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Erin S. de la Mare


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  • Case Western Reserve University (J.D. magna cum laude 2009; Order of the Coif; Publisher, Law Review); University of Washington (M.A. 2003); University of Michigan, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research (Program Scholar, 2001); The University of Utah (B.A. 1998)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • Extern to the Honorable Deborah L. Cook, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Summer 2007)

Erin de la Mare advises large public and private companies in complex, strategic corporate transactions. Representative experiences include public and private M&A, spin-offs, divestitures, strategic alliances, and pension de-risking. In addition, Erin helps public company clients navigate evolving issues in corporate governance, takeover defense, and shareholder engagement. Erin's transactional and corporate governance practice spans a range of industries, including industrial tooling and manufacturing, specialty chemicals, software, retail, and consumer goods.

Erin's representative transactions include Greystar Growth and Income Fund's $4.4 billion acquisition of Monogram Residential Trust, as well as ConAgra Foods' (now known as Conagra Brands) spin-off of its Lamb Weston business and its acquisition of Thanasi Foods (maker of Duke's® meat snacks) and BIGS (maker of BIGS® seeds). She also has advised on various transactions for The Timken Company, including the spin-off of its steel business and its acquisitions of Carlstar Belts and Philadelphia Gear. She worked on TriMas Corporation's spin-off of its Cequent business into a stand-alone public company named Horizon Global Corporation; Mexichem's $630 million acquisition of Dura-Line; OneWest Bank's $2.53 billion sale of mortgage servicing rights to Ocwen Financial; and the Weiss Family's $878 million take-private of American Greetings. Additional representative transactions include: Ferro Corporation's sale of its polymer additives business to H.I.G. Capital; the $9.7 billion acquisition of Lubrizol by Berkshire Hathaway; and NII Holdings' sale of Nextel Argentina to Grupo Clarin S.A. in a two-part transaction including an initial partnership investment by Grupo Clarin followed by a subsequent buyout.

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