• Represented bakery in $175M sale to global conglomerate;

• Represented Bluebeam Software in $100M sale to Nemetschek;

• Represented Zealot Networks in debt financing transaction by Breakwater Investment Management;

• Represented Just Fabulous in multiple debt financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions;

• Represented ARToolworks in sale to DAQRI;

• Represented Rezopia in sale to Sonata Software;

• Represented Healthy Spot in various equity financing transactions;

• Represented a buyer/borrower in a successful $22M acquisition financing of a commercial building in the SF Bay Area in connection with the $20M+ conduit loan provided by Wall Street-based lender;

• Represented a borrower in a $24.5M construction financing in connection with the construction and development of a 12.5 MW capacity solar power generation facility for one of the largest solar farm on airport real estate in North America;

• Represented borrowers in a successful $26.75M re-financing (via a conduit loan) for a notable strip center in Napa, California;

• Represented a borrower in a successful $15M re-financing (via a conduit loan) for a 160 multi-family unit in Chico, California;

• Represented sports agent in high-profile trade secrets lawsuit, obtaining $44.6 million jury verdict;

• Obtained summary judgment for large pharmaceutical company in employment law action, which was affirmed on appeal in Russo v. Sanofi-Aventis, 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. Lexis 2277 (2014);

• Obtained judgment on the pleadings for an international shipping company, resulting in dismissal of the plaintiffs’ class action claims;

• Obtained reversal on appeal of judgment entered in a contract dispute, which resulted in a published opinion in Newport Beach Country Club, Inc. v. Founding Members of Newport Beach Country Club, 140 Cal. App. 4th 1120 (2006);

• Represented the prevailing plaintiff against defendants’ efforts to discharge his $6 million claim in bankruptcy proceedings and then secured favorable settlement terms;

• Represented insurance policyholder, a large non-profit organization, in complex insurance litigation related to earthquake damage and secured favorable settlement terms;

• Represented a borrower in connection with a complex loan defeasance transaction;

• Represented a large Arizona-based technology company in regards to its large commercial loan restructuring with its institution lender;

• Represented creditors in connection with the filing of an involuntary bankruptcy and various other bankruptcy adversary proceedings for non-dischargeability;

• Represented a master real estate developer in the construction, development and financing of a full service 18-hole golf course (with banquet facilities) in South Orange County, California;

• Formed and organized numerous joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies for clients in regards to new business start-up ventures;

• Represented shareholders in multiple business disputes and shareholder buy-outs;

• Represented a real estate developer in a bankruptcy filing under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code;

• Represented a number of start-ups from formation stages to early stage growth to subsequent early financing and fund raising rounds; and

• Represented clients in regards to tax planning and also with appeals and audits before the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.

**Fortis LLP’s attorneys undertook a number of these past representative matters while affiliated with other law firms and not necessarily on behalf of Fortis LLP.


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