Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Polenberg Cooper names Myra Mahoney Of Counsel

Polenberg Cooper, a South Florida boutique commercial litigation firm, has named business, corporate and securities attorney Myra Mahoney Of Counsel. Before launching her own practice in 2009, she was an attorney with Roetzel & Andress LPA in Fort Lauderdale.

Mahoney concentrates her practice in business formation and general corporate matters such as profit and non-profit corporations, s-corporations, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies and partnerships and joint ventures. She also handles business and commercial contracts; mergers, exchanges, and sales of businesses; Blue Sky and Regulation D Rule 506 compliance; and reporting company registration and compliance.

During her career, Mahoney has:
· Represented a seller in a $3.6 million asset purchase transaction. Negotiated and drafted asset purchase agreement for acquisition of proprietary power and process systems applications, licenses and intellectual property assets related to the maritime industry.
· A member of the team representing placement agents in three tranche $12.4 million private placement of secured convertible notes and warrants for ballistic resistant defense products manufacturer.
· Represented a management team of smaller reporting company in stock buyback from majority shareholder providing advice on structure of the transaction and secured debt financing.
· Represented a specialty pharmaceutical company in $7.4 million private placement of common stock in pre-IPO bridge financing.
· On team representing underwriters on $25m SPAC offering for OTCBB quoted company; $16.2 million firm commitment of stock for AMEX listed real estate development company; and $5.8 million firm commitment secondary offering of stock and warrants for NASDAQ quoted digital media company.

Mahoney earned a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law and a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic University. A member of the American Bar Association, she is admitted to practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida.

Polenberg Cooper, P.A., represents clients with legal matters concerning corporations, insurance, receiverships, construction, developers, and commercial tenants. These disputes include high-stakes breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference, unfair competition and other business tort claims, and litigation brought under numerous business statutes.


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