Jane K.Murphy

Counsel

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Jane Murphy has helped clients achieve practical, cost-effective solutions to manage environmental liabilities for more than 27 years. Her practice focuses on counseling and transactional matters. She represents clients in a variety of manufacturing, energy, retail, and real estate industries.

In counseling matters, she has represented clients conducting remediation under environmental statutes, including CERCLA and RCRA. In addition, she has assisted with the development of environmental compliance and management programs, including a program for the removal of underground storage tanks for a client with more than 1,000 locations.

In transactions, she has experience in analyzing risks associated with environmental liabilities in various types of corporate and real estate transactions, including merger and acquisition, lending, and restructuring transactions. She has represented clients in administrative and litigation proceedings before the United States Environmental Protection Agency, numerous state agencies, and state and federal courts.

She is a member of the ABA, the Illinois State Bar Association, and The Chicago Bar Association.

Experience

  • AbbVie acquires MavupharmaJones Day advised AbbVie Inc. in its acquisition of Seattle-based Mavupharma, a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on novel approaches to target the STING (STimulator of INterferon Genes) pathway for the treatment of cancer.
  • National bank amends and restates $425 million revolving credit facility for private railroad and transportation management companiesJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment and restatement of a $425 million revolving credit facility for a group of private railroad and transportation management companies.
  • Twin River Worldwide Holdings completes $950 million debt refinancingJones Day represented Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc., a diverse, multi-jurisdictional owner and operator of gaming and racing facilities, in connection with its issuance of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Notes due 2027 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and concurrent $550 million senior secured credit agreement, consisting of a $300 million senior secured term loan facility and a $250 million senior secured revolving credit facility.
  • USG acquired by Gebr. Knauf for $7 billionJones Day advised USG Corporation in the acquisition by Gebr. Knauf KG ("Knauf") of all of the outstanding shares of USG in a transaction valued at $7 billion.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $110 million senior secured term loan facility to owner of upstream oil and gas assets in Oklahoma’s Arkoma stackJones Day advised an investment banking and securities firm in connection with a $110 million senior secured term loan facility provided to an owner of upstream oil and gas assets in the Arkoma stack located in the State of Oklahoma.
  • SAP acquires Qualtrics for $8 billionJones Day advised SAP in its $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc., the global pioneer in the experience management software category.
  • Oclaro sold to Lumentum for $1.8 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Oclaro, Inc. in its $1.8 billion acquisition by Lumentum Holdings Inc.
  • KeyBank refinances five wind-powered electric generating projects in OregonJones Day represented KeyBank National Association in connection with the refinancing of the back-leveraged project financing for the acquisition, development, and construction of five wind-powered electric generating projects with a total generating capacity of 50 MW located in Baker County, Oregon and sponsored by D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C., a leading generator of wind and solar power in North America.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $110 million initial and delayed draw secured term loans supporting upstream oil and gas companyJones Day represented the administrative agent in connection with $110 million initial and delayed draw secured term loans supporting an upstream oil and gas company.
  • One Equity Partners acquires Gibson Energy Inc.'s U.S. environmental services businessesJones Day represented One Equity Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Gibson Energy, Inc.'s U.S. energy services businesses, including U.S. environmental services and its U.S. seismic assets.
  • Andeavor Logistics acquires Wamsutter Pipeline System from Plains All American Pipeline for $180 millionJones Day advised Andeavor Logistics LP in its acquisition of the Wamsutter Pipeline System from Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a Houston, Texas-based pipeline operator, for $180 million.
  • ShopOne Centers REIT obtains $325 million secured credit facilityJones Day represented ShopOne Centers REIT Inc., a private real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, operating, and managing market-dominant, grocery-anchored shopping centers, in connection with a $325 million secured credit facility with KeyBanc Capital Markets as lead arranger.
  • Northern Oil and Gas obtains $400 million secured term loan facilityJones Day represented Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., an independent energy company, in connection with a $400 million secured term loan facility.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $255 million revolving credit facility and term loans supporting midstream oil and gas company in ColoradoJones Day represented the administrative agent in connection with a $255 million revolving credit facility and term loans supporting a midstream oil and gas company in Colorado.
  • Enable Midstream Partners acquires Align Midstream, LLC for $300 millionJones Day advised Enable Midstream Partners, LP, an owner, operator, and developer of strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets, in connection with its $300 million acquisition of Align Midstream, LLC from Tailwater Capital.
  • Auria Solutions obtains $350 million credit facilityJones Day advised Auria Solutions USA Inc., a supplier of soft trim and acoustical products for the automotive industry, in connection with a $350 million facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent. The new credit facility consisted of a $100 million term loan, a $150 million revolving credit facility, and a $100 million delayed draw term loan, and was made in connection with long-time client International Automotive Components Group North America LLC's spin-off of its soft-trim business into a joint venture with Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd.
  • LSC Communications sells office/warehouse facility in Portland, OregonJones Day advised LSC Communications, Inc. in its sale of 260,000 sf office/warehouse facility in Portland, Oregon.
  • AquaBounty completes purchase of Bell Fish Company's aquatic biomass farming facilityJones Day represented AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in the aquaculture market, in connection with its $14 million purchase of Bell Fish Company's aquatic biomass farming facility in Albany, Indiana.
  • Citizens Bank provides $150 million credit facility to Golden West Packaging GroupJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A. in connection with a $150 million credit facility provided to Golden West Packaging Group LLC, a holding company for investments in the packaging industry.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides $45 million senior secured financing in connection with leveraged buyout of industrial cleaning services businessJones Day represented the administrative agent, collateral agent, lead arranger, syndication agent, and documentation agent in a $45 million senior secured financing in connection with the leveraged buyout of an industrial cleaning services business.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • November 9, 2010 and November 17, 2010
      Beyond Cap and Trade: Climate Change Regulation Under the Clean Air Act Arrives
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