Craig represents companies, banks, funds, boards of directors, and special committees in a variety of corporate, finance, and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions of all types, corporate governance, international projects, and complex commercial arrangements. His clients include Fortune 100 companies ranging in industries from oil logistics and trading to aerospace, food and beverage, banking and finance, and steel manufacturing.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Craig represents Fortune 500 companies as well as other companies and funds in diverse types of mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, divestitures, and spinoffs.
International and Domestic Oil Logistics, Trading, and Finance
Craig represents domestic and foreign companies and funds in a variety of complex international and domestic crude oil and products and related transactions, particularly in the mid-stream oil and gas sectors. His practice in this area encompasses acquisitions, joint ventures, pre-export financings, minority investments, and complex commercial arrangements.
Securities and Finance Practice
Craig represents numerous issuers, underwriters, banks, and other lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of equity and debt financing transactions, including pre-export financings.
Corporate Structure and Governance
Craig is regularly involved in tender and exchange offers, proxy contests, auctions, acquisitions, defensive planning, going-private transactions, and other corporate governance matters.
Complex Commercial Contracts
Craig represents numerous large companies and their subsidiaries in complex commercial contracts (particularly trading, supply chain, and logistics matters).
Craig is invited to and speaks before numerous organizations, boards, and groups with respect to various legal and business matters.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Craig served as a Chair of the Corporate/Finance Department and member of the Executive Committee at Jenner & Block, and then as Managing Partner – Chicago and a member of the Executive Committee of McGuire Woods.