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Joseph A. Farside Jr.

Joseph A. Farside Jr.

Locke Lord LLP
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    Joe has a multi-jurisdictional litigation practice, and he routinely appears in state and federal courts throughout the northeast in addition to proceedings involving the FTC and DOJ. He has extensive experience in areas of antitrust, environmental, and general commercial litigation.


    Antitrust Experience

    • Joe advises clients on compliance with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ahead of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other transactions

    • Joe advises clients on substantive merger analyses and investigations (federal and state level) and has worked on high-profile transactions, including an $8 billion merger of pharmaceutical companies, and several transactions in other industries, including cosmetics, gaming, biomedical, telecommunications, healthcare, pharmaceutical services, and construction materials, ranging in value up to $2.5 billion

    • Joe advises clients in connection with antitrust investigations by the FTC and DOJ

    • Joe advises pharmaceutical clients on various antitrust issues involving drug patent litigation settlements

    • Joe advises clients on compliance with substantive antitrust law concerning issues such as product distribution, discounts, bundling, tying arrangements

    • Joe represents clients in antitrust litigation and represented a major bank in In re Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation

    Environmental Experience

    • Joe represents a top New England educational institution against claims under CERCLA and under Massachusetts Chapter 21E arising from allegations concerning the institution’s historical waste disposal practices

    • Joe represents clients in the defense of allegations of Clean Air Act violations brought by U.S. EPA

    • Joe advises clients on distribution-related matters and compliance with individual state environmental laws, such as laws concerning the distribution, sale and disposal of batteries containing mercury

    • Joe represents clients in connection with claims of common law nuisance and trespass claims, as well as state statutory law concerning releases of petroleum and other chemicals

    • Joe advises clients on conforming “green marketing” advertising practices with the FTC’s “Green Guides” in order to avoid claims of unfair and deceptive trade practices

    Litigation Experience

    • Joe assisted in the Firm's successful defense of an international accounting and audit firm against investor suits seeking hundreds of millions of dollars arising out of funds that invested with Bernard Madoff, involving both federal securities and state common law issues in state and federal trial and appeals courts

    • Ongoing representation of a top-five national lending and servicing institution in defense of various types of mortgage foreclosure lawsuits brought by borrowers in state and federal trial and appeals courts across New England

    • Joe has represented clients in major construction-related cases involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, and negligent construction claims, including one that involved the construction of an articulated tug-barge at a Rhode Island shipyard and another involving claims of a Condominium Association brought against the condominium developer
    • Joe has represented prominent New England doctors in high-stakes royalty disputes with medical device manufacturers arising under technology licensing agreements

    Joe was selected for inclusion in the 2011 through 2014 New England Super Lawyers - Rising Stars list.

    Featured Experience

    • Sale of Public Company

      Long-time Edwards Wildman client, MicroFinancial Incorporated, a NASDAQ-listed company, was acquired by Fortress Financial Group at an enterprise value of $250 million. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Performing for Perfume Purveyor

      Edwards Wildman lawyers in New York advised specialty retailer Perfumania in the acquisition of Parlux Fragrances completed in April 2012. MORE

    • Represented Nautic Partners in its Acquisition of a Vision Insurance Company

      We represented Providence, RI-based Nautic Partners, a private equity firm, in a March 2012 leveraged acquisition of Superior Vision Holdings, Inc. MORE

    • Groomed for Acquisition

      In October 2011, a team of our lawyers represented family-owned distributor of personal grooming devices, The W.E. Bassett Company, in the acquisition by Pacific World Corporation, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. MORE

    • Sale of Public Company

      Long-time Edwards Wildman client, MicroFinancial Incorporated, a NASDAQ-listed company, was acquired by Fortress Financial Group at an enterprise value of $250 million. MORE

    • Performing for Perfume Purveyor

      Edwards Wildman lawyers in New York advised specialty retailer Perfumania in the acquisition of Parlux Fragrances completed in April 2012. MORE

    • Groomed for Acquisition

      In October 2011, a team of our lawyers represented family-owned distributor of personal grooming devices, The W.E. Bassett Company, in the acquisition by Pacific World Corporation, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

      Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners. MORE

    • Performing for Perfume Purveyor

      Edwards Wildman lawyers in New York advised specialty retailer Perfumania in the acquisition of Parlux Fragrances completed in April 2012. MORE

    • Groomed for Acquisition

      In October 2011, a team of our lawyers represented family-owned distributor of personal grooming devices, The W.E. Bassett Company, in the acquisition by Pacific World Corporation, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. MORE

    • Groomed for Acquisition

      In October 2011, a team of our lawyers represented family-owned distributor of personal grooming devices, The W.E. Bassett Company, in the acquisition by Pacific World Corporation, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. MORE

    • Groomed for Acquisition

      In October 2011, a team of our lawyers represented family-owned distributor of personal grooming devices, The W.E. Bassett Company, in the acquisition by Pacific World Corporation, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. MORE

    Before Edwards Wildman

    Prior to law school, Joe earned a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He is proud to have started his career at the Firm.

    Besides Edwards Wildman

    Joe serves as legal advisor to the R.I. Party & Charter Boat Association, a non-profit group dedicated to the promotion of sportfishing in R.I.  Joe has been a passionate inshore saltwater fisherman his entire life, targeting striped bass and weakfish by boat as well as from the surf in Rhode Island and New Jersey waters.  Joe also plays basketball when he can, enjoys spending time with his family, and follows the Philadelphia sports teams.

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