Overview
Experience
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Elizabeth Penn is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities team. She counsels clients regarding mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. She also provides operational, regulatory and transactional support to an array of clients.

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REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Representation of a strategic buyer in its acquisition of an international spirits brand.
  • Representation of SkuVault, Inc. in a merger transaction with Linnworks Software, Inc.
  • Representation of an aluminum billet manufacturer in its sale to an international strategic buyer.
  • Representation of a regional insurance company in an acquisition transaction.
  • Representation of a national talent agency in its sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Representation of a hotel investment group in the formation of a joint venture with a national private equity real estate investor.
  • Representation of medical providers in the sale of their practice to a larger health system.
  • Representation of a strategic buyer in its acquisition of several regional general contracting companies.
  • Representation of a national safety equipment company in its sale to an international strategic buyer. 
  • Representation of a strategic buyer in its acquisition of several regional engineering firms.
  • Representation of a regional liquor chain in its sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Representation of a global science and technology company in connection with domestic corporate governance matters.
  • Representation of borrowers in commercial lending transactions, including real estate and asset based financing.

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, valedictorian, 2019

  • Editor in Chief of the University of Louisville Law Review
  • Recipient of 13 CALI Awards
  • Dean’s List

B.S., Centre College, magna cum laude, 2016 (Economics and Finance)

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Junior Marshall
  • Bonner Scholars Program

ADMISSIONS

Kentucky

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Clerk for the Honorable Thomas B. Russell, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2019-20
  • Intern for the Honorable Rebecca Grady Jennings, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2019
  • Summer Associate, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 2018
  • Legal Intern, Churchill Downs Incorporated, 2017-2018
  • Research Assistant, Professor Manning Warren, Brandeis School of Law, 2017-2019

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Kentucky Bar Association

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville Board Member, Director of Community Outreach, 2021
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, 2017-2019