Harry Hudesman | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Harry Hudesman

Associate, New York

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Overview

Harry is a member of the Employment, Compensation, and Benefits practice within the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Section. He provides counsel to employers on a full range of employment law matters, including those related to: the hiring of new employees; complying with federal, state and local employment laws (e.g., the ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, Title VII and WARN); preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace; conducting workplace investigations; wage and hour issues; restrictive covenants and individual terminations. Harry also advises clients on a range of executive compensation and employee benefits issues.

Harry was recognized as a 2015 Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association for his dedication to seeking justice for low-income clients.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

  • JD, The George Washington University Law School
  • BA, The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Languages

  • English

Experience

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company, in its US$9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp., which indirectly owns 80% of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, an operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas. The transaction, which created the largest utility holding company in the US, valued Oncor at US$18.8 billion. This transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year" by The Deal in 2018.

Anthem, Inc. in the acquisition of Aspire Health, Inc., the nation's largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider.

Anthem, Inc. in its acquisition of HealthSun, one of the fastest-growing integrated Medicare Advantage health plans and healthcare delivery networks in Florida.

Anthem, Inc. in its acquisition of America's 1st Choice, a privately‐held for‐profit Medicare Advantage organization that offers HMO products in Florida and South Carolina.

Investcorp International, Inc., in its majority investment in ICR, LLC, a leading strategic communications and advisory company.CVC Capital Partners Asia Fund IV in its acquisition of OANDA Global Corporation, a global online retail trading platform, currency data and analytics company.

CVC Capital Partners in its US$1.425 billion acquisition of Beauty and Personal Care Products Company Brands from Yellow Wood Partners.

Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation and its subsidiary International-Matex Tank Terminals LLC, in its US$171.5 million acquisition of Epic Midstream LLC, an independent liquid bulk storage and logistics solutions provider.

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in its sale of Marlin Intermediate HoldCo Inc., the indirect parent company of Waste Industries USA, Inc., a provider of solid non-hazardous waste services in the southeast and mid-Atlantic United States.

SDIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. in its agreement to acquire an ownership stake in Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions.

Iconix Brand Group, Inc., in the US$345 million sale of 80 percent of the common units of Peanuts Holdings LLC (and all of the membership interests in two affiliate companies) and all of the membership interests in Shortcake IP Holdings, LLC, the owners of the Peanuts (Snoopy) brand and Strawberry Shortcake brand, respectively.

Triton Partners in the acquisition of WernerCo, a Switzerland-based fully integrated international manufacturer and distributor of ladders, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment.

Beingmate Group Co. Ltd., a Chinese holding company, in its acquisition of SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc., a US-based leading clinical laboratory specializing in personalized disease prevention and management solutions.

Certares,L.P. in its investments in Guardian Alarm, Guardian Medical Monitoring, and AmaWaterways.

Qingdao Haier, a company that is 41% owned by the leading Chinese home appliance manufacturer Haier Group Corp., in its US$5.4 billion acquisition of GE's appliance business, through an auction process. The transaction was named "Cross-border M&A Deal of the Year" by The M&A Advisor 2017.

Altria Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Sherman Group Holdings, Inc.

Zimmer Biomet (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) in its US$1.1 billion acquisition of LDR Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: LDRH).

Panasonic Corporation in the US$1.545 billion acquisition of Hussmann Corporation, a Missouri-based manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and systems, from shareholders, including Clayton, Dubilier and Rice LLC.