Scott Goodman counsels publicly and privately held companies on corporate, transactional and securities law matters. He primarily practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, public offerings, private placements, venture capital transactions and compliance with public reporting responsibilities, including duties under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Scott has worked on initial public offerings and other offerings registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as private offerings exempt from registration. His transactional and counseling practice covers a wide array of industries, with substantial experience in, and emphasis on, the manufacturing, energy and banking sectors, as well as various service industries. Scott advises clients on general corporate, business and contractual matters. Scott also counsels senior management and boards of directors of both publicly and privately held companies regarding corporate governance issues, fiduciary duties and other compliance matters.
According to the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, Scott has "received particular praise for his in-depth knowledge of SEC regulations. Clients also cite Goodman's responsiveness."
Represents numerous NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed companies in connection with compliance with their public company reporting obligations
Represented Nasdaq-listed technology company in connection with its offering of convertible senior notes and entry into simultaneous convertible note hedge and warrant transactions
Represented NYSE-listed holding company offering insurance and investment management products in connection with its sale of an investment management subsidiary
Represented privately held corporation in its purchase of all of the stock of a privately held provider of healthcare marketing solutions from a NYSE-listed Fortune 20 corporation, and in its subsequent acquisitions of competing businesses
Represented private equity developer, owner and operator of worldwide portfolio of clean energy generating assets and other infrastructure projects in the sale of substantially all of the assets of methane gas generating plants in the UK and the sale of desalinization plants in Egypt
Represented publicly traded home improvement distribution company in its successful tender offer for all of the publicly held shares of its majority-owned, publicly traded subsidiary
Represented community bank in the simultaneous formation of a bank holding company and acquisition of another community bank and subsequent Nasdaq listing
Represented metal distributor and provider of custom metal fabrication services in connection with its sale of substantially all of its assets
Represented registered broker-dealer in the sale of its subsidiary
Represented South African sugar company in connection with its joint venture with a U.S. chemical company
Represented Nasdaq-listed information technology professional services company in the sale of all of its stock to NYSE-listed company
Represented Nasdaq-listed company providing technology-driven sales, marketing and clinical solutions for pharmaceutical and other life sciences companies in its successful public hostile tender offer of a Nasdaq-listed company
Represented publicly traded direct sale company in connection with its simultaneous private equity offering, acquisition of all of the stock of a privately held company and restructuring of short-term bridge loans
Represented privately held chemical company in connection with the sale of its chemical products business
Represented NYSE-listed telecommunications company in connection with its multinational tender offer to its employees for the exchange of outstanding underwater stock options in which approximately 35,000 eligible employees participated
Represented Nasdaq-listed developer of fuel cell technologies in connection with its acquisition of a privately held developer of fuel cell technologies
Represented Nasdaq-listed provider of software development and contract manufacturing for defense and aerospace markets in its sale of substantially all of the assets of its manufacturing execution systems business to a NYSE-listed company
Represented Nasdaq-listed information technology professional services company in connection with its separate purchases of multiple series of convertible preferred stock and warrants of a privately held company
Working with commercial and industrial end-users of energy developing company-wide energy purchasing strategy, including Green Energy
Selected to the list of “Recognised Practitioners” in Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) for corporate/ m&a in New Jersey, 2018
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading Corporate/M&A attorney in New Jersey, 2013-2015
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