I focus on technology providers in the defense and intelligence community, banks and financial institutions and biotechnology and software companies. With my legal and management experience, I assist clients in developing integrated business and legal strategies.
I regularly advise on mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt offerings, and counseled public companies on such issues as disclosure, executive compensation plans, takeover defenses and shareholder relations. I am regularly recognized as one of the region’s top business lawyers in Best Lawyers in America and in Chambers USA.; Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rated and named a “Client Service All Star 2010” by the BTI Consulting Group.
My transactional experience, extensive contacts in the financing community and six years of business experience in senior management of a Fortune 500 company give me a practical perspective my client's goals.
Before his return my return to private practice in 1997,I served for three years as the head of the International Business Group for York International Corporation, a billion-dollar division with operations in over 100 countries. During the previous two years, I served as York’s General Counsel. Mr. Washburne’s international experience was honed negotiating acquisitions on joint ventures throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Licensed since 1981
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Recognition||Maryland Super Lawyers 2008-2011||2011|
|Recognition, Corporate/M&A Law||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2004 - 20011||2011|
|Reognition, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisition Law||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Client Service All Star Team||BTI Consultng Group||2010|
|Recognition, Corporate/M&A Law||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2010|
|Recognition||Maryland Super Lawyers||2010|
|Recognition||Maryland Super Lawyers||2009|
|Recognition, Corporate/M&A Law||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2009|
|Recognition||Maryland Super Lawyers||2008|
|Recognition, Corporate/M&A Law||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2008|
|President - International Business Group||York International Corporation||1994 - 1997|
|General Counsel||York International Corporation||1992 - 1994|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|AFCEA||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Committee on Corporate Laws||1998 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1984 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Acquisition of Pyxis by Applied Signal||Transaction sucessfully completed|
|Acquisition of Segovia, Inc by Inmarsat plc||Transaction sucessfully completed|
|Acquisition of Metastorm Inc. by Open Text Corporation||Transaction sucessfully completed|
|Practical Law Company||Duty to Update Previously Disclosed Information||2011|
|Banking and Lending Institution Forms||Financial Institutions Acquisitions and Mergers||2010|
|Vanderbilt University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|Middlebury College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|Strafford Webinars||Reverse and Forward Triangular Mergers||2012|
|Maryland Buisiness and Accounting Expo||Anatomy of a Deal||2009|
|FEI Panel Discussion||Impact of Sarbanes Oxlley Section 404||2006|