Jane K.Murphy

Counsel

Chicago + 1.312.269.4239

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 (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) and RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act). 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

  • Hard Rock partners with Steve Cohen to bid for casino and entertainment complex in New YorkJones Day advised Hard Rock International in connection with its partnership with Steve Cohen, owner of the New York Mets, for a bid to secure a downstate New York gaming license.
  • Valmet acquires process gas chromatography business of Siemens AGJones Day is advising Valmet Oyj in the €102.5 million acquisition of the process gas chromatography business of Siemens AG.
  • 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.
  • ABS sells technical inspection service line to ApaveJones Day advised ABS Group of Companies, Inc. in the sale by one of its subsidiaries, ABSG Consulting, Inc., of its technical inspection service line to Apave Group, an international inspection group.
  • NOVA Infrastructure and Nopetro Energy create new renewables platformJones Day represented NOVA infrastructure in the partnership with Nopetro Energy to create Nopetro Renewables, a renewable energy platform focused on renewable natural gas (“RNG”) and biofuels.
  • Applus Technologies sold to Opus InspectionJones Day advised Applus Servicios Tecnologicos, S.L.U. in the sale of one of its U.S. subsidiaries, Applus Technologies Inc., to Opus Inspection, Inc.
  • Agencias Universales S.A. (AGUNSA) acquires 75% of the Carver Maritime Manatee port terminal operator in FloridaJones Day advised Agencias Universales S.A. (AGUNSA) in the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in Carver Maritime Manatee, a terminal operator at SeaPort Manatee, a deep water seaport located at the entrance to Tampa Bay in northern Manatee County, Florida.
  • VSE Aviation acquires Precision Fuel ComponentsJones Day advised VSE Aviation Services, LLC, a subsidiary of VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC), in the acquisition of Precision Fuel Components LLC.
  • Hard Rock International acquires The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and CasinoJones Day represented Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) on the acquisition of The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from MGM Resorts International.
  • Ascension enters into strategic laboratory collaboration with LabcorpJones Day advised Ascension with respect to its strategic alliance with Labcorp whereby Labcorp will manage Ascension’s hospital-based laboratories in 10 states and purchase the assets of the health system’s outreach laboratory business.
  • Global internet infrastructure provider acquires nine data centersJones Day advised a global internet infrastructure provider in the acquisition of nine data centers, including colocation and related network services.
  • TotalEnergies enters into Strategic Alliance and Investment Agreement with Sunix and Tropigas in the Dominican RepublicJones Day advised TotalEnergies in the strategic alliance and investment agreement with Omaha Beach Investment Corp., Sunix Petroleum, S.R.L. and Tropigas Dominicana, S.R.L. in the Dominican Republic.
  • Newell Brands sells the Connected Home & Security business to Resideo TechnologiesJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the $593 million sale of the Connected Home & Security (CH&S) business to Resideo Technologies, Inc.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • Private credit lender provides $105 million credit facility to owner of upstream oil and gas assets located in Permian Basin of Texas and New MexicoJones Day advised a private credit lender in the structuring and negotiation of a $105 million senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility provided to an owner of upstream oil and gas assets located in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company acquires Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc.Jones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Seal For Life Industries of Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc., both privately owned specialty industrial coatings companies.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Navistar sells Melrose Park, Illinois, campus to developerJones Day advised Navistar International Corporation in the sale of its Melrose Park, Illinois, facility to a developer who has an actionable plan to redevelop the parcel into a state-of-the-art industrial business park.
  • AbbVie acquires Mitokinin, Inc.Jones Day advised AbbVie Inc. in its exclusive right to acquire Mitokinin, Inc., a biotechnology company developing PINK1-targeted therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, following completion of IND enabling studies on Mitokinin's lead PINK1 compound.
  • Navistar International acquires new property in San Antonio, Texas to house support functionsJones Day advised Navistar International Corporation in its acquisition of a new property in San Antonio, which includes existing buildings that will house support functions for its under-construction plant in the area.
  • Speaking Engagements

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