Curtis Fisher advises public and private companies on all aspects of employee benefits, including the design, drafting and operation of qualified plans and health and welfare benefit plans. A significant amount of his practice is devoted to employee benefit and executive compensation matters related to merger and acquisition transactions. In the past two years alone, Curtis has provided advice in more than 25 merger or acquisition transactions. Additionally, Curtis routinely advises clients on executive compensation matters, including the application of Section 409A to employment agreements, equity arrangements and non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements.
Curtis frequently represents clients on employee benefit matters involving the IRS, Department of Labor and the Pension and Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC), including litigation, plan audits, and correction programs.
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Young Leaders Council of Nashville — Fall 2010
Nashville Children’s Theatre — Board Member
Representation of Tennessee Community Bank Holdings, Inc., the parent company for Community Bank & Trust located in Ashland City, Tennessee, in its definitive agreement to sell to Reliant Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: RBNC) for $37 million in an approximately 50% stock and 50% cash transaction.
Represented TVV Capital portfolio company Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., a maker of turnkey packaging solutions, in its sale to The Eastern Company (Nasdaq: EML), a publicly traded diversified manufacturer, for $81.7 million
Representation of The Bakery Companies, a baked goods manufacturer, in its sale to Arbor Investments
We represented Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its definitive agreement to acquire the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino and Lady Luck Casino from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI), in a cash transaction for $230 million.
Represented Serco Inc. in its definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Alion Science & Technology Corporation’s Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations, for $225 million. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, will strengthen its presence in naval support with this acquisition, and will become a stronger integrated maritime solutions provider for the U.S Navy and other customers.
Represented C-III Capital Partners in its sale of California-based tech company Real Capital Markets (RCM) to LightBox
Represented SERVPRO in its recapitalization transaction, in partnership with Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms
Represented Tivity Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Nutrisystem, Inc.
Represented Western Dental Services, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in its acquisition of Guardian Life Insurance Company’s Dental Service Organization
Engility Holdings Merges with SAIC for $2.5 Billion
University of Toledo Law Review — Managing Director