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Thomas S. Pilkerton III


Tom Pilkerton is a transactional attorney with experience representing both private and public companies in connection with various business and finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, joint ventures, corporate governance, securities and regulatory compliance, company formation, corporate restructurings and general business law.

Tom has developed a strong international practice with extensive experience in cross-border matters, both in-bound and out-bound, buy-side and sell-side throughout Europe, Asia, North America, South America and the Middle East. Tom routinely assembles multi-disciplinary teams (including tax, benefits, employment and labor, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, etc.) of attorneys across multiple jurisdictions (domestically and internationally) to assist his clients.

Tom has managed transactions in a wide variety of industries, among them chemicals, aerospace, defense, government services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical devices, web-based technology, energy and financial services. He advises clients from both the company/seller and investor/buyer perspectives.

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  • A French-based purchaser on its acquisition of a US-based water treatment company
  • A US public company on its acquisition of a consulting business with operations in the US, Europe and Latin America
  • A US public company on an internal reorganization spanning multiple countries and several investments into emerging technologies
  • A classified  intelligence community cyber security company on its sale to a defense contractor
  • A Virginia-based government contractor and communications specialist on its sale to a public government contractor
  • A technology company on its acquisition of an Italy-based company and a Hong Kong-based company
  • An IT consulting company on its sale to an affiliate of a French public company
  • A Dubai-based purchaser on its acquisition of a US-based manufacturer with operations in Canada
  • A Netherlands-based purchaser on its acquisition of a US-based company specializing in infrastructure services
  • A US technology company with operations in Europe and Asia in connection with several equity and debt financing transactions
  • A healthcare company on its internal reorganization and subsequent sale of a division to a private equity firm
  • A flight simulation company on its sale to the aviation division of a public company
  • A financial services company on its recapitalization and management buyout
  • An environmental consulting firm on its internal restructuring and subsequent ESOP transaction
  • An energy company in connection with a strategic investment, internal restructuring and several acquisitions
  • A private equity purchaser on several acquisitions of defense contractors
  • A UK based company on its acquisition of several US companies
  • A Maryland-based defense contractor on its sale to a Florida-based government contractor
  • A Saudi Arabian conglomerate on a joint venture transaction with a US developer of new technologies
  • A US defense contractor on several joint venture transactions in the Middle East
  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law 2007
    Articles Editor, University of Baltimore Law Review (2006 – 2007)
    Student Editor, Ius Gentium (2006 – 2007)
    Student Editor, International Legal Theory (2006 – 2007)
    Associate Editor, University of Baltimore Law Review (2005 – 2006)
    Fellow, UB Center for International and Comparative Law
    magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County 2004
    Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar
    Phi Beta Kappa
    cum laude



  • Co-Author, "Buy-Side Transactional Insurance Trends," ACC Baltimore, 2019



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(Work, Baltimore (Mount Washington))