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Faisal Delawalla concentrates his practice in business and transactions matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial agreements, and general corporate matters.

Mr. Delawalla’s acquisitions and dispositions experience spans a variety of industries, including food, beverage, manufacturing, construction, medicine, education, and hotel and resort, and a variety of settings, including strategic acquisition, divestiture, bankruptcy, spin-off, asset-focused, co-investment, and minority investment:

  • Represented international food company in numerous strategic acquisitions and divestitures totaling more than $1.5 billion.
  • Represented leading construction firm in strategic divestiture of a subsidiary group of companies.
  • Represented private equity sponsor in purchase of regional trucking company.
  • Represented international company in expansion of US operations through coordinated asset acquisitions and co-investment transaction.
  • Represented international tofu and soybean producer in strategic acquisition of US market leader.
  • Represented original investor group in sale of pasta manufacturing company to private equity firm.
  • Represented Italian heating and cooling equipment manufacturer in sale of US distribution subsidiary to management group.
  • Represented "stalking horse" bidder in bankruptcy sale of international vacuum manufacturer.
  • Represented espresso machine manufacturer in numerous acquisitions and minority investments.
  • Represented proposed buyer of 275-acre hotel and resort property through a partnership interest redemption and in-kind distribution acquisition structure.
  • Represented purchaser in bankruptcy sale of dental practice management company.
  • Represented seller in sale of an online university and related assets.

Mr. Delawalla also represents national and international companies in commercial transactions, including customer, supply, and distribution agreements. In this area, he has significant experience negotiating indemnifications, liability limitations, performance obligations and covenants, confidentiality obligations, transfer of rights, and representations and warranties.

Mr. Delawalla attended law school at Vanderbilt, where he received the highest grade in both corporations law and insurance law, served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, and interned in the chambers of Senior United States District Judge Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • UNICEF Next Generation, Member, 2012-present
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