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Sara O’Reilly Discusses Passion and Purpose with Innovation on the 20/20 Foresight Podcast11/23/2021

Sara O’Reilly Discusses Passion and Purpose with Innovation on the 20/20 Foresight Podcast.

Client Success: Svoboda Capital Partners LLC Announces Recapitalization of The Variable11/15/2021

Client Success: Svoboda Capital Partners LLC Announces Recapitalization of The Variable.

David A. Hughes and Samantha K. Breslow Discuss Chicago’s Cloud Tax and Audits with Bloomberg Law11/11/2021

David A. Hughes and Samantha K. Breslow Discuss Chicago’s Cloud Tax and Audits with Bloomberg Law.

Christopher T. Lutz Discusses Localities Outsourcing Tax Services with Law36011/10/2021

Christopher T. Lutz Discusses Localities Outsourcing Tax Services with Law360.

HMB Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms”11/04/2021

HMB Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® 2022 “Best Law Firms”.

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital Announces Premium Label & Packaging Solutions Acquisition of Luminer Converting Group11/03/2021

Dunes Point Capital, LP Announces Premium Label & Packaging Solutions LLC’s Acquisition of Luminer Converting Group, LLC.

Marilyn A. Wethekam Discusses Uncertainty Surrounding States’ Adoption of MTC Guidance on Online Biz Tax – Law36010/25/2021

In an article by Law360, Marilyn A. Wethekam discusses the ambiguity found in the updated Multistate Tax Commission (“MTC”) guidance regarding when internet business activities exceed federal protections against state income tax.

Client Success: HMB Represents Classic Journeys in Sale to Global Provider in Experiential Travel Offerings10/25/2021

Client Success: HMB Represents Classic Journeys in Sale to Global Provider in Experiential Travel Offerings.

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital, LP Announces Specialty Products and Insulation’s Acquisition of Amerisafe, Inc.10/21/2021

SPI, a portfolio company of DPC, has acquired Amerisafe.

Client Success: Deck Commerce Closes $7.8MM in Series A Funding Led by Plymouth Growth10/14/2021

HMB would like to congratulate Deck Commerce on the closing of their Series A funding led by Plymouth Growth.

HMB Retained as Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Something Sweet Acquisition, Inc.10/01/2021

On July 26, 2021, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Something Sweet Acquisition, Inc. selected HMB Legal Counsel (“HMB”) as its counsel, with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approving HMB’s retention on September 23, 2021. Something Sweet Acquisition, Inc. and Something Sweet, Inc. (together “Something Sweet”) are industry leaders in the production and sale of…

HMB Welcomes Caitlyn Bunker and Emily Salomone into the Fall 2021 Law Clerk Program09/30/2021

HMB is thrilled to welcome Caitlyn and Emily into its Fall 2021 Law Clerk Program! Many HMB attorneys, including partners, started out in this program. Law Clerks are given the opportunity to explore the firm’s practice areas while collaborating with Associates and Partners. Only law students in the top 30% of their class with at least one year in law…

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital Acquires All-Lift Systems, Inc09/10/2021

Located in Neenah, WI, All-Lift is a provider of aftermarket services and parts for overhead cranes and other lifting equipment, including OSHA mandated inspections, safety-critical parts and repairs, and crane equipment. All-Lift has three facilities in Wisconsin and Michigan and employs approximately 100 people.

Client Success: HAAS Alert Raises $5M to Take Cellular V2X Network Nationwide09/07/2021

HMB would like to congratulate HAAS Alert on the closing of their equity financing round. The $5M in investment capital will support the nationwide expansion of Safety Cloud, the leading automotive digital alerting system that’s standard on emergency and roadway fleet vehicles. HAAS Alert’s platform enables real-time safety alerts between vehicles and connected infrastructure (V2X) to reduce the risk of…

Chris T. Lutz Discusses Potential New State Income Taxes for Online Merchants with Bloomberg Law09/02/2021

Chris Lutz shared his insight into online merchants’ requirement to pay income tax in additional states with Bloomberg Law as states consider how to implement some or all of a statement on Public Law 86-272, recently revised by the Multistate Tax Commission.

Client Success: HMB Congratulates Impact Investment Fund Beyond Capital Ventures on its Investment in Vieberg Technologies09/01/2021

Beyond Capital Ventures invests in next wave innovation addressing the growing needs of 1 billion+ consumers in India and East Africa. The firm first closed in Spring 2021 and will invest in conscious leaders building businesses to address growing needs in “need-to-have” sectors, primarily in …

Jeffrey A. Hechtman, Richard M. Horwood, Rick S. Rein and Jeffrey A. Zaluda Named to Best Lawyers in America 2022 List08/19/2021

Jeffrey A. Hechtman, Richard M. Horwood, Rick S. Rein and Jeffrey A. Zaluda were named to Best Lawyers in America 2022 and Alicia A. Handy was named to the Best Lawyers 2022 Ones to Watch List.

HMB Prevails For Equity Holders In 8th Circuit Decision Nearly Abolishing Chapter 11 “Equitable Mootness” Doctrine08/13/2021

HMB’s Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights Team including Aaron Hammer, Nathan Delman and the late John Guzzardo, representing FishDish, LLP, preferred shareholders holders of the bankrupt VeroBlue Farms USA, Inc. at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, successfully argued that the District …

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital, LP Announces Specialty Products and Insulation’s Acquisition of Thermaxx, LLC08/12/2021

Specialty Products and Insulation ("SPI"), a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital, LP ("DPC"), has acquired the assets of Thermaxx, LLC ("Thermaxx"). Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, SPI is a value added distributor and fabricator of mechanical insulation and complementary products for commercial and industrial applications. SPI's products help conserve energy, preserve worker safety and provide noise abatement. SPI currently operates 57…

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital Portfolio Company Ehrhardt Automation Systems Acquires Automation and Controls Solutions Provider SAF Drives08/09/2021

Ehrhardt Tool and Machine, LLC, dba Ehrhardt Automation Systems (“EAS”), a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital, LP (“DPC”) acquires SAF Drives Inc (“SAF Drives”). DPC was represented by HMB’s Private Equity Team, led by Corporate Partner, Evan M. Knobloch and Corporate Associates Raymond J. …

David Hughes Named Vice Chair of the ABA State and Local Tax Committee07/27/2021

David Hughes was named Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's State and Local Tax Committee. Founded in 1878, the ABA is committed to advancing the rule of law across the United States and beyond by providing practical resources for legal professionals, law school accreditation, model ethics codes and more. David advises Fortune 500 companies, privately-held companies, middle-market businesses and…

Client Success: HMB Congratulates Everywhere Wireless on Growth Capital Investment with Boston-based Private Equity Firm07/23/2021

HMB would like to congratulate Everywhere Wireless, a preeminent Internet service provider in Chicago, and CEO and Founder Keegan Bonebrake and the rest of the Everywhere Wireless team on a successful investment round with M/C Partners ("M/C"), a Boston-based communications and technology focused private equity firm. Everywhere Wireless, one of the largest private Internet Service Providers to multi-family and commercial…

HMB Welcomes Tracy L. Jacobson to its Business & Finance Group07/19/2021

Tracy’s practice spans the full range of transactions, from mergers and acquisitions to divestitures. She has significant experience helping clients manage risk and complex compliance issues as they grow through acquisition in heavily regulated spaces such as health care and data privacy.

Attorneys in Action: Keith H. Berk and John R. Wiktor Give Back with Northmoor Education Foundation07/15/2021

Northmoor Education Foundation awarded $77,000 of college scholarships to 11 outstanding Northmoor employees. The Northmoor Education Foundation (NEF) was founded in 2018 to assist Northmoor Country Club employees, caddies and their children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time or part-time study at accredited institutions of the student’s…

Client Success: Lindenmeyr Munroe Obtains $1M Judgment Plus 5% Prejudgment Interest Per Annum07/14/2021

HMB assisted its client, Central National Gottesman, Inc. d/b/a Lindenmeyr Munroe ("LM") in obtaining a judgment against J.S. Paluch, Inc. in the amount of $1,013,476.19 plus 5% prejudgment interest per annum. HMB initiated litigation on behalf of Lindenmenyr Munroe in late 2019 seeking judgment in its favor for unpaid invoices and breach of a promissory note. The complaint alleged two…

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