Representative Transactions

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • Represented large customs brokerage and international freight forwarding company in connection with multiple business acquisitions
  • Represented former IBM engineer in connection with the sale (via merger) of high-tech business to a growing industry player, including provisions regarding compensation based upon achievement of technical milestones
  • Represented owner of publication in connection with sale of business (via merger) to one of Canada’s largest media companies
  • Represented subsidiary of Canadian company in connection with asset acquisition of distributor of cleaning products and equipment for the commercial market


General Corporate:

  • Assisted privately-held company redeem stock from minority owners
  • Represented physicians in connection with their departure from one medical practice group and admission into a new group
  • Achieved settlement of hostile dispute between business owners after unsuccessful attempts by other law firms

Intellectual Property:

  • Filed trademark applications to protect multiple clients’ IP portfolios
  • Negotiated and drafted software license agreements for a company that provides customer information systems and services to utilities throughout the U.S.

Financing Transactions:

  • Represented bank in connection with its largest Vermont loan package to fund borrower’s merger/acquisition; financing involved tiers of subordinated creditors
  • Represented a large national bank in more than 80 commercial loan transactions

"Intelligent, meticulous, dedicated, hardworking, creative - all of these describe Ms. Straith. Ms. Straith is easily one of the best lawyers I worked with in my 35 years of practice."
Michael Frye, Chair of Corporate Law Team at Paul Frank + Collins (Retired)