Corinne Sullins

Associate, Business Group

Corinne Sullins

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Corinne Sullins joined BoyarMiller’s Business Group in September 2016 after participating in the firm’s Summer Associate program in 2015. Her practice consists of representing domestic and foreign entities and individuals in a broad range of corporate matters, including complex merger and acquisition transactions, corporate formation and restructuring, corporate governance, real estate transactions, contract negotiation and other general business matters.

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Commercial real estate

Quick Facts

  • Graduate of University of Texas School of Law
  • Graduate of Texas A&M University, magna cum laude

Corinne Sullins joined BoyarMiller’s Business Group in September 2016 after participating in the firm’s Summer Associate program in 2015. Her practice consists of representing domestic and foreign entities and individuals in a broad range of corporate matters, including complex merger and acquisition transactions, corporate formation and restructuring, corporate governance, real estate transactions, contract negotiation and other general business matters.

While attending the University of Texas School of Law, Corinne was proud to represent children involved in cases of abuse or neglect as an Attorney Ad Litem through the UT Children’s Rights Clinic. She was a member of the University of Texas Interscholastic Mock Trial Sparring Team and a staff editor of the Texas Review of Sports and Entertainment Law. She also clerked for the Texas House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee. In her final year, she was privileged to study International Law and Business at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

Corinne is focused on dedicated service to clients and developing strong relationships with clients and members of her community. She is passionate about becoming an excellent lawyer, giving back to her beloved home state of Texas, and Aggie football.

Education

  • JD, University of Texas School of Law
  • BA, Texas A&M University, magna cum laude

Corporate Finance

  • Represented manufacturer of light poles and standards in secured line of credit to finance acquisition of outstanding ownership interests.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented the Seller in the $6.2M sale of a point-of-sale and other restaurant and entertainment technology service business to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a company engaged in the business of providing full truck load (FTL) and less than truck load (LTL) freight hauling in the acquisition of the LTL freight hauling assets and business of another national trucking and freight hauling business.
  • Over the last three years, I have closed 12 asset or equity acquisition transactions representing a private equity backed drug and alcohol testing corporation in its aggressive acquisition strategy to quickly increase its overall market share of the workplace safety solution and third party administrator business in North America.
  • Represented a healthcare corporation in the sale of 15 micro hospitals to Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City and St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, including sale of hospitals, negotiating assumption of $45 million of operating liabilities and $150 million of facility lease liabilities, and restructuring of over $80 million of debt.
  • Represented an oilfield service company as borrower/issuer in connection with the restructuring of their debt, including: payoff of the obligations of the Company to its senior creditor at a substantial discount; negotiation of three separate financings from three different sources, with the proceeds used to fund the payoff to the senior creditor; settlement of the obligations of the Company to its investment banker; preparation of a private placement memorandum and related documents with respect to the Series A and Series B Preferred Stock of the Company; and the sale of the Company’s subsidiary with the proceeds used toward the repayment of the senior creditor.
  • Represented a residential subdivision developer and homebuilder of the acquisition and development of raw land and developed lots in the Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas/Fort Worth building markets to provide additional housing options to suburban communities.
  • Represented United Kingdom-based private equity group in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a Houston-based oil and gas services company.
  • Represented a client in the purchase of the outstanding membership interests of an outdoor lighting company, including the negotiation of the bank financing of $23 million, amendment of the existing bank agreements, the design of a tax deferred structure to minimize current tax impact and allow a step up the basis in the companies’ assets and recovery of a portion of the purchase price through increased depreciation deductions
  • Represented a private accounting advisory firm in the sale of all of its assets to a leading global professional services firm, and subsequent employment of the principal owners as managing directors.
  • Represented a private equity backed oil-and-gas services company with a Brazilian subsidiary in the sale of its shares to an aggressive strategic acquirer of oil-and-gas service companies.
  • Represented the sale of all of the outstanding membership interests of the Company to a private equity fund and the rollover of a portion of the ownership in the Company held by management into the owner of the buyer, marking a successful exit by the Company’s private equity investor and a successful monetization by management of their 75% ownership interest of the Company
  • Represented an owner of a lighting poles and standards manufacturing business in the acquisition of outstanding partnership interests from the remaining owners.

Private Equity/Venture Capital

  • Represented a private company focused on midstream development, operations, and acquisitions, in the formation of a joint venture with a large credit investment platform; following the formation the Joint Venture purchased all of the membership interests and related inventory of the owner and operator of a liquefied propane gas storage distribution and marine terminal in New Hampshire and acquired a midstream facility in Rhode Island for a $30 million development.
  • Representation of a startup developer/operator of acute care micro-hospitals throughout the Midwest in connection with:
    • Initial organization
    • Two series of friends and family fundraising
    • The negotiation of several hospital system joint ventures
    • A private equity investment by a Dallas-based private equity firm
    • Bank credit facility
    • The formation of physician staffing company subsidiary
    • The formation of billing and collections subsidiary
    • Acquisition and development of real estate
    • Employment and HR matters

Contact Corinne

We first considered BoyarMiller when we decided to find a new firm locally to support our M&A and contract negotiation work. I have worked with BoyarMiller for over a year and they have far exceeded my expectations.  We had wanted a firm that really was willing to drive true partnership and would not only provide advice but really help drive our business forward with providing solutions to problems that arose with deals and the customer contracts process. As we have discovered the BoyarMiller team has been nothing short of incredible.

Mark MayoChief Financial OfficerDISA Global Solutions, Inc.