Justin P.Farra

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3902

Justin Farra has represented clients in a range of transactions from angel funding to global M&A deals. His practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms, investment firms, and privately held entities in domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financings, leveraged buyouts, and other strategic transactions. He also counsels clients on general corporate governance and general business law matters.

Clients Justin has represented include American Pacific Group, Arrowhead Engineered Products, Blue Point Capital Partners, Cardinal Health, Centre Lane Partners, L-Brands, Neo Performance Materials, OEConnection, Peterson Partners, Resilience Capital Partners, The Riverside Company, and The Wendy's Company.

Experience

  • Riverside acquires CRIO, Inc.Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition of CRIO, Inc., a leading provider of eSource and other eClinical software for clinical trial sites, CROs and the pharmaceutical/biotech market.
  • CDPQ invests in Grant ThorntonJones Day advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in its participation with a consortium of buyers, including New Mountain Capital and the DeVos Family Office, for the recapitalization of Grant Thornton LLP (United States).
  • ProMedica sells Paramount Health to Medical MutualJones Day is advising ProMedica in the sale of Paramount Health to Medical Mutual.
  • Edgewater Capital Management closes Edgewater Capital Partners V, LP at $330 millionJones Day represented Edgewater Capital Management, LLC in its fundraise and formation of Edgewater Capital Partners V, LP ("ECP V"). ECP V is a middle market private equity buyout fund and plans to invest the capital raised into performance product and services companies.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires busybusy, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company ToolWatch of busybusy, Inc., developer of the popular time tracking software for construction and other remote industries.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS)Jones Day advised Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company TAS Environmental Services (TAS) of Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS), a specialized provider of waste transportation, non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal and other industrial services to companies operating in the manufacturing and specialty chemical end markets.
  • FVLCRUM invests in Burrell Communications GroupJones Day advised FVLCRUM in its investment in Burrell Communications Group, one of the most highly regarded multicultural advertising agencies in the world.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company portfolio company acquires White Lake Dock & DredgeJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company, ENTACT, LLC, of White Lake Dock & Dredge, Inc.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires jobZologyJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company PeopleGrove of jobZology and its flagship product PathwayU, a SaaS-based solution that assists higher education students with identifying career pathways by leveraging predictive assessments.
  • VSE Corporation partners with The Loar Group to acquire Desser AerospaceJones Day advised VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) ("VSE") in its acquisition (the "Acquisition") of Desser Aerospace ("Desser") for a purchase price of $124 million.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires LightHouse Business Information SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio companies ProVelocity and IronEdge Group of LightHouse Business Information Solutions, which provides comprehensive outsourced IT services primarily to businesses across professional services, industrials, healthcare, and non-profit verticals in New Mexico and the Midwest.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Student Opportunity CenterJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company PeopleGrove of Student Opportunity Center (SOC), the leading service provider for Experiential Learning (EL), High-Impact Practices (HIPs), and EL/HIPs operational consulting services.
  • Riverside sells Modern Hire to HireVueJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Modern Hire, the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring experiences and outcomes with trusted science and technology, to HireVue, a global leader in video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools.
  • Riverside acquires ProVelocity and IronEdgeJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition of ProVelocity, a long-standing managed IT solutions provider that helps businesses and government agencies manage their technology needs, and IronEdge, a leading IT solutions provider for Texas-based businesses.
  • LUX Global Label sells company to Multi-Color CorporationJones Day advised LUX Global Label, a leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves, and security solutions, in its sale to Multi-Color Corporation.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires USA EnvironmentJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company in the acquisition by portfolio company, ENTACT, LLC, of USA Environment, LP and its affiliates.
  • Riverside sells Xcentric Mold & EngineeringJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its sale of the business of Xcentric Mold & Engineering to Quickparts, a portfolio company of Trilantic North America.
  • Henderson Park acquires D.C. Mandarin OrientalJones Day represented Henderson Park Capital Partners in its joint venture with Salamander Hospitality, LLC and the joint venture's $139 million acquisition and financing of the D.C. Mandarin Oriental, a 373-room luxury hotel located in the Southwest waterfront area of Washington D.C. 
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires ProCode, Inc. and 4R3 Software Solutions, Ltd.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company SAFEbuilt, LLC of ProCode, Inc., a provider of engineering consulting services, plan review, and inspection services for municipalities and local governments, and 4R3 Software Solutions, Ltd., an online software and portal solution that enables clients to manage and track construction projects, obtain permits and licenses, pay fees, and review and approve construction plans.
  • RIA Advisory receives strategic investment by Avance Investment ManagementJones Day advised RIA Advisory in the strategic investment by Avance Investment Management.