Richard J. Beckmann [Inactive]

Richard J. Beckmann [Inactive]

Of Counsel


General Counsel

Served for many years, or am currently serving, as general counsel or general corporate counsel for the following Southern Ohio-based businesses:

  1. Multinational manufacturer of scientific instruments and measuring devices for water quality monitoring, industrial and medical applications; 
  2. North American operations of the world's largest machine tool manufacturer;
  3. National brand name farm animal feed manufacturer;
  4. Multinational specialty chemical company; and
  5. National manufacturer of therapeutic equipment for autistic children.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lead counsel in the following acquisition and divestiture transactions for Dayton-based clients:

  1. Multiple acquisitions and divestitures and related bank financings, joint ventures, licenses and distribution agreements, both domestic and international, for a multinational scientific instruments and measuring devices company; 
  2. Customer financing documents and related joint ventures for machine tool manufacturer; 
  3. Multi-year acquisition and divestiture and related equipment lease program to reposition a publicly-held metals company out of the metal foundry business into more advanced metals technology businesses;
  4. Multiple acquisitions and divestitures for a publicly-held manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, electric motors and consumer products;
  5. Multiple acquisitions and divestitures, license and distribution agreements for publicly-held conglomerate;
  6. Divestiture of specialty paper businesses for publicly-held paper manufacturer.