Edward "Bion" Piepmeier is an associate in Day Pitney's Corporate Law department. He graduated from the Fordham University School of Law and was a summer apprentice at the firm in 2010. While in law school, he served as a legal extern for then-U.S. Magistrate Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey. He was also an associate editor for the Fordham Environmental Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Board and a legal writing and research teaching assistant. Bion worked as an innovation fellow at the Connecticut Technology Council in 2010, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Connecticut College.
Bion is a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Finance group which has assembled the Connecticut Entrepreneur and Investor Hub, an online resource for startup companies and investors in the state.
Bion is a regular contributor on Day Pitney's Venture Law Desk (venturelawdesk.daypitney.com), a weblog that presents the latest developments in venture law and news relevant to entrepreneurs and investors. He also serves as Secretary for The Day Pitney Foundation.
Experience representing founders and investors in the formation and financing of start-up companies.
Represented ultra-high net worth individual in analyzing transfer of alternative assets in pending divorce proceeding.
Represented well-known liberal arts college in the revision of its internal governance documents.
Provide general counsel services to large area non-profit corporation, including with respect to corporate governance, employment matters and general day-to-day operations.
Representation of a Florida-based LNG transportation company in its sale to transportation and logistics company.
Representation of two independent private equity sponsors in a leveraged buyout of a privately-held industrial recycling systems company.
Negotiation and documentation of a 10-year core IT infrastructure agreement between prominent regional bank and financial services technology vendor.
Representation of water company in $38 million purchase of contiguous water system.
Representation of food market chain in acquisition of independent grocery store.
Representation of large public pension funds in negotiating investments (ranging from $10 million to $100 million) in private equity and hedge funds.
Representation of hot tub manufacturer in asset acquisition of therapeutic spa manufacturer and retailer through a 363 sale.
Representation of intermodal service company in infrastructure development financing and expansion.
Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
First Year Legal Writing Prize
Connecticut Technology Council, Innovation Fellow, 2010