About John Arbogast

John Arbogast provides sophisticated transactional representation and counseling across a wide range of industries. He works closely with attorneys from other disciplines to provide comprehensive representation for his clients in all of their business transactions.

Practice Focus

  • Provides counsel on corporate governance, commercial contracts and other general corporate matters
  • Works across a variety of industries, including technology, renewable energy, health care and real estate

Representative Experience

  • Represented buyer in $1 million purchase of advertising company. Drafted purchase agreement and managed closing.  *
  • Represented software developer in $70 million sale to strategic buyer. Conducted due diligence and prepared disclosure schedules. Drafted authorizing consents and other ancillary documents.  *
  • Represented medical services provider in commercial contract negotiations with vendors. Drafted master services and business associate agreements.  *
  • Represented medical cannabis company as recipient of $20 million private equity investment over multiple rounds and incentive plan matters. Drafted company incentive plan, subscription agreement and authorizing consents. Prepared SEC and blue sky filings. *
  • Represented beverage company as recipient of $3 million in private equity and convertible investments over multiple financing rounds. Drafted private placement memorandum, subscription agreement, amendment to certificate of incorporation, and director and stockholder consents.  *
  • Represented enterprise IT solutions provider in $24 million sale to private equity firm. Drafted executive employment agreement and restrictive covenant agreement. Managed junior associate due diligence and preparation of disclosure schedules.  *
  • Represented executive protection services provider in $30 million sale to strategic buyer. Negotiated letter of intent. Supervised due diligence and preparation of disclosure schedules. Drafted purchase and ancillary agreements. Managed closing.  *
  • Represented software developer in reorganization and $13 million sale to strategic buyer. Prepared disclosure schedules. Drafted operating agreements, agreement and plan of merger, and ancillary documents. Managed closing.  *
  • Represented clean energy company as recipient of $2 million venture capital and strategic investment. Drafted subscription agreement, operating agreement, right of first refusal and co-sale agreement, and ancillary documents.  *
  • Represented developer of military veteran employment platform in $10 million sale to strategic buyer. Drafted consulting agreement and supervised junior associate preparation of disclosure schedules.  *
  • Represented founder of startup coffee company in buyout/settlement with former partner. Negotiated and drafted settlement agreement for buyout and mutual release.  *
  • Represented startup recruiting company in receipt of $500,000 early-stage venture capital investment. Drafted subscription agreement, operating agreement, investors’ rights agreement, right of first refusal and co-sale agreement, voting agreement, and ancillary documents.  *
  • Represented medical device company in $3 million venture debt transaction. Drafted amended and restated certificate of incorporation, director and stockholder authorizing consents, and secretary’s certificate. *
  • Represented payroll services company in $60 million sale to private equity firm. Conducted due diligence and prepared disclosure schedules. Drafted ancillary documents.  *
  • Represented potential buyer in $400 million bid to purchase rail assets. Conducted due diligence in preparation for bid.  *
  • Represented professional services company in internal investigation. Conducted document review and supervised assisting contract attorneys. Assisted senior associate in investigative report.  *
  • Represented underwriters in multimillion-dollar debt issuance of an automotive manufacturing company. Conducted due diligence and assisted with closing.  *
  • Represented issuer in multimillion-dollar debt issuance of a global beverage company. Conducted due diligence.  *
  • Represented buyer in $2 million purchase of paper company. Drafted purchase agreement and authorizing consents. Managed closing of transaction.  *
* Experience prior to Katten