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Squire Sanders elects Toby D. Merchant to partner in Cincinnati office


CINCINNATI May 08, 2012 - Squire Sanders is pleased to announce that Toby D. Merchant has been elected to partner.

Merchant is based in the global legal practice’s Cincinnati office and is one of 17 lawyers Squire Sanders promoted to partner this year. His practice focuses on corporate and corporate finance transactions; advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, debt financings, private equity investment and general corporate governance matters. Merchant represents clients in both U.S. and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures.

“Toby has a strong track record of providing outstanding service to our clients,” said Scott A. Kane, managing partner of Squire Sanders’ Cincinnati office. “We proudly welcome him into the partnership and are confident he will continue to play an important role in helping us meet the needs of our clients in Cincinnati and beyond.”

Toby D. Merchant
Partner

Toby Merchant focuses his practice on business law and transactions including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, debt financings, private equity investment and general corporate governance matters. In mergers and acquisitions, Toby represents public and private companies in both domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures. In the area of private equity investing, his representation includes advising private equity funds with respect to a variety of investment opportunities. In the area of securities, he regularly advises clients with respect to 1934 Act compliance, public offerings and corporate governance matters.

Toby also has experience in the acquisition of financial institutions (in both FDIC assisted and non-assisted transactions).

Toby was selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2009, a listing of the top up-and-coming lawyers in Ohio.

Toby is the author of “Recognizing ILO Rights to Organize and Bargain Collectively: Grease in China’s Transition to a Socialist Market Economy,” published in Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Volume 36, Winter 2004. (Read more)