Thomas J. Talcott

Thomas J. Talcott

Partner
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Phone:
(216) 367-1310
Fax:
(216) 241-2881
Email:

Thomas J. Talcott is a Member of the Financial Services Practice Group and the Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Securities Practice Group of Keevican & Weiss, PC.

Mr. Talcott's practice is concentrated in the areas of business, securities, banking and oil and gas. His experience includes contract negotiations, corporate financings, business planning, mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers. He also has represented clients in public and private securities offering, periodic government reporting, loan documentation and workouts, new bank formation, bank and bank holding company regulation, and oil and gas law. Mr. Talcott's experience includes the following:

  • Handled all reporting for a midwestern public company to Securities and Exchange Commission and to its shareholders, including periodic reporting, reports of special events, and solicitation of proxies for meetings of shareholders.
  • Defended public bank holding company in the first contested bank takeover in the United States, and represented it in subsequent acquisition by acquirer and approval of transaction by shareholders in a way which maximized stock value to shareholders.
  • Led two privately-owned companies through initial public offerings of securities.
  • Guided several public companies through Securities and Exchange Commission investigations into their public financial statements, sensitive foreign payments, and registration statement disclosures with results that no sanctions were brought against companies.
  • Represent an energy company in annual series of syndicated offerings to raise monies for oil and gas drilling in Appalachian Basin.
  • Guided troubled company through workout of huge trade debt, sale of two businesses, successful prosecution of lawsuit against large joint venture partner, and negotiations with secured lender with result that all creditors and banks were paid in full and company returned to profitable operations.
  • Directed turnaround business through purchase of two failing companies from banks in secured party sales, and restructure and profitable sale of them.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Offerings and Regulation
  • Banking and Bank Holding
  • Company Regulation
  • Venture Capital
  • Oil and Gas
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Elder Care

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1975
  • Ohio, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1984

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1974
    • Law Review: New York University Law Review, Articles Editor, 1973 - 1974
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • A.B., Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude - 1970