Candice Moore focuses her practice on transactional matters involving M&A, private equity, technology transactions, and general corporate law matters. She advises private equity clients and their portfolio companies, as well as public and privately held companies, with domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions. She also assists clients with drafting and negotiating various agreements regarding the development, licensing, and transfer of software and technology.
Candice works with domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, automotive, technology, consumer products, and professional and financial services.
Prior to starting her legal career, Candice served in various leadership roles with a Fortune 500 company where she led many cross-functional teams focusing on manufacturing operations, Six Sigma process improvements, and safety initiatives.
Candice was nominated by the Michigan Supreme Court and appointed by the Michigan governor to serve as a board member on the Michigan Board of Law Examiners in July 2019.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Represented a private equity fund in its $75 million acquisition of a pallet supply company.
Represented a private equity fund in its $72 million acquisition of a home renovation and repair products company, including the $2 million add-on acquisition of a home renovation and repair products company.
Represented a private equity fund in its $62 million platform acquisition of an outdoor sporting goods company, including two add-on acquisitions.
Represented a private equity fund in its $187 million sale of a platform company.
Represented an international company in its $50 million strategic acquisition of a heat treating systems company.
Represented a business-to-business publication company in its acquisition of a hotel, food, and beverage magazine publication.
Represented a tire, wheel, and automotive service retailer in its $2 million acquisition of a franchisor.
Represented a Nasdaq-listed intermodal freight transportation company in its $35 million strategic acquisition of a transportation carrier services company.
Represented OEMs in their minority investments in: an automotive financing company, a LiDAR technology company, a transit enterprise software company, and a flexible circuit manufacturing company.
Represented an OEM in its $56 million acquisition of a transit technology company and in its $5.2 million acquisition of a vehicle leasing and fleet management company.
Represented a dental service organization in its $25 million acquisition of certain general and multispecialty group dental practices and $10 million acquisition in various dental practices.
Represented an autonomous car development company in its partnership with an OEM regarding fundamental software and technology.
Represented a Nasdaq-listed security company in its patent licensing agreements with licensing fees ranging from $2 million to $85 million.
Represented a public-private partnership led by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research in its development of certain membership and intellectual property rights agreements.
Represented an automotive technology company with its sourcing, procurement, and partnership agreements.
Represented a public college with its outsourcing contracts and relationships.
Counsel to numerous technology companies in their technology-based and services contracts.
Corporate and Commercial
Represented various private and public companies in their governance matters and other general corporate transactions and matters.
Represented various dental organizations in their desire to set up the practice as dental service organization.
Provided corporate support to health care companies in their business combinations, sales, purchases, and general operational governance.
Provided real estate entities with corporate governance support for acquisitions and financing.
Capital Markets and Securities
Represented a Nasdaq-listed restaurant operator and franchisee in an underwritten public offering of $60 million of common stock.
Assisted multiple public companies in their periodic filings with the SEC.
- Wayne State University (J.D. cum laude 2015); Syracuse University (M.B.A. 2009); Michigan State University (B.S. 2005)
ACG Detroit (Association for Corporate Growth) M&A All Star Award (2017-2018) — Rising Star
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder (2020)
- Legal extern to the Honorable Avern Cohn, U.S. District Court, Eastern District Court of Michigan (Summer 2013)