Represented the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the United States in connection with an underwritten public offering of convertible debt securities, including the issuance of $400 million 4% convertible senior notes.
Represented the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the United States in a $500 million senior notes offering.
Representation of Virginia Carolina Peanut Farmers Cooperative Association as Chapter 11 debtor.
Representation of a public company operating a regional supermarket chain in negotiations with vendor and institutional customer contracts with software and technology infrastructure providers, pharmaceutical cooperatives, product suppliers and financial services providers; and drafting hedging and swap contracts to maintain stability in raw materials pricing and supply.
Represented regional supermarket in all aspects of recall of ground beef containing salmonella. Interfaced with regulators, advised client on public relations matters, resolved claims and defended lawsuits leading to favorable settlements.
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6th Circuit Delivers Highly Anticipated Decision on Discovery in International Arbitration
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FTC Continues Crackdown on CBD Marketing Practices
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Trio of Decisions Temper Rash of Pesticide Food-Labeling Lawsuits
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New Flavor of Labeling Lawsuits: Plaintiffs Allege False Vanilla Claims
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Crisco decision adds to conflicting case law over lab testing results
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