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

Harry Hudesman

Associate, New York

T +1 212 819 8738

E harry.hudesman@whitecase.com

Overview

Harry is a member of the Employment, Compensation, and Benefits practice. 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

Representation of CVC Capital Partners in its acquisition of PDC Brands from Yellow Wood Partners.

Representation of SDIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. in its US$46.6 million acquisition of an ownership stake in Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions, anticipated to represent approximately 19.9 percent of Maxwell's total issued and outstanding shares of common stock on a pre-issuance basis.

Representation of Iconix Brand Group, Inc., a brand management company that owns various fashion, sporting, entertainment and other consumer brands, 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.

Representation of 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.

Representation of 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.

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

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

Representation of 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.