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Los Angeles, CA
Chelsea Grayson focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and counseling and joint ventures and strategic alliances. She has experience in a broad array of industries, including new media, infrastructure/engineering and construction, building products, technology, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, alternative energy, health care, retail and entertainment.
Prior Work Experience
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb LLP, Ms. Grayson was a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group at Jones Day in Los Angeles.
Represented The Weir Group Plc, a global engineering solutions provider in the minerals, oil and gas, and power sectors, in its acquisition (through a subsidiary) of the R Wales group of companies, a Canada- and Arizona-based manufacturer of rubber linings for the mining, minerals processing and oil sands industries.
Represented Cambridge Mercantile Group, a leader in global payments services and foreign exchange, in its acquisition of Global Exchange Group, a division of Fulton Bank, N.A., which provides international payment solutions and funds transfer services.
Represented Southern California community television station KCET in its merger with nonprofit media company Link Media to create KCETLink, an independent public media network aimed at acquiring, producing and distributing global programming across multiple media platforms.
Represented GlobalWide Media, Inc., an online direct marketing and Internet technology company that specializes in connecting advertisers with their targeted audience through performance-based affiliate marketing and related services, in its recapitalization by Endeavour Capital.
Represented ABM Industries Incorporated in the acquisition of Five Star Parking, Network Parking Company Ltd., and System Parking, Inc. from L&R Group of Companies.
Represented Universal Electronics in its $125 million acquisition of Enson Assets from CG International, and its $31 million acquisition of Zilog Inc.'s universal remote control business (involving a simultaneous acquisition of other Zilog assets by Maxim Integrated Products).
Represented Fidelity Assets (d/b/a MerchEngines) in its acquisition by Deluxe Corp. subsidiary Hostopia.com.
Represented Infrastructure Holdings Company LLC in connection with its acquisition of FNF Construction, Inc., a construction contractor that provides heavy highway and general construction services to customers in Arizona and the Southwest United States.
- Speaker, Maximizing the Use of Outside Deal Counsel, Martindale-Hubbell Counsel to Counsel Forum, Los Angeles, California (February 27, 2012)
- Speaker, Special Topics in M&A Involving California Parties, Lawline Seminar (April 15, 2011)
- Speaker, Structuring M&A Financing: New Strategies for the Current Deal Market – Evaluating Alternatives and Securing the Optimal Deal (August 2009)
- Speaker, Mergers & Acquisitions - Overview of Key Provisions and Considerations (August 2009)
- Speaker, Nuts and Bolts of Mergers & Acquisitions and Drafting Corporate Agreements (Periodic)
- Speaker, Guide to Legal Opinions and the Clearance Process (Periodic)
- Author, Closing the Tough Deal, The Deal Magazine (June 22, 2009)
- Author, Healthcare Acquisitions in Troubled Times, Healthcare Review (July 2002)
- Member, Board of Directors, Legal Division, The Jewish Federation
- Named in The Legal 500 US in M&A: Middle-Market, published by Legalease Limited and John Pritchard (2013 edition)
- Recipient, 40 Under 40 Recognition Award from The M&A Advisor (2011)
- Named one of “L.A.’s Top 40 Dealmakers” in the Los Angeles Business Journal's "Who's Who in L.A. Law" (2011)
Loyola Law School, J.D., 1998
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1993
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California