Julie Blackmore

Julie Blackmore

Associate

Julie Blackmore focuses her practice on representing companies and private equity firms across a broad variety of industries in various corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations, private equity and venture capital transactions, divestitures, financings, corporate governance and compliance, and other general corporate matters.

She also advises public companies from various industries on corporate and securities law matters, including public company SEC reporting compliance,  corporate governance, public and private debt and equity offerings and exchange and tender offers.

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Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of Seller in the sale of BECCA, Inc., a high-growth makeup brand company, to The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). The company was purchased for an undisclosed amount.
  • Representation of BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), a leading wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information, in its $15 million acquisition of VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSCP), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions. The acquisition comes after the successful completion of the all cash tender offer for all outstanding common and preferred shares of VirtualScopics.
  • Representation of HandStands, the market share leader in the U.S. automobile air freshener segment, in its acquisition of California Scents, a leading manufacturer and distributor of home and automotive air fresheners.
  • Representation of Professional Diversity Network, Inc. ("PDN") (NASDAQ: IPDN) in its sale of a controlling stake in the company to Cosmic Forward Limited, a Seychelles private company wholly-owned by a group of Chinese investors. PDN is an Internet software and services company that develops and operates online professional networking communities serving diverse professionals in the U.S. and employers seeking to hire diverse talent.
  • Representation of Property Brands, Inc. and Property Brands Holdings, LP in the acquisition of Western Reporting, Inc., a Nevada-based corporation, in the employee and tenant screening and verification industry.
  • Representation of Property Brands, Inc. and SuiteBlue, Inc., both affiliates for Property Brands Holdings, LP, in the acquisition of 100% of the equity of each of (i) TVS Tenant Verification Service, Inc., a Washington corporation and (ii) TVS Tenant Verification Service, Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of British Columbia, Canada. Both of the target companies provide background screening services to landlords and property managers.
  • Representation of Property Brands, Inc., an affiliate of Property Brands Holdings, LP, in the acquisition of Screening One, Inc., a California corporation in the employee and tenant screening and verification industry.
  • Representation of Restaurant Brands International Inc., one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies and parent of Tim Hortons and Burger King brands, in its $601.7 million underwritten secondary public offering of Common Shares issued concurrently in the U.S. on the New York Stock Exchange and in Canada on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Representation of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, in its $300,000,000 underwritten public offering of 2.500% fixed rate medium term notes.
  • Representation of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, in its $300,000,000 underwritten public offering of 3.450% fixed rate medium term notes.
  • Representation of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, in its $300,000,000 underwritten public offering of 2.875% fixed rate medium term notes.
  • Representation of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, in its $400,000,000 underwritten public offering of 2.650% fixed rate medium term notes.
  • Representation of Florida-based biopharmaceutical company Sancilio Pharmaceuticals Company, Inc. in its filing of an $86.25 million initial public offering (IPO). Ultimately the company withdrew the proposed IPO.
  • Representation of Vizient, Inc. in a $2.7 billion three-step transaction to acquire the Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) business of MedAssets, Inc. from Pamplona Capital Management. Vizient is the U.S.'s largest member-owned health care company. MedAssets is a leading healthcare performance improvement company headquartered in Georgia.
  • Legal Assistant, The Women’s Tennis Association, Fall 2014
    • Legal Intern, Summer 2013
  • Legal Intern, Galaxy Sports Advisors, Spring 2014
  • Intern, Exclusive Sports Group, Summer 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Candidate, Woman of the Year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Southern Florida Chapter, 2018

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2014
    • Member, The University of Miami Business Law Review
    • Member, Entertainment and Sports Law Society
    • Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2011-2014
    • Recipient, Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award for Business Associations and Labor Law, Spring 2013
  • B.S., cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2010
Admissions
  • Florida