Jenner & Block

Firm Counsels General Dynamics in Acquisition of TriPoint Global Communications

Jenner & Block served as legal counsel to long-time Firm client General Dynamics in that company’s recently completed acquisition of TriPoint Global Communications, Inc., a privately-held provider of satellite equipment and wireless communication technology.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 1,450 TriPoint employees join General Dynamics’ C4 Systems business unit, which is a leading integrator of secure communications and information systems technology.

Attorneys from several of Jenner & Block’s practices contributed to the success of this transaction:

  • Corporate Practice: Partner Thaddeus J. Malik (co-chair of Mergers & Acquisitions Practice) and Associates Jonathan F. Allen, Robert H. Clarke, Lauren E. Griswold, and Jeffrey R. Shuman
  • Real Estate: Partner Donald S. Horvath and Associate Brian L. Howard
  • Tax: Partner Christian E. Kimball, co-chair, and Associate Steven R. Meier
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:  Partners S. Tony Ling and William L. Scogland, chair
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Law: Partner Adam Petravicius
  • Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law: Partner Rebecca L. Raftery
  • Government Contracts: Partner William R. Stoughton