Secured a victory in Tilcon Connecticut, Inc. v. Commissioner of Environmental Protection on behalf of our client, a leading supplier of quality earth materials. The Connecticut Supreme Court’s ruling prohibits the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection from using applications filed under the state’s Water Diversion Policy Act as a basis to inquire into activities that are not related to the activity for which a permit is required. This important clarification has the potential to benefit all businesses subject to Connecticut environmental regulation.
We represented A.H. Harris & Sons, Incorporated in a significant recapitalization transaction, including restructuring the company’s equity and debt, with leading private equity firm, Frontenac. The transaction involved a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys practicing various aspects of business, environmental, tax and employee benefits law.
Represented Canaan Partners as a lead investor in successfully closing a $40 million Series C financing for Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company. The investment will fund continued advancement of the company’s oral peptide drugs for inflammatory bowel disease and other gastrointestinal diseases and disorders into clinical development.