Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

John P. Lowe, Jr.

John P. Lowe, Jr.

Partner

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Rochester Office

2000 Five Star Bank Plaza
100 Chestnut Street
Rochester, New York 14604

John has over 25 years of business law experience concentrating in mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, and business finance.

Representative Experience

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: 
    • Represented a New York-based telecommunications target acquired by merger. Transaction size > $100 million.
    • Represented a New York-based telecommunications acquirer in the acquisition of the controlling interest in a Georgia-based telecommunications target. Transaction size > $5 million. 
    • Represented a New York-based telecommunications acquirer in the purchase of all of the shares of an Idaho-based telecommunications target. Transaction size > $10 million. 
    • Represented a French seller in the sale of a US affiliate air pollution control manufacturer's stock. Transaction size > $50 million. 
    • Represented a French seller in the sale of  a US affiliate antennae manufacturer's assets. Transaction size > $10 million. 
    • Represented a French acquirer in the purchase of assets of a Florida-based distiller of bulk and branded alcoholic beverages. Transaction size > $50 million. 
    • Represented a New York-based seller in the sale of a publishing company's assets to an acquirer controlled by a key employee. Transaction size > $5 million. 
    • Represented a New York-based seller in the sale of a display cabinetry manufacturer's stock. Transaction size > $1 million. 
    • Represented a Canadian IT acquirer in the purchase of an Illinois-based IT services company's assets. Transaction size > $1 million. 
    • Represented a French acquirer in the purchase of all of the stock in a Russian financial services company from a US seller. Transaction size > $10 million. 
    • Represented a French acquirer of controlling interest in a US-based IT services company. Transaction size > $2 million. 
    • Represented UK sellers in all of the shares of a UK IT services company purchased by a US acquirer. Transaction size > $2 million. 
    • Represented a New York-based seller of assets of plastic-molded specialty products. Transaction size > $2 million. 
  • International Transactions: 
    • Represented a US pollution control systems manufacturer in an EP contract with a Brazilian buyer. Transaction size > $20 million. 
    • Represented a US wood pellets supplier in a sale to a European buyer. Transaction size > $10 million. 
    • Represented a US pollution control systems manufacturer in an EP contract with a Columbian buyer. Transaction size > $5 million. 
    • Represented a US pollution control systems manufacturer in a teaming agreement with a UK maritime company. 
    • Represented a US pollution control manufacturer in an EP contract with an Indian oil company. Transaction size > $5 million. 
    • Represented a US mailing solutions manufacturer in a distribution agreement with an Indian distributor. Transaction size > $1 million. 
    • Represented a US pollution control manufacturer in an EP contract with a Canadian oil sands company. Transaction size > $5 million.

Practice Areas

Education

  • New York Law School, J.D., cum laude, Notes and Comments Editor, New York Law School Law Review, 1978
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., magna cum laude, 1973

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1979

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Of Counsel, Stout, Thomas & Johnson, New York City

Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association Mergers & Acquisitions Committee, Editorial Group Member and CLE Instructor
  • St. John Fisher College, International Law Adjunct
  • Monroe County Bar Association, CLE Instructor 
  • International Resource Group

Speaking & Publications

  • Model Stock Purchase Agreement With Commentary Second Edition, American Bar Association, 2010
  • Model Asset Acquisition Agreement With Commentary, American Bar Association, 2001 
  • Environmental Issues Don’t Have to Tank a Deal: Managing Environmental Risk and Closing Deals, American Bar Association, 2007 
  • Articles on New York M&A Developments: 
    • When is a Merger ot a Merger?
    • The Wrong Way to Terminate an M&A Contract
    • In a Bind? Second Circuit Considers Legal Effect of Letters of Intent
  • Articles/Presentations on International Transactions:
    • "Do You Really Want to Go There? Practical Aspects of International Joint Ventures," International Resource Group:
    • "Common Mistakes Companies Make in International Contracting and How to Avoid Them"
    • "Adopting Domestic Contracts for International Deal," International Resource Group
    • "Canadian/American Sales Transactions – Selected Legal Issues," Canadian Manufacturers Association:
  • Additional Articles:
    • "Supreme Court Reverses Course on Resale Price Fixing"
    • "Hey, This Stuff Works! Subscription Procedures Protect Private Offerors"
    • Honors

      • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

      Prior Experience

      • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner
      • Adair, Kaul, Murphy, Axelrod & Santoro, LLP (Rochester), Of Counsel
      • CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (New York), Partner/Of Counsel
      • Pryor, Cashman, Sherman & Flynn (New York), Partner
      • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York), Associate

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