Stacey Orr Gallant

Stacey Orr Gallant

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Stacey Orr Gallant concentrates her practice in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and venture capital. She has transactional experience in a broad range of industries, including television and radio broadcasting, publishing, trade shows, manufacturing, food processing, educational software and health care. Stacey advises clients in complex financing transactions and represents both sellers and buyers in the structuring and negotiation of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. She also provides counsel to business clients on day-to-day operations, including contracts, stockholder agreements, joint ventures and employment agreements. 

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance
  • General corporate counsel
  • Venture capital

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali

  • Healthcare
    • Represented PSA Healthcare, a leading provider of pediatric home health services, in its merger with Epic Healthcare Services, Inc. to form Aveanna Healthcare, the nation’s largest provider of pediatric home care services. 
    • Represented PSA Healthcare in its acquisitions of Pediatric Home Health Corp., Innovations Health Services, Inc. and Assure Home Healthcare, Inc. 
    • Represented Gentiva Health Services, Inc., a public company, in its $1.8 billion sale to Kindred Healthcare, Inc. 
    • Represented Gentiva Health Services in its $1 billion acquisition of Odyssey Healthcare Inc.
    • Represented Gentiva Health Services in its $408.8 million acquisition of Harden Healthcare. 
    • Represented one of the nation's largest gastroenterology practices in a sale transaction with ongoing practice agreements with a leading metropolitan hospital.
    • Represented senior management team of one of the largest dialysis providers in sale of company to Centerbridge Capital Partners and subsequent IPO.
    • Represented CRH Medical Corporation, a Canadian public company, in its $58.6 million acquisition of a Georgia anesthesia medical practice.
    • Represented Healthfield, Inc., one of the largest U.S. home health care providers at the time, in numerous home health and hospice acquisitions and related debt and equity financings, and the ultimate $454 million merger of the company with Gentiva Health Services.
  • Technology/Pharma/Manufacturing:
    • Represented Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. in its acquisition of an Israeli technology company.
    • Represented Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation in the sale of a division to ADMA Biologics, Inc.
    • Represented Diversitech Corporation, an HVAC parts distributor, in its sale to a private equity fund.
    • Represented numerous educational software companies in sales to strategic and private equity buyers.
    • Represented largest meat producer in the southeast in sale of division to Cargill.
  • Media 
    • Represented numerous buyers and sellers of more than 125 radio and television stations, including Sinclair Broadcast Group, NRJ TV Holdings, YMF Media, LLC, Ellis Communications, Communications Corporation of America, White Knight Broadcasting, Grapevine Communications, Petracom Broadcasting, Durden Enterprises, LLC, Legacy Media, LLC, JW Broadcasting, and related debt and equity financings.
    • Represented Legend Pictures in connection with the $1 billion equity and debt financing (which included senior and mezzanine components), in its co-production and co-financing agreement with Warner Bros. (transaction was awarded "Deal of the Year" by Investor Dealer Digest).
    • Represented Veronis Suhler Stevenson, Canon Communications LLC, and The Official Information Company in connection with acquisitions of trade magazines, trade shows and other media properties.
    • Represented Endurance Business Media and Cygnus Business Media in the purchase, sale and related financings of more than 60 trade magazines.
  • Represented Wheego Electric Cars, Inc. in its issuance of $40 million of Series A Preferred Stock.
  • Represented leading waste management company in $500 million first and second lien refinancing.
  • Represented numerous borrowers in asset-based and cash flow loans and mezzanine financing, ranging from $1 million to more than $1 billion.
  • Represented Diversitech Corporation in $35 million revolving credit financing.
  • Represented food manufacturer in multiple term and revolving loan facilities.
  • Represented one of the nation's largest dialysis companies in numerous acquisitions, physician agreements and clinic financing.

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Georgia Trend magazine "Legal Elite," 2015
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, Atlanta Advisory Board, Caron Foundation
  • Member, Paideia School Fundraising Committee

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1985
    • Articles Editor, Boston University International Law Journal
  • Diploma di maturità, French, cum laude, University of Virginia, 1981
Abilitazioni
  • Georgia
  • New York
Lingue
  • Francese, Colloquiale