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Garrett D.Evers

PartnerChair, InternationalGarrett.Evers@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 212.908.3926

Garrett D.Evers

Partner
Chair, InternationalGarrett.Evers@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 212.908.3926

Focus Areas

Private Equity / Venture Capital

  • On-going representation of medical device start-up companies including several rounds of angel and venture capital financing.
  • On-going representation of a private equity fund in various transactions in the business services, media and telecommunications industries including fund formation and numerous acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Represented a private equity fund in a combination of portfolio companies and related $195 million refinancing.
  • Represented sellers in $100 million disposition of private equity-backed specialty packaging company.
  • Represented a private equity fund as majority shareholder in the disposition of a medical device company to a U.S. public company.
  • Represented a private equity-backed powdered metal company in the acquisition of a Mexican business.
  • Acquisition by a private equity fund of an orthopedic implant manufacturer, representation of purchased company in several add-on acquisitions, and representation of sellers in sale of majority interest to another private equity fund.
  • Representation of a start-up medical device manufacturer through first three rounds of equity financing, including sale of Series B Preferred Stock to two leading venture capital firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented an industry leading electronic waste recycler in company reorganization and recapitalization.
  • Represented a U.K.-based precision optical components manufacturer in connection with U.S.-based acquisitions and transactions.
  • On-going representation of U.S. subsidiaries of an Ireland based health services company.
  • Represented a U.S. public company in $1.5 billion sale of division with operations in the U.S. and 17 foreign countries.
  • Represented a Fortune 200 manufacturing company in the carve-out and disposition of a division with manufacturing operations in the U.S. and France.
  • Represented a management team in the buy-out of a polymer manufacturing entity.
  • Represented a plastic injection molding company in the acquisition of Mexican and Canadian subsidiaries.

Securities

  • Acted as underwriter’s counsel in the purchase and sale of newly issued convertible, redeemable preferred stock of a Midwestern insurance company.
  • Acted as issuer’s counsel in securitization of more than $1 billion worth of guaranteed and unguaranteed student loans.
  • Represented a Fortune 250 company in connection with the issuance of euro- and yen- denominated notes.
  • Represented a U.S. public company in tender offer and purchase of outstanding shares of another U.S. public company.
  • Listed in Legal 500 in Merger and Acquisition, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018
  • Euromoney/LMG Life Sciences, Life Sciences Star, Finance & Transactional, 2012 to 2016

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • European-American Chamber of Commerce New York (EACCNY)

Education

  • University of Michigan, J.D., 1997
  • The Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1993,

    Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio