Moses & Singer LLP

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Education

  • Columbia University School of Law (J.D.)
  • State University of New York at Stonybrook (B.A.)

Bar/Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New York

Howard R. Herman

Of Counsel

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Howard Herman is of counsel to the Corporate M&A practice group at Moses & Singer.  He has more than thirty years experience practicing law in corporate, M&A, general commercial and transactional matters.   Nominated exclusively by clients for consistently delivering excellence in client service, Howard was named a BTI Client Service MVP -- an elite group of 24 attorneys from 22 major firms.  He was also named a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2010 and 2011, a group of 318 attorneys from 201 major firms who were identified as distinguished client service leaders.  In 2012, he was honored with a listing in Chambers USA for his outstanding contributions in the field of Corporate/M&A. Clients remarked that Howard "has a great combination of being so deft and experienced in the corporate world. He has tremendous versatility and is well informed."  Howard is also rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers®.   

Presentations
  • A Practical Guide to LLCs, New York City Bar CLE, December 2010
  • Drafting and Negotiating LLC Agreements, Moses & Singer CLE, March and April, 2009
  • Analysis of an M&A Transaction, Moses & Singer CLE, January and February 2009
  • Introduction to Corporate Law: The Basics, Moses & Singer CLE, November and December 2008
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Law School Activities/Honors
  • Member, Board of Editors, Columbia Law Review
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Representative Matters

Representative matters where Howard has played a leading role include the following:

  • Represent client in branded content media business in sale of controlling interest to US subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG
  • Represent mezzanine fund in $22 Million investment in company engaged in the frozen food industry 
  • Represent client in the paper industry in acquisitions of numerous paper merchants
  • Represent a New York money center in a $3 Billion financing to publicly-traded REIT to fund acquisition
  • Represent large, publicly-held client in the publishing and information industry with various acquisitions
  • Represent one of New York’s largest commercial real estate brokers in sale of a controlling interest to a Canadian public company
  • Represent an institutional fund sponsor in launching multiple hedge funds
  • Represent a company in the metals business in negotiating standstill and forbearance agreement with its senior secured lender and negotiating a credit facility with a new lender
  • Represent issuer in $150 Million project financing secured by a portfolio of green power projects
  • Represent one of the largest U.S. anime companies in $120 Million sale to publicly-traded company
  • Represent a specialty retailer in acquiring a competitor in a bankruptcy sale
  • Represent company in sales agency agreement with Canadian pulp mill
  • Represent private equity fund in creating and launching its fourth fund devoted to green investments in developing economies
  • Represent start-up company in the filmed entertainment industry in its initial organization, obtaining initial financing and establishing numerous joint ventures
  • Represent U.S. hedge fund in initial formation and launch
  • Represent a specialty advertising company in a sale to Alloy Inc.
  • Represent numerous investors in Madoff in connection with claims
  • Represent mezzanine fund in $12 Million investment in restaurant and retail supply business
  • Represent lead investor in a chain of high-end gyms in providing multiple rounds of additional financing

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Biography

Howard Herman is of counsel to the Corporate M&A practice group at Moses & Singer.  He has more than thirty years experience practicing law in corporate, M&A, general commercial and transactional matters.   Nominated exclusively by clients for consistently delivering excellence in client service, Howard was named a BTI Client Service MVP -- an elite group of 24 attorneys from 22 major firms.  He was also named a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2010 and 2011, a group of 318 attorneys from 201 major firms who were identified as distinguished client service leaders.  In 2012, he was honored with a listing in Chambers USA for his outstanding contributions in the field of Corporate/M&A. Clients remarked that Howard "has a great combination of being so deft and experienced in the corporate world. He has tremendous versatility and is well informed."  Howard is also rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers®.   

Presentations
  • A Practical Guide to LLCs, New York City Bar CLE, December 2010
  • Drafting and Negotiating LLC Agreements, Moses & Singer CLE, March and April, 2009
  • Analysis of an M&A Transaction, Moses & Singer CLE, January and February 2009
  • Introduction to Corporate Law: The Basics, Moses & Singer CLE, November and December 2008
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Law School Activities/Honors
  • Member, Board of Editors, Columbia Law Review
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Education
  • Columbia University School of Law (J.D.)
  • State University of New York at Stonybrook (B.A.)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New York
Representative Matters

Representative matters where Howard has played a leading role include the following:

  • Represent client in branded content media business in sale of controlling interest to US subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG
  • Represent mezzanine fund in $22 Million investment in company engaged in the frozen food industry 
  • Represent client in the paper industry in acquisitions of numerous paper merchants
  • Represent a New York money center in a $3 Billion financing to publicly-traded REIT to fund acquisition
  • Represent large, publicly-held client in the publishing and information industry with various acquisitions
  • Represent one of New York’s largest commercial real estate brokers in sale of a controlling interest to a Canadian public company
  • Represent an institutional fund sponsor in launching multiple hedge funds
  • Represent a company in the metals business in negotiating standstill and forbearance agreement with its senior secured lender and negotiating a credit facility with a new lender
  • Represent issuer in $150 Million project financing secured by a portfolio of green power projects
  • Represent one of the largest U.S. anime companies in $120 Million sale to publicly-traded company
  • Represent a specialty retailer in acquiring a competitor in a bankruptcy sale
  • Represent company in sales agency agreement with Canadian pulp mill
  • Represent private equity fund in creating and launching its fourth fund devoted to green investments in developing economies
  • Represent start-up company in the filmed entertainment industry in its initial organization, obtaining initial financing and establishing numerous joint ventures
  • Represent U.S. hedge fund in initial formation and launch
  • Represent a specialty advertising company in a sale to Alloy Inc.
  • Represent numerous investors in Madoff in connection with claims
  • Represent mezzanine fund in $12 Million investment in restaurant and retail supply business
  • Represent lead investor in a chain of high-end gyms in providing multiple rounds of additional financing

 

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