John Hairr has more than 27 years of experience advising clients engaged in a full range of domestic and cross-border business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, auction-type divestitures, spinoffs, restructurings, and alternatives to traditional M&A transactions, such as joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also represents companies with regard to the acquisition and sale of distressed businesses, including through Section 363 bankruptcy sales.
John counsels companies regarding debt and equity financings, including acquisition financings, and he regularly advises clients with regard to a broad range of general commercial, securities, franchise, and real estate matters.
John serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and closely held companies to entrepreneurial startups and local governments. He counsels non-U.S. companies who seek to enter or expand their presence in the U.S. market through acquisitions, as well as U.S. companies acquiring or selling businesses overseas. John represents clients in a wide range of industries that include consumer products and services, lighting, automotive, steel, water and utility systems, pharmaceutical, and textiles.