Overview

Imagine having an attorney who doubles as a seasoned business advisor to help your company thrive. We’re a team of skilled, business-focused attorneys with a wide range of specialties. We listen carefully and work with you to gain a full understanding of your business in order to become an integral part of your team. By providing insightful, practical, strategic counsel, we’re known for our trusted advice and representation on practically any issue, whether it be starting, running or growing a business.

Sub-Practices

Experienced attorneys with a passion for business-who deliver results.

We’re here to solve the myriad of issues that arise in your business. We continually weigh the business benefit to you against any investment you make in our legal services – every step of the way. This practical approach delivers results and wins us loyal clients who are willing to refer us time and again.

Case Studies

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Advises Belknap-White Group in its Controlling Equity Investment in J.J. Haines Company

Hinckley Allen advised The Belknap-White Group on its controlling equity investment in J.J. Haines Company. Read more about its acquisition here.

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Guides Major Urban Mixed-Use Redevelopment: Arsenal Yards

Hinckley Allen provided strategic counsel to Boylston Properties and The Wilder Companies, who recently secured the equity funding and construction loan necessary to begin construction of New England’s premier urban mixed-use redevelopment project. Arsen…

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News & Insight

Firm News

Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Carol H. Peters

May 7, 2019

Carol is an intellectual property (IP) attorney experienced in all phases of trademark, patent, and copyright law domestically and internationally, as well as in IP transactions, licensing, brand management, and advertising. She currently assists startups,…

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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Publication

Legal “Gray Area” Surrounds CBD-Infused Food and Beverages

June 14, 2019

2018 was a busy year for the cannabis industry in the Northeast. David S. Hirsch explains what it will take for the production, distribution and sale of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products to move out of the legal "gray area."

Publication

Hinckley Allen Represents Journalist in First Amendment Case

May 11, 2019

Hinckley Allen attorneys William S. Fish, Jr. and Alexa Millinger along with the Yale Law School Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic defended journalist Nancy Chapman, the founder of a non-profit news site, in a pro-bono case involving a complaint …

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Representative Transactions

Distribution

  • Represented the Buyer in connection with the purchase of the assets of a New Jersey-based flooring distribution company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of equity interests of a privately held electrical products distribution company to a U.S.-based subsidiary of a French public company

Energy and Utilities

  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of a water business in North Carolina

Financial Services

  • Represented a regional bank in its “merger of equals” transaction that roughly doubled its size
  • Represented the Buyer in the asset acquisition of a registered investment advisor business for cash and a majority equity position in the resulting company
  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of 100% of the membership interests of a registered broker-dealer
  • Represented the Buyer in related acquisitions of an investment advisor and registered broker-dealer
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a New Hampshire chartered bank to a bank-holding company for cash and stock
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Rhode Island bank-holding company to a Massachusetts bank-holding company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Connecticut bank-holding company to a New York bank holding company, and also resolved several shareholder strike suits and settlement

Health Care Products and Services

  • Represented the Buyer in the asset purchase of a 400-bed hospital located in Blue Island, Illinois; converted hospital from nonprofit to for-profit
  • Represented a publicly held company in its acquisition of a publicly held company in the aesthetic treatment industry
  • Represented the shareholders of a national medical laboratory providing drug monitoring services to a private equity firm focused on health care transactions
  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of a downtown Chicago continuing-care retirement community out of bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented stalking-horse bidder in a bankruptcy acquisition under §363 of substantially all the assets of two continuing care retirement communities located in Illinois
  • Represented the Buyer in the-purchase of a dental practice and related financing
  • Represented the members of a health care company in the sale of their membership interests in a continuing-care facility
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a neurophysiological instrumentation company to a medical company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of the LLC membership interests of an electronic health record and electronic medical record software provider

Manufacturing

  • Represented the Seller in the sale of operating subsidiaries of a solid tire manufacturer and distributor, which included the sale of a Cayman Island holding company that owned a Chinese subsidiary. Buyer was a public company listed on the Swedish exchange
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Serbian tire manufacturing subsidiary to a Czech company and the negotiated the related off-take agreement and credit agreement amendments

Retail

  • Represented a stalking-horse bidder in a bankruptcy credit bid acquisition under §363 of substantially all the assets of a designer bath and supply company located throughout the United States
  • Represented the management/investor acquisitor of the assets of a Massachusetts-based subsidiary of a Canadian public company
  • Represented a bicycle manufacturer in the cross-border (Canada) acquisition of an apparel company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of shares of its wholly owned subsidiary. Seller held back certain assets from the sale, so structure included an asset-purchase agreement, as well as a stock-purchase agreement

Technology/Biotechnology

  • Represented the Seller in the asset sale of a market research/software company in exchange for minority-equity position in Buyer and cash consideration in the form of a promissory note
  • Represented the members of a predictive analytics software company in an equity sale to an Irish public company
  • Represented the shareholders of a leading genetic testing development company to a U.S. public company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of three business units pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to three separate internal purchasers. Transactions involved multiple transition service agreements dealing with integrated IT and operational issues as well as bankruptcy bidding process

Auto Dealerships

  • Represented buyer (assets) of two separate auto dealerships in Fairfield County, Connecticut and related deal and floorplan financing. Represented same buyer in establishment of new Kia dealership in Tennessee and GM dealerships in Western New York and in related real property purchases and financings