Ira Polon focuses his practice on corporate law, particularly mergers and acquisitions. With his substantial experience in mergers, acquisitions, and financings, he has personally directed the representation of buyers and sellers in more than 160 transactions.
In connection with his transactional work, he has supervised teams of as many as 30 attorneys with experience in a variety of legal areas, including real estate, antitrust, intellectual property, tax, environment, litigation, and employee benefits.
Additionally, he has had primary responsibility for numerous transactions with venture capitalists and organizations providing equity to clients. He has represented issuers and underwriters in connection with a number of public offerings.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Ira has represented a leveraged buyout organization in connection with numerous substantial acquisitions and dispositions, as well as a wide variety of government contractors and other businesses in connection with their merger and acquisition activities.
With regard to his merger and acquisition work, Ira has supervised and participated in the negotiation of all necessary financing and refinancing documents. The financings have involved major senior secured lenders and subordinated lenders.
In addition, he has handled a wide variety of non-acquisition-related institutional financings.
General Corporate Counseling
Ira has acted and continues to act in a general counsel capacity for a variety of significant industrial firms. Representation typically involves counseling with respect to disputes and related litigation, compliance with law, interpretation of contracts, preparation of documents, financing, and numerous other matters. He has provided similar services for dozens of clients.