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.

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

Counsel for Unique Mixed-Use Development

Rock Row is an experiential mixed-use development thoughtfully designed to fuse the newest building innovations and open green-spaces with its iconic natural features. Through careful planning, Rock Row combines healthy urban living, destination retail, mo…

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.

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News & Insight

Firm News

33 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 4, 2019

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has selected 33 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to rece…

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Hinckley Allen Celebrates 10 Years a “Best Law Firm”

November 1, 2019

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Hinckley Allen for the tenth consecutive year as a Best Law Firm. Hinckley Allen has been ranked nationally in five practice areas and regionally in 53 practice areas.Firms included in the 2020 …

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Publication

When Are Cannabis Cafés Coming to Massachusetts?

November 20, 2019

This month marks one year since legal adult-use marijuana sales began in Massachusetts and made the Bay State the first state on the East Coast to implement legal, recreational sales of cannabis. Since then, the Cannabis Control Commission has approved doz…

Publication

Using Your Trademark or Service Mark Correctly

September 16, 2019

The #1 and most important guideline for proper use of a trademark or service mark is to use the mark as an adjective followed by a noun or generic term for the product or service itself.People frequently use the brand name, whether a trademark or service m…

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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
  • Represented the Seller, a distributor of natural stone, in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm

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