Colin J. Keefe

Colin J. Keefe

Shareholder

Mergers & Acquisitions • Bank Finance • Project Development & Finance • Tax Incentive Finance • Construction Contracting • Corporate, Business & Banking • Real Estate, Land Use & Development

Colin J. Keefe joined the Firm in 2012 and is now a shareholder in our transactional practice.  He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was decorated for heroism in combat during the Battle of Baghdad in April 2003.  His legal career began as an associate with a large Manhattan law firm, where he primarily represented lenders in nine- and ten-figure project and acquisition finance transactions.  Mr. Keefe currently represents banks and financial institutions in many of the Lehigh Valley’s largest commercial financings.  Mr. Keefe is also one of the leaders of our Mergers & Acquisitions Group, where his practice includes an emphasis on seller-side representation in eight- and nine-figure strategic and private equity transactions with acquirers from outside the Valley.  In addition, Mr. Keefe regularly handles construction contracting, real estate sales and acquisitions (with or without the accompanying sale of an ongoing business), and general corporate matters.


Education

 
  • Lehigh University, B.A., with high honors, 2006
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2009

Bar Admissions

 
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

Honors & Affiliations

 
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for heroism in combat, April 2003

Projects & Achievements

 
  • Lender representation in financing of the acquisition of the Actavis Group by Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Purchaser representation in acquisition of international solar energy assets by Mitsubishi and Osaka Gas
  • Guarantor representation in U.S. Department of Energy guaranty of financing for the One Nevada Transmission Line
  • Seller representation in the recapitalization of INetU, Inc., a managed hosting company
  • Seller representation in the merger of Innovative Office Products, Inc.
  • Borrower representation in the financing of Talen Energy Corporation
  • Representation of Sacred Heart Health System and various lenders  in NIZ financings
  • Seller Representation in the sale of International Polymers Corporation

Community Activity

 
  • Victory House, Member, Board of Directors (2017-Present)
  • East Central Division of the American Cancer Society, Member, Local Leadership Council (2013-2016)