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Kelly L. Dutremble

Associate / Boston

Overview

Kelly L. Dutremble is an associate in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department. Kelly has experience guiding companies in a variety of industries through the life cycle of their businesses. She counsels clients on both buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions; represents emerging and established companies in equity, convertible note, and SAFE investments from venture capital funds and angel investors; and advises clients on corporate governance matters. Kelly has extensive experience handling transactions for venture-backed, public, and closely-held private companies. In the M&A context, Kelly has handled stock sales, asset sales, and mergers in transactions ranging from subsidiary spin-offs to private equity recapitalizations.

Notable Experience and Client Impact

  • Represented UrSure, Inc., an HIV medication adherence diagnostics company, in connection with its acquisition by OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR), a leader in point of care diagnostic tests and specimen collection and stabilization devices, and microbiome laboratory and analytical services.
  • Advised Agrify Corporation, a developer of premium indoor grow solutions, in connection with its acquisition of TriGrow Systems, Inc.
  • Represented Innovation Associates, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology and software solutions to the retail, hospital, government, and mail order pharmacy markets, in connection with a consortium of investors led by Greg Wasson, the former Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO, acquiring a majority stake to scale the business and enhance its pharmacy automation offerings.
  • Advised McCarthy Capital Fund VI in connection with its partnership with Big Belly Solar, the global leader in smart waste solutions for public spaces, to recapitalize Bigbelly and provide further cash investment to accelerate growth.
  • Represented Cali’flour Foods, the developer and manufacturer of low-carb, gluten-free cauliflower products, in a Series A financing round led by Sunrise Strategic Partners, with participation from CircleUp Growth Partners.
  • Advised DTM Packaging and Custom Automation, a leader in machinery manufacturing and re-manufacturing, in its acquisition by The Massman Companies, a Minnesota-based team of machinery and technology companies.
  • Represented Fisher International, Inc., a firm supporting the pulp and paper industry with business intelligence and strategy consulting services, in its acquisition by Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm.
  • Advised Globe Composite Solutions, LLC (Globe), a navy submarine supplier, in its acquisition by ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), a global provider of highly engineered products and solutions to diverse and growing end-markets that include the aerospace, space, healthcare, wireless, consumer electronics, electric utility, and renewable energy industries.
  • Represented Copley Equity Partners, a Boston-based private investment firm, in connection with Gregory FCA’s acquisition of Affect, a B2B-focused firm serving technology, health care, and professional services clients. Gregory FCA, one of the nation’s 50 largest public relations firms, is a Copley portfolio company.
  • Advised Hadron Healthcare Fund in MariMed, Inc.’s (OTCQX: MRMD) $46 million financing.
  • Represented the NWHL in connection with its preparation of the NWHL 2021 Season in Lake Placid, including securing a broadcast agreement with NBC Sports Network and a venue agreement for the event with the Herb Brooks Arena. Nutter also represented the NWHL in connection with its reorganization to an unincorporated association and new governance model, resulting in the original six NWHL member clubs being subject to the terms of the NWHL Constitution and Bylaws with each of the member clubs being represented on the NWHL Board of Governors.
  • Served as legal counsel to Veristat, LLC, a scientifically minded global clinical research organization (CRO), in its acquisition by WindRose Health Investors, LLC, a New York City-based health care private equity firm.

Active in the community, Kelly serves on the board of directors of Camp To Belong, an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to reunite siblings who have been separated in foster care by bringing them together for a week of summer camp.

Prior to joining Nutter, Kelly was an associate focused on all aspects of corporate law at a prominent Massachusetts law firm. Previously, she was an associate in the Boston office of a New England-based law firm.

During law school, Kelly gained legal experience as an intern in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she analyzed the litigation risks of Federal Tort Claims Act medical malpractice claims.

Experience

Experience

  • UrSure, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to UrSure, Inc., an HIV medication adherence diagnostics company, in connection with its acquisition by OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR), a leader in point of care diagnostic tests and specimen collection and stabilization devices, and microbiome laboratory and analytical services.

  • Agrify Corporation

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Agrify Corporation, a developer of premium indoor grow solutions, in connection with its acquisition of TriGrow Systems, Inc.

  • Innovation Associates

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Innovation Associates, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology and software solutions to the retail, hospital, government, and mail order pharmacy markets, in connection with a consortium of investors led by Greg Wasson, the former Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO, acquiring a majority stake to scale the business and enhance its pharmacy automation offerings.

  • McCarthy Capital

    Nutter served as legal counsel to McCarthy Capital Fund VI in connection with its partnership with Big Belly Solar, the global leader in smart waste solutions for public spaces, to recapitalize Bigbelly and provide further cash investment to accelerate growth.

  • Cali’flour Foods

    Nutter advised Cali’flour Foods, the developer and manufacturer of low-carb, gluten-free cauliflower products, in a Series A financing round led by Sunrise Strategic Partners, with participation from CircleUp Growth Partners.

  • DTM Packaging and Custom Automation

    Nutter served as legal advisor to DTM Packaging and Custom Automation, a leader in machinery manufacturing and re-manufacturing, in its acquisition by The Massman Companies, a Minnesota-based team of machinery and technology companies.

  • Fisher International, Inc.

    Nutter served as sole legal advisor to Fisher International, Inc., a firm supporting the pulp and paper industry with business intelligence and strategy consulting services, in its acquisition by Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm.

  • Globe Composite Solutions, LLC

    Nutter served as legal advisor to Globe Composite Solutions, LLC (Globe), a navy submarine supplier, in its acquisition by ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), a global provider of highly engineered products and solutions to diverse and growing end-markets that include the aerospace, space, healthcare, wireless, consumer electronics, electric utility, and renewable energy industries. 

  • Copley Equity Partners

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Copley Equity Partners, a Boston-based private investment firm, in connection with Gregory FCA’s acquisition of Affect, a B2B-focused firm serving technology, health care, and professional services clients. Gregory FCA, one of the nation’s 50 largest public relations firms, is a Copley portfolio company.

  • Hadron Healthcare Fund

    Nutter advised Hadron Healthcare Fund in MariMed, Inc.’s (OTCQX: MRMD) $46 million financing.

  • National Women’s Hockey League

    Nutter represented the NWHL in connection with its preparation of the NWHL 2021 Season in Lake Placid, including securing a broadcast agreement with NBC Sports Network and a venue agreement for the event with the Herb Brooks Arena. Nutter also represented the NWHL in connection with its reorganization to an unincorporated association and new governance model, resulting in the original six NWHL member clubs being subject to the terms of the NWHL Constitution and Bylaws with each of the member clubs being represented on the NWHL Board of Governors.  

  • Veristat, LLC

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Veristat, LLC, a scientifically minded global clinical research organization (CRO), in its acquisition by WindRose Health Investors, LLC, a New York City-based health care private equity firm.

News & Insights

Honors

Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020-2021

Education & Admissions

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude
Lafayette College, B.A., cum laude 

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Before Nutter

During law school, Kelly gained legal experience as an intern in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she analyzed the litigation risks of Federal Tort Claims Act medical malpractice claims.

Noteworthy

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020-2021
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