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Thomas Vaughn

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Dykema

Michigan, USA
    Local Time: Thursday 17:40

Practice Expertise

  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Biotechnology and Life Science
  • Commercial Lending

Areas of Practice

  • Biotechnology and Life Science
  • Business Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Law & Trade Regulation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Survey
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & ...
  • Securities
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions
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Profile

Thomas S. Vaughn's practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, public company securities compliance and private placements of securities involving institutional, venture capital and private investors.

Mr. Vaughn serves as United States general corporate counsel for a number of international companies, with a focus on companies involved in the automotive industry. He has assisted these clients in establishing and growing their United States operations through both acquisitions and internal growth.

He counsels public and non-public companies on issues surrounding mergers; stock purchases and asset acquisitions; commercial loan financings; board of director meetings and general board relations; stock-based employee benefits plans; anti-takeover defense mechanisms; partnership syndications and joint ventures; product distribution relationships; and the drafting and negotiation of a broad array of business agreements. He assists clients with organizational issues; negotiation of initial rounds of financing; preparation of private placement memoranda; negotiation of venture capital financing and bank financing; and initial public offering representation. Mr. Vaughn serves as corporate secretary or assistant secretary for a number of companies.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1980

Education
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude Georgetown University, B.S., magna cum laude

Areas of Practice

  • Biotechnology and Life Science
  • Business Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Law & Trade Regulation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Survey
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance
  • Securities
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Blogs

Cannabis Law Blog

The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an ever-evolving industry. Dykema's Cannabis Law Blog discusses important cannabis-related legal developments, reviews the practical implications of those developments, and provides valuable insight for anyone...

Homeostasis: Dykema Health Care Law Blog

We assist clients in maintaining stability while responding to ever-changing conditions in the health care industry. Health care providers and their supporting business partners must adapt and innovate in the face of evolving governmental and payor policy changes, scientific advancements, and growing consumer demand. Regulatory compliance must be sustained while new business opportunities are pursued. Dykema’s Health Care Law Blog, Homeostasis, highlights recent legal developments, discusses...

Labor & Employment Law Blog

In the rapidly evolving field of labor and employment law, we know that employers need to stay informed about changes in the law, and how these changes impact day-to-day business operations. Dykema’s Labor & Employment Law Blog (www.laboremployment-lawblog.com) discusses important labor and employment-related legal developments, reviews practical implications, and provides valuable insight for employers of all types.

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the way. Fast-paced changes are also being driven by rapid technology developments, big data, mobile banking/payments, privacy and data security, and social media technologies affecting banks and credit...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The Firewall provides insightful legal analysis of the emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity law to help businesses stay ahead of the curve.

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