Leah M.Finan

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7133

Leah Finan's practice focuses primarily on the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and reorganizations. Leah has experience drafting employment agreements, severance agreements, separation agreements, and equity and incentive arrangements. She also advises clients regarding the administration and compliance of employee benefits plans, programs, and arrangements with complex legal requirements, including the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Experience

  • Bridge to Life announces first close of $56 million growth financingJones Day advised Bridge to Life, Ltd. in its $56 million capital raise consisting of a secured credit facility and a Series A preferred equity investment.
  • SER Capital Partners invests $82 million in Brightcore EnergyJones Day represented SER Capital Partners in its $82 million investment in Brightcore Energy, a clean energy and efficiency as a service company serving commercial, industrial, and institutional real estate owners.
  • Red Stone and its affiliates sell its business to Ready Capital CorporationJones Day represented Red Stone and its affiliates in the sale of its business to Ready Capital Corporation.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires SCRAM Systems®Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company LMG Holdings, Inc. of Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. dba SCRAM Systems®, a leading provider of technology-enabled monitoring solutions and groundbreaking offender management software for state and local judicial systems and corrections departments.
  • Rockwood Equity Partners recapitalizes Lifeway MobilityJones Day advised Rockwood Equity Partners LLC in the recapitalization sale of portfolio company Lifeway Mobility, a provider of home and business accessibility solutions, to Cressey & Company.
  • Zyter acquires Casenet® LLCJones Day advised Zyter, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Infinite Computer Solutions, Inc. and a leading digital health product company, in its acquisition of Casenet® LLC, a leading provider of population health products, from Cetene Corporation (NYSE: CNC).
  • HD Supply acquired by The Home Depot, Inc. for $8.8 billionJones Day advised HD Supply, Inc. ("HDS") in its $8.8 billion acquisition by The Home Depot, Inc. ("Home Depot").
  • Cleveland-Cliffs acquires ArcelorMittal USA for approximately $1.4 billionJones Day advised Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. in connection with the acquisition and financing of substantially all of the operations of ArcelorMittal USA for approximately $1.4 billion.
  • Five9 acquires Inference Technologies GroupJones Day advised Five9, Inc. in its acquisition of Inference Technologies Group, Inc., a leading global provider of Intelligent Virtual Agents for sales and service organizations.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Park Place acquires Custom Hardware Engineering & Consulting, Inc.Jones Day advised Park Place Technologies, LLC in its acquisition of Custom Hardware Engineering & Consulting, Inc., a provider of mission critical data center infrastructure services and specializing in post warranty hardware maintenance.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • LORD Corporation acquired by Parker Hannifin for $3.675 billionJones Day advised LORD Corporation in its $3.675 billion acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation.
  • Parker Hannifin acquires Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC for $1.725 billion cashJones Day advised Parker Hannifin Corporation in its $1.725 billion cash acquisition of Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC.