Robert E. Burwell: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Robert E. Burwell

Phone415.432.6107

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Practice Areas

  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Manufacturing
  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Technology, Communications & Media
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.432.6107
Fax: 415-432-6001
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

http://www.mintz.com/professionals/detail/name/robert-e-burwell
 
University Stanford University, B.A., with departmental honors/distinction, 1991
 
Law SchoolStanford University, J.D., with distinction, 1994
 
Admitted1995, California
 
Biography

Rob represents middle-market companies and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, and other corporate and securities matters. He focuses on retail and consumer companies, with clients that include an international retailer that owns and operates membership warehouse clubs in Latin America and the Caribbean and various branded personal care and lifestyle companies. Before joining the firm, Rob was a partner in the San Francisco office of another international law firm. Prior to that, he clerked for Judge John S. Rhoades of the US District Court for the Southern District of California.

Representative Matters

· Represented an Australian skincare company controlled by a private equity firm in connection with its $335 million sale to a Japanese buyer

· Represented a private equity firm, focused on consumer and marketing-driven growth companies, on its investments in 12 different companies

· Represented a private equity firm focused on middle market companies on its leveraged acquisitions of a spring manufacturer and a leading supplier of enterprise software and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for health services providers

· Represented an Illinois-based agricultural equipment company controlled by a private equity firm in connection with its $195 million sale to an international manufacturer of outdoor products, industrial and power equipment, and lawnmowers

· Represented a mid-sized asset manager in connection with its acquisition of a truck leasing business in Mexico

· Represented a music publisher, a private equity portfolio company, in connection with its sale to a leading music rights management company

· Represented North America's largest branded seafood company on acquisition matters

· Represented a privately held food service company in its acquisition of the franchisor of a global chain of pizza restaurants

Recognitions & Awards

· San Diego Super Lawyers: Corporate and Securities Law (2007 - 2010)

· Lawdragon Magazine: "500 Leading Dealmakers in America" (2007)

Professional & Community Involvement

· Co-chair, Stanford Law Society of San Diego (2006 - 2008)

· Member, Stanford Law School Board of Visitors (2006 - 2008)

 
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Making “Material Adverse Change” Mean What You Choose It to Mean — Neither More nor Less
Robert E. Burwell,Scott C. Ford, April 16, 2014
A recent decision by the Court of Chancery of Delaware provides a reason to pause before agreeing to standard, boilerplate “material adverse change” clauses in purchase agreements. In Osram Sylvania, Inc. v. Townsend Ventures, LLC, the court found that the seller’s failure to meet...
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Robert E. Burwell

44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94104




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