Kitt Sawitsky business lawyer extensive corporate and real estate experience in both domestic and cross-border operations and transactions

Representative Matters

Business Operations for Design and Construction Company

Representation of Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with various aspects of its business operations and governance, including the restructuring of the business operations to enhance the company’s ability to remain competitive in its hiring processes.

Venture Capital and Private Equity Business Matters

Representation of a venture capital and private equity organization with the development of a portfolio consisting of several retailers and e-tailers. Help the client with all aspects of their corporate matters, including retail acquisitions.

Major Restaurant Franchisee Product Rollout to Supermarkets

Representation of major restaurant franchisees in connection with the rollout of K-Cups and other products to supermarkets. Also negotiated a groundbreaking collaborative franchisee profit sharing program for the overall brand.

Hunt Companies Acquisitions of Strategic Businesses

Counsel to Hunt Companies in its acquisitions of several strategic businesses.

Succession Planning and Ownership and Employment Relationships

Numerous large privately-held companies with regard to succession planning and ownership and employment relationships among their principals.

Bay State Milling Company Asset Acquisitions and Technology Licensing

Bay State Milling Company in asset acquisitions and technology licensing.

Polaroid in its Recapitalization

Polaroid in its recapitalization by the Pohlad Family and certain other investors.

Portfolio Investments, Acquisitions and Sales

Castanea Partners private equity fund, in connection with various portfolio investments, acquisitions and sales.

General Counsel to Not Your Average Joe's

Not Your Average Joe’s restaurant chain as general counsel.

Sale of Perricone MD

Dr. N.V. Perricone in the sale by TSG Capital of Perricone MD to Lion Capital.

Strategic Relationship Counseling in Retail Industry

Hearts on Fire in connection with its strategic relationships, including the sale of the company to China’s largest jewelry retailer

Outside General Counsel for Rue La La

Rue La La e-commerce business in connection with all aspects of its online business.

General Counsel to OXFAM America

Represent OXFAM America as general counsel, servicing the global not-for-profit’s range of legal needs. Help client with daily operational matters, general corporate issues, joint ventures, employment and financing.

Gordon Brothers Group Outside General Counsel

Ongoing representation of Gordon Brothers Group as general counsel and in connection with the acquisition and disposition of several national retail chains. Handle a range of general corporate work, entity formations, tax, leasing, real estate, trademark, and employment matters. Recently represented the client and its affiliate in several non-public distress asset acquisitions, including completing the distressed acquisition of a clothing retailer and the potential disposition of excess real estate. Also represented the client in connection with obtaining a credit facility for a syndicate of lenders.