Pierce is counsel in Nixon Peabody’s Securities, M&A and Corporate Transactions group, where he works with clients on a broad range of matters including federal securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, and international commercial transactions .
For our public clients, I provide guidance regarding compliance with federal securities laws and stock exchange rules relating to corporate governance and disclosures.
I regularly represent public and private clients across a diverse range of industries in various types of corporate transactions and strategic investments.
I also represent clients on a variety of commercial agreements and day-to-day legal and general corporate matters.
M&A activity will continue to accelerate as companies position themselves for improved economic activity despite the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Washington Post | February 21, 2021
This column of notable promotions and appointments mentions Washington, D.C. Corporate counsel Pierce Han for his recent promotion to counsel.
Bloomberg Law | February 17, 2021
This roundup of notable legal industry news and people moves includes Nixon Peabody’s promotion of 12 attorneys to counsel.
Mergers & Acquisitions | February 16, 2021
Washington, DC, Corporate counsel Pierce Han is featured in this short article for his promotion to counsel, noting his legal work and his community involvement outside the office.
The Deal | January 27, 2021
This article on Tegna’s expansion into the fast-growing podcast market through its acquisition of Locked On Podcast Network mentions Washington, D.C. partners John Partigan and Sean Clancy and Rochester partner Brian Kopp, all of the Corporate group, for representing Tegna. The deal team also included Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Todd Shinaman; and Washington, D.C. associate Pierce Han and Boston associate Bohao Zhou, both in the Corporate group.
The American Lawyer | November 30, 2018
Nixon Peabody is mentioned as U.S. counsel for longtime client Constellation Brands in its acquisition of a 38 percent stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a Canadian distributor of cannabis products. The following attorneys were members of the deal team: Rochester Corporate partner Lori Green, Boston Global Finance partner Craig Mills, Washington, D.C. Corporate partner Lloyd Spencer, San Francisco Global Finance counsel Sarah Abel, Buffalo Global Finance associate Dan Fabian, Rochester Corporate associate Isaac Figueras, and Washington, D.C. Corporate associate Pierce Han.
Law360 | August 23, 2018
Washington DC partner and team leader John Partigan is mentioned in this article for leading the deal team in Tegna Inc.’s $105 million acquisition of local television stations in Ohio and Texas. The deal team also included partners Sean Clancy, Brian Kopp, Jean McCreary and Denise Pursley; counsel Todd Shinaman; and associates Pierce Han, Dara Histed, Carolyn Lowry and Dana Stanton.
The Deal | August 14, 2018
Seven attorneys from the Corporate and Global Finance practices—Lori Green, Sarah Abel, Dan Fabian, Isaac Figueras, Pierce Han, Craig Mills and Lloyd Spencer—are mentioned in this story for advising client Constellation Brands on its cash investment in Canopy Growth Corp.
The Deal | March 01, 2018
Public Company Transactions practice group leader John Partigan and attorneys Brian Kopp, Mike Hausknecht, Allan Floro, Justin Thompson, Sean Clancy, Pierce Han, Erin Kansy and Carolyn Lowry were mentioned in this article for representing Tegna in its recent purchase of a CBS-affiliated TV station and two radio stations in San Diego.
Emerging Companies | 11.10.20
Securities Law Alert | 06.10.20
Securities Law Alert | 04.01.19
Securities Law Alert | 02.25.19
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District of Columbia
Nixon Peabody’s Kendal Tyre discusses Franchising in Asia: Legal and Business Considerations, a reference tool for lawyers, business people, and academics to use in navigating the legal and business issues impacting franchise arrangements in Asia. Led by Nixon Peabody partner Kendal Tyre, the editorial team included attorneys Diana Vilmenay, Pierce H. Han and Keri McWilliams.