Burr & Forman

Sean P. Dudley

Sean P. Dudley
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School (2008)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame (2005)

Alabama, Illinois, Michigan

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Men of St. Joseph
  • Exploreum Junior Advisory Board
  • Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
  • $22 million asset sale of three automobile dealerships on behalf of client sellers.

  • Investment by private equity firm One Rock Capital Partners in client company Compass Chemical International, a chemical manufacturer serving the water treatment and oil and gas industries.

  • $20 million private offering of limited partnership interests by client investment fund focused on seeding tech and healthcare start-ups.

  • Cross-collateralization of $138 million aggregate inbound loan facilities by Asian bank client, and principal author of firm’s legal opinions in connection with the transactions.

  • $5 million asset purchase of professional insurance company by client strategic buyer.

  • $35 million tax exempt bond financing on behalf of issuer to upgrade 911 call center.

  • $1.5 million stock buyout of client owner by music publishing company.

  • $19.5 million tax exempt bond financing on behalf of borrower to build nursing home facility.

  • $12 million aircraft loan refinancing and purchase money loan, on behalf of U.S. branch of Canadian bank.

  • Principal author of firm’s legal opinions in connection with accession, by subsidiary of European manufacturing client, to €775 million aggregate note offerings and €475 million aggregate loan facilities.

  • Principal author of firm’s legal opinions in connection with $625 million note offering and subsequent exchange offer, on behalf of U.S. manufacturing client.

Partner | Mobile, AL

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Finance Business Formation Business & Succession Planning Commercial & Corporate Finance Commercial Contracts Financial Institution Regulatory Health Care Mergers & Acquisitions Public Finance Securities International Law & Tax Corporate

Sean is a member of the firm's Corporate & Tax, Real Estate and Lending Practice Groups, with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions and commercial & corporate finance.

Sean regularly represents buyers, sellers and targets in U.S. middle-market M&A and related corporate transactions, including stock and asset purchases, mergers, restructurings, capital raises and joint ventures.  Sean has negotiated international distribution, supply and services agreements on behalf of medical device manufacturers, healthcare product distributors, maritime port facilities and offshore service providers.

Sean also advises financial institutions on secured lending transactions, bank mergers and acquisitions, and compliance with state and federal regulations regarding structured products and bank governance.  Sean’s commercial and public finance practice includes tax exempt bond offerings, real estate financing, and line-of-business and asset-based loans, including aircraft lending for U.S. and international bank clients.

In addition, Sean has been a primary contributor for the firm’s legal opinions rendered on behalf of international and U.S. clients in significant cross-border financial transactions.

Sean practiced in the Chicago office of a national law firm before joining Burr & Forman in his wife’s hometown of Mobile.

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