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Blake C. Tyler

Associate / Boston

Overview

Blake C. Tyler is an associate in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department and a member of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services group. His practice focuses on multiple aspects of corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and private placements in a variety of sectors ranging from manufacturing to Fintech. Blake works with public and private investors on regulatory and corporate matters and also represents major lending institutions and companies in agented credit facilities with an emphasis on low-income housing tax credit and mortgage warehouse lines.

Prior to law school, Blake was a paralegal at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Antitrust Division’s Networks and Technology Enforcement Section in Washington, D.C, where he reviewed Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and drafted memoranda evaluating proposed mergers. Blake also participated in an externship at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Enforcement Division’s Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he was a law clerk at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division.

A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Blake served as a staff member of The Tax Lawyer and vice president of the Securities and Financial Law Organization during law school.

Experience

Experience

  • Lallemand USA, Inc.

    Nutter advised Lallemand USA, Inc. when it acquired Scott Laboratories Inc. (USA) and Scott Laboratories Ltd. (Canada), privately-held companies specializing in value-added products for the North American wine, craft brewing, and distilled spirits industries.

  • Epoxy Technology Inc.

    Nutter advised Epoxy Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty epoxy, UV, and hybrid adhesives, in its acquisition by Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and health care business services companies.

  • Hometown Financial Group Inc.

    Nutter represented Hometown Financial Group, Inc., the bank holding company of bankESB (Easthampton, MA) and bankHometown (Oxford, MA), in connection with its acquisition of Pilgrim Bank, a Massachusetts-chartered co-operative bank headquartered in Cohasset, MA, and its bank holding company, Pilgrim Bancshares, Inc. (OTCMKTS: PLRM).

  • MNB Bancorp

    Nutter advised MNB Bancorp, the parent company of The Milford National Bank and Trust Company, a national bank, both of Milford, Massachusetts, in its acquisition by Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: INDB). Independent is the parent company of Rockland Trust Company. The total value of the transaction was approximately $54 million.

  • Wandering Bear Coffee

    Nutter advised Wandering Bear Coffee, a cold brew coffee maker, in its recently completed $8 million Series A equity round of financing.

  • First Commons Bank, N.A.

    Nutter advised First Commons Bank, N.A., in its merger with Brookline Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL). The total value of the transaction was approximately $55.958 million. 

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Education & Admissions

Clerkships

  • Law clerk at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division.

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
Trinity College, B.A.

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Before Nutter

Blake was a paralegal at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Antitrust Division’s Networks and Technology Enforcement Section in Washington, D.C, where he reviewed Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and drafted memoranda evaluating proposed mergers.

Noteworthy

Blake participated in an externship at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Enforcement Division’s Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, D.C.

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