Philadelphia, PA – October 6, 2004 – LAWFUEL – Law news, attorney, legal, law firm, legal research Pepper Hamilton LLP announced that
Solomon Hunter, Jr. has joined the firm as of counsel in the Corporate and
Securities Practice Group in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Hunter
concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures,
start-up and venture capital financings, and private equity transactions.
“We are pleased to welcome Solomon to Pepper,” said Barry M. Abelson,
chairman of Pepper’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group and chairman of
the firm’s Executive Committee. “His legal skills match up perfectly with
our outstanding corporate transactional practice, and his business
background will provide additional value to our counseling of public and
In particular, Mr. Hunter has experience dealing with legal and business
issues confronting companies of various sizes and stages of development in a
number of industries, including life sciences, technology, equipment
manufacturing and water services. He has managed a broad range of major
transactions for these entities, including acquisitions, dispositions,
licensing arrangements, private placements and strategic alliances.
Mr. Hunter joins Pepper from Dechert LLP in Philadelphia. Before attending
law school, he held a variety of sales and marketing positions with IBM.
Mr. Hunter received his B.S. in 1981 from the University of Tennessee, an
M.B.A. in 1984 from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. in 1995 from
the Georgetown University Law Center. He is admitted to practice in
Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Mr. Hunter is a member of the advisory board of the Rock Ethics Institute of
Pennsylvania State University and the board of directors of Penn State’s
Smeal College of Business alumni society.
Pepper Hamilton LLP (www.pepperlaw.com) is a multi-practice law firm with
400 lawyers in six states and the District of Columbia. The firm provides
corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses,
governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout
the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.