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  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Closing the Deal: Big Firm Expertise Provided with a Small Firm Touch

    Troxell Leigh, P.C. (“TL”) has one of the region’s most sophisticated and experienced middle-market mergers and acquisitions practices. TL’s team includes attorneys holding an LLM in Taxation, an inactive-CPA, and multiple attorneys with training from some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated law firms. TL routinely goes head-to-head with large and regional law firms on transactions of all sizes. TL’s mergers and acquisitions attorneys are devoted to providing big law firm expertise with the personal attention that larger firms cannot as easily provide. TL appreciates opportunities to discuss how TL may be able to assist potential clients with mergers & acquisitions transactions. 

    TL is involved in numerous mergers & acquisitions transactions each year. A representative list of some of our recent transactions is below.


    Representative Transactions 

    $30,000,000 sale of waste disposal company

    The purchaser was a large international waste disposal company. The transaction was completed under tight time deadlines and with complex tax planning and strategy. 

    Advised Private Equity Firm on Potential Acquisition of 8(a) GovCon Firm

    The proposed transaction contained a sophisticated debt and equity structure that was designed to meet the client’s goals with respect to SBA regulations and tax considerations. 

    $5,000,000 Purchase and Sale Leaseback

    Helped secure and negotiate backup financing for complex commercial real estate transaction, closing in under 45 days.

    Acquisitions for Design Services Firm

    Notable: Represented client in acquisition of two established design services firms

    Engineering Firms

    TL has recently represented both buyers and sellers in transactions involving some of the region’s leading engineering firms.

    $15,000,000 Sale of Construction Materials and Service Company

    Sale was to a national private equity firm that was represented by sophisticated large law firm counsel. The transaction included complex lease negotiations for seller retained real property. 

    International Consulting Firm

    Advised international client on the purchase of a U.S. based data center consultancy.

    Sale of Green Energy Intellectual Property to International Purchaser

    Advised client on the sale of valuable green energy intellectual property to international purchaser.

    Sale of Counseling Practice

    Represented owner of respected counseling practice in sale to a national private equity firm. The transaction was an “F-reorganization” for tax purposes and involved complex tax gross-up calculations. 

    Sale of One of Winchester’s Leading Medical Practices

    Transaction was split between the purchase of goodwill and the assets of the practice, minimizing the client’s tax burden. 

    Winery Transactions

    Advised on the sales and purchases of multiple wineries and related assets. Representation included advising on complex zoning and title issues.


    The Team

    The TL mergers & acquisitions team includes:

  • Jaime D. Morehouse (jmorehouse@tllawpc.com)
    Licensed in D.C. and Virginia

    Benjamin D. Leigh (bleigh@tllawpc.com)
    Licensed in Virginia


    Keith C. Troxell (ktroxell@tllawpc.com)
    Licensed in: D.C. and Virginia


    Contact Information 

    50 Catoctin Cir., N.E., Suite 325, Leesburg, Virginia 20176