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He counsels companies on transactions and corporate matters, with a focus on healthcare industry transactions and supply chain management.
Greg provides counsel and advice to predominately privately-held businesses on a variety of transactional, corporate and commercial matters in supply chain management, healthcare transactions (working with the Firm’s Healthcare Practice Group), and mergers/acquisitions. With his business and engineering background, his practice is focused on providing creative and efficient real-world solutions to clients’ business issues and opportunities in the following principal areas:
Greg focuses his practice in three primary areas: supply chain management, healthcare transactions (working with the Firm’s Healthcare Practice Group), and mergers/acquisitions. Greg represents clients:
Greg’s hands-on technical background provides a unique experience base in dealing with technology related or dependent companies. Prior to practicing law, Greg spent eleven years as an engineer involved in the development of tactical missile systems for the U.S. Armed Forces, and dealt with getting beyond state-of-the-art technology from the drawing board into production. This experience has proven valuable in structuring and negotiating licensing transactions for patented products and trade secrets in the furniture, software, specialty textiles and pharmaceutical hardware industries.
Corporate and Securities
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Supply Chain Management
*Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.
Working with national healthcare companies developing medical device joint ventures, ambulatory surgery center joint ventures, hospital acquisitions.
Advising and completing asset purchase and sale transactions for, and providing general counsel to, a global market leader in industrial foams technology;
Negotiating and completing pharmaceutical supply and joint venture arrangements, both domestic and international, for a leading producer of patented or proprietary encapsulated pharmaceutical and nutritional products;
Representing a professional services and software developer in venture capital financings, merger transactions, securities compliance and providing general counsel;
Representing a large physician practice in formation, corporate governance, general counsel, and health care matters.
2002-Present. Since June 2002, Greg has practiced with Womble Carlyle, first as Of Counsel then as Partner; 1996-2002. Greg was an associate then Member of Schell Bray Aycock Abel & Livingston P.L.L.C., a corporate law boutique, where he advised clients on merger and acquisition transactions and was the primary intellectual property attorney.
1982 - 1993. Greg spent eleven years as an engineer developing tactical missile systems for the U.S. Armed Forces, first working for the U.S. Air Force in a civil service capacity, then as a consultant to the commercial defense industry, and finally seven years with United Technologies Corporation. During this time, Greg worked closely with design and manufacturing engineers, as well as industry executives, analyzing, developing and presenting ways to improve design and producibility of systems using beyond state-of-the-art technology and materials. Greg also managed significant program change orders and contract negotiations for classified programs valued in excess of $500 million. In 1993, Greg left the defense industry to pursue his law degree.