Joanne Katsantonis > McGuireWoods LLP > Baltimore, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
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BALTIMORE, MD 21202-3169
United States


Joanne is McGuireWoods’ Deputy Managing Partner of Development. She practices in Richmond, Virginia. She has concentrated her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, energy transactions and financing. Joanne devotes a significant portion of her practice to advising purchasers and sellers of businesses, representing both strategic and financial purchasers. She concentrates her practice on energy transactions and financing.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

McGuireWoods LLP handles strategically significant deals for both publicly-traded and private companies present in all core economic sectors, demonstrating particular strength in the energy and technology spaces. Though increasingly engaged in billion-dollar and transformative deals, the middle-market remains a sweet spot for the firm, where it handles M&A, joint ventures, asset and stock purchases, as well as corporate governance matters. Michael Woodard in Richmond leads the M&A and energy transactions group, while Thomas Zahn in Pittsburgh chairs the corporate and private equity department. Sitting in the Richmond office, Joanne Katsantonis is counsel of choice for energy companies of all sizes, Patrick De Ridder is particularly skilled in cross-border transactions, and Brian Hager is a trusted advisor to public and private companies in Virginia.

United States > Energy > Energy transactions: electric power

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Joanne KatsantonisMcGuireWoods LLP

McGuireWoods LLP has served as lead counsel to a number of complex M&A transactions, such as its recent representation of Dominion Energy in the sale of Hope Gas Inc., its West Virginia-based natural gas utility, to an infrastructure fund launched by Ullico Inc. The firm has increased its work for clients in the renewable energy utilities sector and is home to Joanne Katsantonis , based in Richmond, who acts as the deputy managing partner for development and focuses her practice on M&A, energy transactions and financings. Brian Kelly , in Baltimore, works on a broad range of transactions including energy project and infrastructure development, M&A, project finance, structured commodity and hedging transactions. Heather Welch Arbogast is a strategic corporate advisor to utilities, energy companies, developers and other clients on a broad range of transactions in the power, retail energy, solar, wind and battery storage sectors.