Lindsay D.Murphy

Partner

Dallas + 1.214.969.4508

Lindsay Murphy advises both public and private companies on all aspects of design and operation of executive compensation and employee benefit plans. She regularly advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation matters within the context of corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Lindsay has extensive experience advising private equity clients with day-to-day equity compensation arrangements, executive employment agreements, and leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, including transactions involving ESOPs. She regularly assists clients with PBGC and ERISA reporting and disclosure obligations and DOL, IRS, and PBGC audits and investigations of employee benefit plans. Lindsay also advises public companies regarding SEC disclosures of executive and director compensation arrangements.

Lindsay has worked on a large number of corporate mergers and acquisitions including the following recent transactions: the $18.1 billion sale of Oncor Electric to Sempra Energy; the sale of all of Mill Creek Residential Trust's outstanding shares to the Arizona State Retirement Fund; Sherwin Williams' $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation; Parker Hannifin's $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR; Verizon's divestiture of its cloud and managed hosting service business to IBM; and various acquisitions and divestitures by The Riverside Company.

Lindsay is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and an officer for the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Section of the Dallas Bar Association.

Experience

  • Riverside invests in PeopleGroveJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition of PeopleGrove, the leading provider of career mentorship and alumni engagement software for higher education institutions.
  • Integrated Power Services to acquire Tampa Armature Works, Inc.Jones Day is advising Integrated Power Services, the North American leader in service, repair and engineering for power management, electro-mechanical and rotating assets, in its acquisition of Tampa Armature Works, Inc., one of the industry's leading independent power services companies.
  • Roper Technologies sells TransCore to Singapore Technologies Engineering for $2.68 billionJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in the sale of TransCore Partners, LLC and TLP Holdings, LLC to an affiliate of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. for $2.68 billion in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Safety-Reports.com, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company ToolWatch, LLC of Safety-Reports.com, Inc., which provides safety and compliance management software to the construction, manufacturing, and other safety-related industries.
  • Riverside acquires ESHA ResearchJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition of ESHA Research (ESHA), a provider of SaaS-based nutritional analysis, labeling compliance, and product formulation software.
  • Sensata Technologies acquires Elastic M2MJones Day advised Sensata Technologies in its acquisition of Elastic M2M, a privately-held innovator of connected intelligence for operational assets across heavy-duty transport, warehouse, supply chain and logistics, industrial, light-duty passenger car, and a variety of other industry segments.
  • Riverside acquires PaleoWestJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its acquisition of PaleoWest, a professional consultancy that assists clients with their need to address federal, state, and local level environmental regulations, typically in support of a wide variety of land development projects such as the permitting of solar and wind generation facilities, housing developments, roads and bridges, and other major infrastructure development projects.
  • 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.
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company obtains $1.3 billion credit facilityJones Day represented Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, Texas's largest transmission and distribution electric utility and the fifth largest in the United States, in connection with a $1.3 billion term loan credit facility.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Transplant ConnectJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company inVita Healthcare Technologies of Transplant Connect, whose iTransplantSM software facilitates the donation, transplantation and research of human biologics (including organs, tissues, corneas and birth tissue).
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires AptoJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Buildout, Inc. of Apto, a premier provider of CRM and deal management software for commercial real estate (CRE) brokers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires ProspectNowJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Buildout, Inc. of ProspectNow, a premier provider of AI-powered real estate property and owner intelligence.
  • Sensata Technologies acquires Sendyne CorpJones Day advised Sensata Technologies in its acquisition of Sendyne Corp, a leader in the development and deployment of innovative computer chips and modules for electric vehicles, charging stations, and stationary battery storage.
  • Riverside sells Lexipol to GTCRJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of Lexipol, a leader in policy management and training platforms for state and local governments, to GTCR.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires milliCareJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Clintar of milliCare, a floor and textile care franchise brand, providing leading carpet, floor and textile care solutions.
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company obtains $2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, Texas’s largest transmission and distribution electric utility, in connection with a $2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Halski SystemsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Logically of Halski Systems, an award-winning and full-service IT managed services provider.
  • J.F Lehman successfully closes its first single asset continuation fund for NorthStar GroupJones Day represented J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in connection with the successful closing and debt financing of its first single asset continuation fund, which will allow the firm to maintain its ownership of NorthStar Group in partnership with management.
  • Altabancorp merges with Glacier BancorpJones Day represented Altabancorp, the bank holding company for Altabank, in connection with its stock-for-stock merger with Glacier Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company for Glacier Bank.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires The Rodgers Group, LLCJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Lexipol, LLC of The Rodgers Group, LLC, a provider of in-service training for public safety agencies including law enforcement.
  • Additional Publications

    • August 6, 2012
      The DOL Has Spoken: What's Next for Open MEPs?, Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily
    • January 18, 2012
      Multiple Employer Plans — Opportunities and Challenges: Qualified Retirement Plans, Bloomberg BNA Benefit Practice Resource Center
    • Winter 2011
      The Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan: More Flexible Than You Think, The Benefits Law Journal