W. Raymond Felton: Lawyer with Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

W. Raymond Felton

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Corporate Finance
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Securities Law
  • SEC Compliance
  • Sarbanes Oxley
  • Private Finance
  • Debt and Equity Finance
Contact InfoTelephone: 732-476-2670
Fax: 732-476-2671
Mailing Address99 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor, Iselin, NJ, 08830-2712
University Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
Law SchoolRutgers University School of Law, Newark, J.D., 1981
Admitted1981, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1983, U.S. Tax Court
Memberships - Board of Directors, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
- Board of Directors (past Chair), New Jersey State Bar Association: Business Law Section
- Member, Middlesex County Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association; Business Law Section.
BornNew Brunswick, New Jersey, December 1, 1956

Co-Managing Partner and Chair of the Corporate Department

Mr. Felton concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, LLC and partnership formation and operations, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, reorganizations, joint ventures, and the financing of transactions through both public and private equity and debt. He often serves as outside “in house” counsel, providing general business legal advice on both day-to-day issues and major complex problems.

Mr. Felton's clients range from entrepreneurial start-ups to established middle market companies operating in a diverse variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, food & beverage, real estate, construction and healthcare, as well as service industries. Mr. Felton also represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings and counsels clients concerning corporate governance and SEC compliance issues.

- Listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaŠ (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law practice areas (1994 – present)
- Selected by Best Lawyers® (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) as 2016 Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Mergers & Acquisitions Law; as 2013 Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Corporate Law; as 2012 Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Mergers & Acquisitions Law
- Listed in Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business (a publication of Chambers and Partners) in the Corporate/M&A practice area (2003 – present)
- Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice area (2005 – present)
- Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent (a trademark of Internet Brands, Inc.) (2001 – present).

Transactions - Representation of a medical device company in the $50+ million sale of its business to a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson
- Representation of a consumer products company in the $75 million sale of its business to a private equity firm
- Representation of a dairy in the $15 million sale of its business to Dean Foods
- Representation of an Italian food distribution company in the $60 million sale of its business to Vistar Corporation
- Representation of a global industrial packaging firm in its acquisition of a major manufacturer and supplier of fiber drum technologies for the agricultural and chemical markets
- Representation of the leading producer of barware and wine-related accessories in the $69.5 million sale of its assets
- Representation of a New Jersey-based commercial lender in a restructuring of financing through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Negotiations between the bank, the EDA and the IRS were complicated by the borrower's breaching of certain requirements of the Internal Revenue Code relating to industrial revenue bonds
- Served as New Jersey counsel to an AmLaw 100 firm in its representation of a Top 10 national homebuilder in several public debt offerings valued at $200-350 million
- Served as New Jersey counsel to an AmLaw 100 firm in its representation of a construction materials New York Stock Exchange company in connection with its hostile takeover of another New York Stock Exchange company
- Served as New Jersey counsel to an AmLaw100 firm in connection with a $325 million bond offering registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Representation of a number of gasoline station owners in connection with their respective purchases of approximately two dozen locations throughout New Jersey. Total value of transactions ranged from $25-40 million
- Representation of a regional cooperative in the retail restaurant industry with over 2000 franchise members in thirteen U.S. states, in connection with a merger with three other regional cooperatives. The resulting entity represents all U.S. distribution east of the Mississippi River
- Representation of a medical electronic billing company in its sale to a Texas-based medical products/services company for $22 million plus an earn-out
- Representation of a client in its acquisition of a specialty food distributor for $8 million

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W. Raymond Felton

99 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor
WoodbridgeNJ 07095-0988


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