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 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

  • 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.
  • Ascension enters into strategic laboratory collaboration with LabcorpJones Day is advising 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.
  • TotalEnergies enters into Strategic Alliance and Investment Agreement with Sunix and Tropigas in the Dominican RepublicJones Day is advising 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.
  • 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.
  • Hard Rock International acquires The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and CasinoJones Day is representing Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) on the acquisition of The Mirage Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from MGM Resorts International.
  • 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.
  • Transtar Holding Company sells company to Blue Point Capital PartnersJones Day advised Transtar Holding Company, a portfolio of industry-leading automotive aftermarket and original equipment businesses with a focus on high-quality products and unmatched customer service, in the sale of majority ownership to Blue Point Capital Partners.
  • Furukawa Electric and Superior Essex global joint venture finalizedJones Day advised Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. in its finalization of a global joint venture with Superior Essex Inc.
  • Havertys completes sale-leaseback of three properties in Texas, Florida, and VirginiaJones Day advised Havertys in its sale-leaseback of three properties in Texas, Florida, and Virginia for a total of $70 million.
  • Republic Services obtains advice with respect to landfill disputesJones Day represented Republic Services, Inc. before state and federal agencies in negotiating unique, cost-effective resolutions to disputes regarding management of hazardous materials, including PCBs and hazardous waste.
  • 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.
  • Speaking Engagements

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