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Megan A. Wotherspoon

Partner
+1.412.355.8997
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Ms. Wotherspoon practices primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions of both private and public companies, private equity and venture capital transactions, and corporate restructuring, formation, and governance matters. She regularly assists clients with the drafting of a broad range of commercial contracts.

Representative clients span an array of industries, including metals, oil and gas, manufacturing, chemicals, software, retail, e-commerce, and financial services.

Ms. Wotherspoon is certified in Legal Project Management and Legal Lean Sigma for legal process improvement and project management.

Ms. Wotherspoon was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors, Allies for Children
  • Represents the world’s largest secondary lead producer with respect to its U.S. operations’ general corporate matters and cross-border transactions; including commercial contracts, compliance, employment matters, and litigation management
  • Represented global metals leader Howard M. Meyers, together with RSR Corporation, Quexco Incorporated, and various affiliates in the completion of the first of two sets of transactions to effect the complete restructuring of approximately €2.25 billion of their respective affiliate EB Holdings II, Inc.’s outstanding debt obligations under a PIK Loan Agreement, dated March 23, 2007. EB Holdings II, Inc. is the majority shareholder of Eco-Bat Technologies Limited, the largest producer and recycler of lead metals globally
  • Represented IPEX, a North American leader in thermoplastic piping systems and member of the Aliaxis group of companies, in connection with its acquisition of Silver-Line Plastics Corporation, a U.S.-based manufacturer of plastic pipe products that operates state-of-the-art production facilities in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Florida
  • Represented Mid Atlantic Capital Corporation, a leading provider of custody, brokerage, trade processing, and financial services technology, in connection with its strategic partnership with Parthenon Capital Partners and Waterfall Asset Management
  • Represented Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. in its sale to Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc.
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds, in connection with its $200 million acquisition of the industrial division of Cox Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of utility poles
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) in connection with its acquisition of M.A. Energy Resources, LLC, a vertically-integrated company that provides material recovery services for wooden railroad crossties that have been taken out of service
  • Represented Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP), a producer of forged and cast rolls for the global steel and aluminum industries, in connection with its acquisition of Åkers AB, one of Sweden’s oldest companies, from Altor Fund II GP Limited. The purchase price of US$80 million consisted of US$30 million in cash, a US$20 million convertible note, and promissory notes in the aggregate initial principal amount of US$30 million
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) in connection with its acquisition of the creosote distribution business of KMG Chemicals
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) in connection with the divestiture of its U.S. utility pole business to Cox Industries, Inc.
  • Represented Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) in connection with its $460 million carve-out acquisition of two business segments of Osmose Holdings, Inc. in the wood preservation chemicals and railroad services businesses
  • Represented Spartech Corporation (NYSE: SEH) in connection with its $393 million sale to PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a specialty polymer, colorant, and chemicals manufacturer
  • Represented TxVia, Inc., a payments technology company, in its late-stage equity offering and subsequent sale to Google Inc.
  • Co-counsel to various Swedish private equity clients conducting M&A activities in the U.S.
  • Represented various U.S. and international privately held companies in sales and acquisitions of stock and assets
  • Represented various early-stage companies in connection with structuring and entity formation, private placements, and other financing transactions