Romney L. Grippo is a partner in the firm's Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Romney's practice includes representing publicly held and privately owned clients in the acquisition and divestiture of businesses in a broad range of industries, including, the insurance, financial services, information technology, life sciences, medical device, chemical, manufacturing, and distribution industries. Romney's practice also includes representing clients in venture capital financings and private placements, redemptions, recapitalizations, reorganizations, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances, as well as in the negotiation and documentation of commercial business transactions, including licensing, consulting, supply, distribution and sales transactions. Romney also advises clients in the negotiation of shareholder, executive compensation, confidentiality and noncompetition agreements, and providing general representation and counseling to sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations in the formation, management and operation of their businesses.
In General. Romney graduated from Rutgers School of Law - Camden in 1993. She received an LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law in 1995. Following graduation from law school, Romney served as law clerk to the Hon. Marvin N. Rimm, J.T.C., Tax Court of New Jersey. She earned her bachelor's degree in political science from Marymount Manhattan College in 1990. Romney is admitted to practice law in New Jersey. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is a director of the Business Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
· The acquisition of privately held insurance distributors and retirement plan administration services providers for strategic buyers, including: acquisitions of property and casualty insurance distributors, distributors of life and long-term care insurance products, distributors of specialty insurance products, including professional and fiduciary liability insurance, insurance for the transportation industry, workers' compensation insurance, self-funded insurance, and environmental risk insurance, and providers of life settlement brokerage services.
· The acquisition of privately held financial services businesses for a strategic buyer, including acquisitions of providers of investment banking services, litigation and dispute consulting services, technology consulting services, and tax consulting services.
· The strategic investment in a publisher of pediatric electronic health records and practice management system by a private equity investor.
· The divestiture of a privately held manufacturer and distributor of dental imaging devices.
· The acquisition of a distributor of protective urethane coatings for a private equity buyer.
· The acquisition of multiple dairy distribution businesses for a privately held strategic buyer.
· A joint venture between strategic partners for the distribution of animal pharmaceutical products.
· A private placement of securities for an information technology services company.
NJSBA Business Law Section Newsletter
Derivative Actions Under the New Jersey Limited Liability Company Act and RULLCA
2009 Business Law Symposium, NJSBA Business Law Section and NJICLE
Legal Ethics for Transactional Attorneys 2008, NJICLE
Legal Ethics for Transactional Attorneys 2007, NJICLE
Director, New Jersey State Bar Association, Business Law Section
Member, American Bar Association