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Tom regularly counsels clients in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and complex joint ventures to private equity funds, strategic acquirors, and private sellers operating in several industries, including health care, consumer products, telecommunications, business services, technology and leisure and hospitality. He is also experienced in representing companies and investors in preferred equity, convertible debt, and private placement transactions, as well as lenders and borrowers in leveraged buyout, senior secured debt facilities, and mezzanine debt transactions.

In particular, Tom has experience in structuring health care transactions to comply with complex state and federal legal and regulatory frameworks, including corporate practice of medicine, anti-kickback and self-referral, and other fraud and abuse laws.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity transactions and investments
  • Complex joint ventures

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented physician practice group specializing in orthopedic surgery in its sale to private equity firm.
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of telecommunication infrastructure platform company, and multiple add-on acquisitions.
  • Represented private equity backed audiology practice in over 30 separate clinic acquisitions.
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of multiple consumer products platform companies, including a skin care products company, a food co-packing company, and a brewery.
  • Represented assisted living and skilled nursing company in its roll-up consolidation of approximately 10 facilities throughout Kansas and Colorado.
  • Represented fundless sponsor in its acquisition of a platform company specializing in cleanroom technology.
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of physical therapy services platform company.
  • Represented company that provides applied behavioral analysis treatment in its sale to private equity firm.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Health Care Law, 2021-2023
  • Listed, Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018-2021
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2012
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2011
    • Managing Editor, Denver University Law Review
  • B.A., Arizona State University, 2003
Admissions
  • Colorado