Erin Troy Clinton is a corporate and transactional lawyer with extensive experience representing public and private companies on structuring, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and related matters. Her corporate transactional matters have been for clients in an array of industries, including communications and media, venture capital and financial services. In addition, Ms. Clinton has extensive experience handling corporate and transactional matters for religious and other nonprofit organizations, including registrations of exemption, charitable gift annuities, sophisticated investment structures, governance disputes, fiduciary obligations, personnel policies for lay employees, reorganizations, and complex real estate and financial transactions.
Her recent experience includes representing:
- an NYSE-listed railroad company in a $32 million acquisition of a railway and $16.5 million acquisition of a southwestern railroad
- a major financial institution in the sale of substantially all of the assets of its wholly-owned subsidiary
- a major financial institution in the $26 million sale of its preferred equity stake in a finance and servicing company
- a digital media company in the acquisition of its primary industry competitor
- a leading venture capital firm focused on the media and communications industry in a multimillion dollar Series A investment and follow-on debt investments in a film production and distribution company
- a private venture capital firm as lead investor in a $8 million Series C investment in a cellular therapy company
- a major technologies manufacturer in a London Stock Exchange AIM listing and related multimillion dollar U.S. private placement
- numerous corporate clients on corporate governance matters, including developing codes of conduct and ethics, insider trading policies, executive compensation policies and corporate compliance programs for directors, officers, and employees
- multiple provinces of a men’s religious order of priests and brothers with more than 1,500 members globally in a merger and reconfiguration
- a women’s religious order with more than 3,000 sisters around the world in connection with the integration of U.S. and Canadian provinces
- charitable organizations in establishing charitable trusts and developing other strategies to protect their assets
Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Ms. Clinton was a senior associate with another Washington, D.C. law firm. Additionally, she served as Chief of Staff for the Chief Academic and Accountability Auditor for Detroit Public Schools.
While attending Washington and Lee University School of Law, Ms. Clinton was President of the Tax Law Society.