Mindy B. Leathe: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Mindy B. Leathe

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Global Benefits & Compensation
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0808
Fax: 305.961.5808
University State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., Liberal Studies, 1991
Law SchoolSt. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 1995; University of Florida Levin College of Law, LL.M., 1996
Admitted1995, Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

• Member, American Bar Association

BornDecember 13, 1969

Areas of Concentration

• Tax
• Employee benefits
• Executive compensation planning

Awards & Recognition

• Member, Winning Team, M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion) for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities, The M&A Advisor's 6th Annual International M&A Awards, 2014
• Finalist, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate Finance Category, 2013
• Member, Winning Team, ACG New York Champions Awards, Middle-Market Deal of the Year, Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year and Professional Services, 2012
• Recipient, Latin Lawyer Magazine, M&A Deal of the Year Award, 2008

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

09.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Maher Represents Rentokil Initial plc on its Acquisition of The Steritech Group, Inc. for US$425 Million
05.26.15 Greenberg Traurig Represents Orange Lake Holdings, LLP and Subsidiaries in Acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts, Inc.
10.28.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year Award
10.09.14 Greenberg Traurig Represents Gentiva Health Services in $1.8 Billion Acquisition by Kindred Healthcare; Nationwide Integrated Care Delivery System Created
09.04.14 Greenberg Traurig Represents Timeshare Operator Orange Lake Country Club in $148.76 Million Timeshare Loan Securitization
03.11.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Deal of the Year Award
01.09.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives Three M&A Advisor Awards
11.22.13 Greenberg Traurig Recognized at Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards
10.22.13 Greenberg Traurig Represents Providence Apparel in Acquisition of Gerber Childrenswear
10.11.13 Greenberg Traurig Team Assists Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited, Founders in $1.8B M&A


01.30.14 Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 31, 2014, and/or in this Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1, 000, 000 Deduction Limitation
03.09.12 Section 162(m): Actions That Generally Should be Taken by March 31, 2012, and/or in This Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1, 000, 000 Deduction Limitation
02.07.11 Section 162(m): Actions That Should be Taken by Publicly Held Companies Early This Year to Avoid the $1, 000, 000 Deduction Limitation
11.01.06 Year-End Retirement Planning Under the Pension Protection Act of 2006
10.04.06 Treasury Extends Certain Deadlines Relating to Section 409A Compliance
10.01.06 The Pension Protection Act of 2006 Prohibits Funding of Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Benefits for Senior Executives of Companies with Underfunded Defined Benefit Plans
12.01.04 IRS Issues Notice 2005-1 Clarifying Certain Provisions of New Tax Law Affecting Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
10.01.04 New Legislation Makes Significant Changes to Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan Rules
02.01.04 Executive Compensation Considerations for the Upcoming 2004 Proxy Season
06.01.00 Greenberg Traurig Handles Public M&A Transactions Totaling $14.5 Billion in Past Month

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

• Mentioned, Sealing the Deal: Greenberg Traurig Guides ICE in Israel, Law360, October 17, 2014

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented FuelQuest Inc., a leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, in the sale of its Zytax energy-related tax automation business to Avalara, a leading cloud-based sales tax and compliance automation technology provider. Oversaw the labor and employment law aspects of the transaction, including negotiation of employment-related terms of the deal, and structuring and advice regarding federal and various state employment law compliance issues.; Represented DPL Inc., a publicly traded electric utility and power supplier, in connection with The AES Corporation's $3.5 billion acquisition of DPL.; Represented interclick, Inc., a technology company that provides solutions for data-driven advertising in the United States, in its $270 million sale to Yahoo! Inc.; Represented Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: MDF) in its $403+ million cash and stock acquisition of Continucare Corporation (formerly NYSE: CNU), including Metropolitan's procurement of $315 million of related acquisition financing from a syndicate of lenders led by GE Capital.; Advised APR Energy Cayman Limited, one of the world's largest providers of temporary power generation solutions, and its management shareholders in the $855 million sale of the company to Horizon Acquisition Company plc.; Representation of Arcos Dorados B.V. in the company's $700 million acquisition of the business and assets of McDonald's Corporation's Latin American operations.; Representation of Terremark in the acquisition of the company by Verizon Communications for $1.4 billion.; Represented California Higher Education Loan Authority (CHELA) in completing a more than $2.4 billion recapitalization, restructuring and spin-off transaction. As a result, CHELA (now The Education Financing Foundation of California) became the largest education financing foundation in the State of California.; Represented PolyMedica Corporation, in connection with the sale of its Women's Health Products Division to Amerifit Nutrition, Inc. for $45 million.; Represented Trendum Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of PulpFree, Inc.; Represented the stockholders of Amide Holdings, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amide Pharmaceutical, Inc., a privately owned U.S. generic pharmaceuticals company ( Amide ), in the acquisition of Amide by Actavis Group hf, a publicly traded global generic pharmaceutical company listed on the Iceland Stock Exchange and headquartered in Iceland.; Advising clients with regard to qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation plans, including 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase plans, health and welfare plans, and other employee benefit plan issues.; Advising emerging and publicly-held clients with respect to executive compensation techniques and strategies, including stock options, restricted stock and other forms of equity compensation, executive employment agreements and compensation, split dollar insurance arrangements, and change in control severance agreements.; Advising clients with regard to various employee benefit plan issues relating to corporate mergers and acquisitions.
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Mindy B. Leathe

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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