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Pamela Catania

Pam specializes in corporate and securities law, with an emphasis in Regulation A and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity and debt financings, formation and governance and other general business matters.

Pam worked as a financial analyst and cash manager for several years before graduating from law school. She then served as Counsel for the House Finance Committee of the Virginia General Assembly from 1992 through 1996 before entering private practice. She is admitted to the Bar in Virginia and New Jersey.

Representative Transactions

Pam draws on her extensive education and practical business and legal experience in assisting clients in achieving their business objectives. Examples of transactions in which Pam has played a leading or significant role include:

  • Representing a regional propane, refined petroleum and industrial gas company with multiple asset acquisitions
  • Representing sponsors information and offering of domestic and offshore real estate funds.
  • Representing a regional HVAC company with multiple acquisitions
  • Representing borrowers in commercial lending transactions, both senior and mezzanine
  • Representing a private equity fund in the sale of its equity interest in a personnel outsourcing company
  • Representing both angel investors and companies in various bridge financings involving convertible debt secured by company assets, including intellectual property
  • Representing several companies in reorganizations involving Delaware entities
  • Representing buyer in purchase of all the assets of a division of a manufacturing company in Chapter 11
  • Representing technology-based company in connection with the sale of its assets, including structured payments to creditors
  • Representing existing and start-up companies in successful private offerings of their respective securities, including convertible preferred stock, common stock, convertible debt and limited liability company interests and related securities issues
  • Representing independent filmmakers in connection with entity formation issues for production, multi-million-dollar private offering and related securities issues
  • Representing various businesses in organization and reorganization considerations, including choice of entity, financial structure, recapitalization, management, buy-sell and dispute resolution issues

Pam is author or co-author of a number of publications and articles, including:

  • "Electronic Commerce: A Taxing Issue for Virginia," 47 Virginia Lawyer 32 (1998)
  • "Report of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Financing Options for the Purpose of Constructing a Baseball Stadium in Virginia," HD No. 7 (1996)
  • "Report of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Local Revenue Resources," HD No. 69 (1995)
  • Co-Author, "A Legislator’s Guide to Taxation in Virginia," Division of Legislative Services, Vol. 1 (Revised, 1993) and Vol. 2 (Revised, 1995)
  • "Legislative Issue Brief: Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993: Its Impact on Virginia Revenue," (October, 1993)