Harry E. Peden and Kathryn O’Neill represented a long operating veterinarian practice, with two locations in New York, in the sale of its assets to a national veterinary group. As part of the sale, Harry and Katie assisted the Sellers with evaluating many purchase offers from a variety of potential buyers. The transaction involved the assignment of real estate leases, commercial contracts, and employment agreements for the principal veterinarians. In recent years, Harry and Katie have represented many veterinary groups in the buying and selling of practices.
The Firm successfully moved to dismiss a case on behalf of a client in a trust and estates dispute. The Connecticut Superior Court held that, despite the settlor of a revocable trust being conserved, the remainder beneficiary of an inter-vivos trust lacked standing to challenge the settlor’s amendment of the trust and appointment of a successor trustee. Luke Tashjian handled the matter.