Taft partners Bridget C. Hoffman and Tracey A. Puthoff were mentioned in the article "Am Law Trio Leads on Chiquita's Sale to Brazilian Buyers" for advising Chiquita on its sale to Brazilian buyers Cutrale Group and Safra Group. The article was published in The Am Law Daily on Oct. 27. Taft associate Blake T. Johnson assisted Hoffman and Puthoff on the transaction.
Hoffman and Puthoff are members of the firm's Business & Finance group. Hoffman assists public and private company clients in general corporate matters, including private placements of securities, secured and unsecured financings and venture capital transactions. Puthoff's practice includes all aspects of general corporate law, primarily focusing on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, and including intellectual property and computer law matters.