Tim Birch works in the area of business transactions with a concentration on corporate financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Birch has represented public and private companies and has been an integral part of client strategies in consolidating businesses in a variety of industries and financing those transactions. Mr. Birch has worked extensively in the death care industry and hospice business.
Recent transactions include a series of transactions to purchase businesses subject to divestiture orders of the Federal Trade Commission, management buy out of a private equity funded business, negotiation of a highly leveraged investment through a master limited partnership, formation of a joint venture financing of natural gas leases, acquisition of a division of a NYSE company, merger of an international customer experience company with a national competitor, restructuring the debt of an overleveraged consolidating company, managing the legal team responding to a class action claim, acquisition of a portfolio of defaulted loans and numerous financing transactions, acquisitions and divestitures in the areas of prosthodontic labs, funeral and cemetery businesses, senior care housing facilities, mortgage banks and a customer service survey company. Mr. Birch has also represented clients in the funeral and cemetery industry before numerous state regulatory agencies, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.
Prior to joining Finn Dixon & Herling in 2001 as Of Counsel, Mr. Birch served as an executive officer and counsel for The Loewen Group, a NYSE company, as well as working in private practice at a firm he founded and at Cummings & Lockwood, LLP.
Trustee, Emeritus, 2015 - Present
Board of Trustees, 2004 - 2014
Chairman, 2009 - 2012
Board of Observers, 2005 - 2015, President's Advisory Counsel, 2017 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association