the worst conversation to have with an employee is about sexual self-pleasuring at work. What's the most uncomfortable conversation you've ever had with an employee? Please share in the comments below. Here's what else I read this week: Discrimination How Unconscious Bias Almost Killed My Friend — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas Sexual Harassment: R-E-S-P-E-C-T in Fire Departments ...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Toronto, Connecticut, Ohio, Ada, Harvard Business Review, Nlrb, Joe, Robin, Robin Shea, EEOC, Troutman Sanders, NLRA, Eric Meyer, Ragan


United States: Proposed Revision To Class Location Requirements When Population Increases - Troutman Sanders LLP

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) requesting comments on existing requirements
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, Hazardous Materials Safety Administration PHMSA


Morning Docket: 07.20.18

* What will happen if SCOTUS were to overturn Roe v. Wade? For one, abortion wouldn't automatically become illegal across America -- that would be up to each individual state. In fact, some states have "trigger laws" ready to go to ban abortion if Roe is ever overturned. Hopefully this won't happen any time soon, or ever. [BuzzFeed] * The University of Illinois at Chicago is moving forward with its planned merger with John Marshall Law School to to establish the UI Chicago John Marshall College...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, White House, America, Chicago, Abortion, Law Schools, Biglaw, University Of Illinois, Chicago Tribune, Roe, U.S. Census Bureau, Troutman Sanders, Winstead, Dillingham


United States: In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - May In Review - Troutman Sanders LLP

We have posted several new topics to the Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor blog throughout the month of May.
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders


Are We Looking At A Texas-Sized Biglaw Merger?

Everything, even the Biglaw merger market, is bigger in Texas.
Tags: Texas, Law, Biglaw, Troutman Sanders, Winstead, Law Firm Mergers


Weinsier joins Pryor Cashman as co-head of PE practice

Law firm Pryor Cashman has named Michael Weinsier as a partner and co-head of its private equity practice. Previously, he worked at Troutman Sanders. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, NY—May 7, 2018—Pryor Cashman announced today that leading corporate attorney Michael Weinsier has joined the firm’s New York office as co-head of the Private Equity practice. He joins as a partner, having previously been with Troutman Sanders. With more than 30 years of experience, Weinsier specializes in complex corporate t...
Tags: New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, People, Columbia University, West Coast, Michael, Times Square, Troutman Sanders, Pryor Cashman, Hughes Hubbard Reed LLP, Ronald Shechtman Pryor Cashman, Lee University School of Law, Weinsier, Michael Weinsier


In California, trying to end the silence in the wake of #MeToo

By Antoinette Siu, CALmatters California lawmakers are speaking up about sexual harassment and pushing to make it easier for victims to take their stories public. In recent months, the #MeToo movement has provided a platform for victims of sexual assault and harassment to speak up about their experiences. Many of those allegations were resolved behind closed doors, with settlements prohibiting victims from speaking publicly about the matter and allowing perpetrators to go on unexposed and unpuni...
Tags: Business, Politics, New York, Hollywood, News, California, California News, Sacramento, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Harvey Weinstein, San Diego, Local News, Screen Actors Guild


Webinar on Patent Ownership Rights

Strafford will be offering a webinar entitled "Patent Ownership Rights: Structuring Assignment and Employment Contracts -- Key Provisions, Implications for Litigation, Recent Court Treatment" on May 3, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Eman Ahmed-Fakhry, Senior Counsel, Hospital Therapies Department, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; Anne Elise Herold Li of Crowell & Moring; and Robert Schaffer of Troutman Sanders will guide counsel on securing patent ownership to inventions created by employees or i...
Tags: Law, Crowell Moring, Troutman Sanders, Strafford, Patent Docs, Conferences & CLE's, Robert Schaffer, Anne Elise Herold Li


WIRTW #500 (the “500th” edition)

Photo by Alexas_Fotos, via Pixabay October 12, 2007. I posted my first ever edition of WIRTW (What I Read This Week). It looked a little different back then. It’s since morphed into what I hope is a useful weekly resource for employers to find the best labor and employment blog posts each week. Also, holy heck! Ten and a half years and 499 installments later! Who’d have thunk it‽ Thank to everyone for reading along all these weeks and year, and to the other great bloggers who...
Tags: Law, SEC, Ohio, North America, Nlrb, Newton, Troutman Sanders, Eric Meyer, Kris Dunn, Jeff Nowak, Ragan, Janus, OSHA, Dan Schwartz, FMLA, Jon Hyman


United States: Risk-Sharing Student Loan Model Gains Some Favorable Attention From Senate And President - Troutman Sanders LLP

As newspaper articles, academic studies, and politicians' speeches have repeated, statistics suggest that a student loan crisis may be building.
Tags: News, Senate, United States, Troutman Sanders


United States: FERC Finds Idaho Power Lacks Market Power In Its Own BAA And Terminates FPA Section 206 Proceeding - Troutman Sanders LLP

On March 19, 2018, FERC issued an order terminating its proceeding under section 206 of the FPA, accepting Idaho Power Company's updated market power analysis, and concluding that
Tags: News, United States, Baa, FERC, Troutman Sanders, FPA, Idaho Power Company


United States: NLRB Rolls Back Obama-Era Workplace Handbook And Rule Restrictions - Troutman Sanders LLP

For the past several years, folks in the HR space have had to pay special attention to the language in their handbooks and employment policies out of fear of violating rules established by a series of decisions from the NLRB.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Troutman Sanders


United States: Protecting Due Process Rights Of Defendants: Court Dismisses Class Claims On Behalf Of Out-Of-State Putative Plaintiffs Based On Lack Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Defendant - Troutman Sanders LLP

On March 12, Judge Thomas Durkin in the Northern District of Illinois became the most recent federal judge to dismiss class claims by non-resident putative plaintiffs against non-resident defendants
Tags: News, United States, Troutman Sanders, Northern District of Illinois, Thomas Durkin


United States: Tax Credits May Encourage Growth Of Carbon Capture And Storage Projects - Troutman Sanders LLP

As part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the "Act"), Congress extended and increased the 45Q tax credits for carbon capture and storage ("CCS") projects.
Tags: News, Congress, United States, Troutman Sanders