Theodore B. Howell

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Mr. Howell is the Chair of the Business Group.  He counsels small to medium-sized, privately held businesses, and concentrates on technology start-up companies.  He advises clients on business formation, equity financing, securities, debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, employment and consulting arrangements, buy/sell arrangements and business succession, technology transfer and licensing, and general contract negotiation.  He also represents lending institutions with respect to debt financing.  He frequently serves as outside counsel to several large, public and privately held companies in the region.   

Prior to attending law school, Ted received his Bachelors of Science and Engineering in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, he was a technical consultant at the Gillette Company in its South Boston, Massachusetts manufacturing facility.

HONORS

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the Business/Corporate practice area by Rhode Island Super Lawyers.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS:

  • Representation of a lender in financing a wind energy development facility.
  • Representation of borrowers in multiple lending transactions including a $500,000,000 facility and cross-border transactions.
  • Representation of the seller in the multi-million dollar sale of substantially all of the assets of a multi-state food distribution business.
  • Representation of the purchasers in the $25 million purchase of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturer of extruded medical polymer tubing.
  • Representation of medical device, software and hardware companies in formation, Seed Financing, Preferred Stock Financing and Debt Financing.
  • Representation of start-up companies participating in the Betaspring Accelerator Program.
  • Representation of investors in private fund formation activities.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation for New Rule 506(c) Private Offerings; Stalls on Issuing Final Crowdfunding Regulations”  Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, August 2013 

Beware: Deceptive Corporate Compliance Notices” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert,  January 2013

“Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”) Brings Venture Capital Investment to the Masses”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, April 2012

"Energy Projects Continue to Qualify for Tax Credits, Tax Grants Extended Another Year", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, February 2011 

"New Mandates for Contracts Regarding Renewable Energy In Rhode Island”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, July 2009

"2009 Stimulus Bill: New Federal Grants Available to Taxpayers for Renewable Energy Projects”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, February 2009



View video: Entrepreneurs, avoid costly mistakes and focus on growing a successful business.

Mr. Howell is the Chair of the Business Group.  He counsels small to medium-sized, privately held businesses, and concentrates on technology start-up companies.  He advises clients on business formation, equity financing, securities, debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, employment and consulting arrangements, buy/sell arrangements and business succession, technology transfer and licensing, and general contract negotiation.  He also represents lending institutions with respect to debt financing.  He frequently serves as outside counsel to several large, public and privately held companies in the region.   

Prior to attending law school, Ted received his Bachelors of Science and Engineering in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, he was a technical consultant at the Gillette Company in its South Boston, Massachusetts manufacturing facility.

HONORS

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the Business/Corporate practice area by Rhode Island Super Lawyers.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS:

  • Representation of a lender in financing a wind energy development facility.
  • Representation of borrowers in multiple lending transactions including a $500,000,000 facility and cross-border transactions.
  • Representation of the seller in the multi-million dollar sale of substantially all of the assets of a multi-state food distribution business.
  • Representation of the purchasers in the $25 million purchase of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturer of extruded medical polymer tubing.
  • Representation of medical device, software and hardware companies in formation, Seed Financing, Preferred Stock Financing and Debt Financing.
  • Representation of start-up companies participating in the Betaspring Accelerator Program.
  • Representation of investors in private fund formation activities.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation for New Rule 506(c) Private Offerings; Stalls on Issuing Final Crowdfunding Regulations”  Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, August 2013 

Beware: Deceptive Corporate Compliance Notices” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert,  January 2013

“Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”) Brings Venture Capital Investment to the Masses”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, April 2012

"Energy Projects Continue to Qualify for Tax Credits, Tax Grants Extended Another Year", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, February 2011 

"New Mandates for Contracts Regarding Renewable Energy In Rhode Island”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, July 2009

"2009 Stimulus Bill: New Federal Grants Available to Taxpayers for Renewable Energy Projects”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, February 2009

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