C. Michael Malm - Davis, Malm & D

C. Michael Malm

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

C. Michael Malm is one of the founding partners of Davis Malm. He practices in the Business Law area where he represents individuals and public and private companies with the structuring and financing of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and employment and contractual matters. Michael also practices in the Real Estate and Environmental area where he represents real estate developers, property owners, and commercial tenants with acquisitions, development, financings, and leasing.
Upon graduating from law school, Michael served for two years as the Executive Director of a private, nonprofit corporation doing community development work in Palau, Western Caroline Islands, U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific. After returning from Palau and practicing in a mid-size Boston law firm, Michael joined four other attorneys in founding the partnership of Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, which later became Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.

Recent matters include:

Incorporated as a start-up company and continues to serve as outside general counsel to North America's largest hazardous waste management company.

Represented a NYSE-listed company in aggregate $1.8 billion stock and bond transactions, including the sale of $800 million of senior notes in a private placement with Goldman Sachs as the lead underwriter, financing involving the simultaneous redemption and repurchase of outstanding secured notes, a subsequent registration and exchange offer for the new notes, the sale of 6.9 million shares of common stock, and the sale of an additional $600 million of senior notes under a new indenture.

Represented a NYSE-listed company in its acquisition of a Canadian, public company in exchange for $56 million of cash, $118 million in our client's common stock, and the assumption of approximately $235 million of the acquired company's debt. We also assisted this client in successfully completing an offering of $300 million of Senior Secured Notes.

Purchased from bankruptcy a $500 million environmental services business with $260 million of environmental liabilities, financed by $280 million of debt and equity.

Sale of various privately owned companies located in Utah and Colorado, ranging in value from $25 million to $120 million, each providing services to oil and natural gas production companies.

Sale of $8 million New York based market research company to national, privately held company.
Acquisition and financing of privately held specialty steel fabrication company.

Acquisition, financing, development and leasing of a 214,000 square foot research and development facility.

Acquisition, development, financing and sale of 280-unit apartment complex.

Trinity CollegeBA 1964Boston UniversityJ.D. 1967
Boston Bar AssociationMassachusetts Bar Association

Client Comments

"Caring, competent, and confident, Attorney Malm's vast experience and unflappable demeanor helps the company navigate through even the most troubled waters. Simply put, he is one of the finest lawyers I have ever met."

-Michael McDonald
General Counsel
Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.

Office Location

One Boston Place, 37th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male