Independent Legal Positions
General Counsel to American Health Products Corporation and AHPC Holdings, Inc. (1997 – 2005) (NASDAQ: GLOV), a supplier and marketer of barrier protection and contamination control devices. In addition to overseeing legal operations, duties included FDA regulatory compliance, risk management, mass tort litigation management, and human resources. Worked closely with executive management, clients, and business partners, including SYSCO Corporation, Novation, LLC, VHA, Inc., Owens & Minor, Inc., and numerous manufacturing entities.
Senior Attorney with Dirksen Flipse Doran & Lê (n/k/a DFDL Mekong), Vientiane, Laos (1996 – 1997), a full service international law firm with offices throughout the Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Primarily assisted clients with foreign investment in the region. Drafted the “Laos Legal Update,” a monthly publication highlighting legal and commercial developments in Laos.
General Counsel to MBf USA, Inc., Itasca, Illinois (1995 - 1996), the US subsidiary of the Malaysian based conglomerate. MBf focused on the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of disposable glove products, vitamins, and condoms. MBf was the sole licensee for the manufacture and international distribution of the Playboy brand condom.
Foreign Legal Consultant with Baker & Mckenzie, Bangkok, Thailand (1992), a full service international law firm with office throughout the world. Worked primarily on projects involving foreign investment, commercial transactions, and construction. Co-authored the original in-house publications, “Doing Business in Myanmar”, and “Environmental Law In Thailand.”
Foreign Legal Intern with Harry Elias & Partners (n/k/a Harry Elias Partnership), Singapore (1991) a full service premier law firm.
Clerk for the Honorable Ellis E. Reid, Presiding Judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois (1990).
Toole Law Office Clients1
General Counsel to Parson Enterprises, LLC (2008 - Present), a broker for merchant account services.
General Counsel to Symmetric Renovations, LLC, (2007 – Present) a hotel renovation and construction company. In addition to various independent projects, Symmetric works closely with the Hyatt Hotel group of companies.
General Counsel to Resources Technologies, Inc., (dba DragonFlyPOS) (2006 – 2007), a turn-key provider of point-of-sale hardware and software, and related technology accessories.
General Counsel to American Health Products Corporation (see details above).
Advantage Truck and Trailer Repair, Inc., a truck, trailer, and container repair and customization company.
Aegis Properties Corporation, a property management company.
APL Industries Berhad, a Malaysian based manufacturer of disposable glove products with facilities in Malaysia, Vietnam, and the United States.
Baby PhD, Inc., a network of childcare facilities, including daycare, a children's workshop, resource center, and a nanny share program.
Cotton Construction Co., a Chicago based construction company
Delta Quest Imaging, Inc., a provider of photographic prints for the digital portrait market.
Got A Demo, Inc., an online forum for the exhibition and exploitation of independent music and other works of art.
Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention, an organization that focuses on the development of culturally competent programs, policies and plans for African Americans by ensuring prevention, intervention and educational resources are available throughout the state of Illinois.
KC Management Group, a management consulting firm specializing in Information Technology systems and business process operations.
Las Islas De Nayarit Corp., a Chicago based Mexican seafood restaurant.
Leadsoft Solutions, Inc., the USA affiliate of Leadsoft Solutions Private Limited, an India based SAP solutions, service, and consulting company.
Rapid Response Transportation Company, a specialty transportation company focusing on transportation between health care providers, retirement homes and hospice centers.
Superstar Tours, Inc., a casino transportation company and tour operator.
SW Cleaning & Snow Removal, LLC, a commercial janitorial and snow removal services company.
Vectors & Pixels Unlimited, Corp., a graphic design and website development company.
The US division of Whole Box n’ Dice, an Australian promotional gift company.
WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian based manufacturer of disposable glove products and catheters, with facilities in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the USA.
Media & Entertainment
In addition to representing numerous individual artists in the entertainment industry, TLO also represents a variety of business entities, including:
Coffee and TV Productions, a film and music video production company.
Evolution Entertainment, LLC, a record label and artist management company.
Fine Media Group, Inc., a production company that concentrates on Arab and Islamic centric media products, including full length animation movies and music.
Ghost and Bread, more than your ordinary art gallery.
Keptone Filmz, a San Francisco based film production company.
MD Productions, Inc., an artist management company that also promotes its own musical groups that perform internationally.
No Strings Attached News, an online entertainment news magazine.
Preciosa Entertainment, LLC, an entertainment company that manages several Latin-centric artists and bands that perform internationally.
Sassy B Worldwide Productions, a talent management company and provider of customizable services in the entertainment industry.
Condominium and Home Owner Associations
68th Street Condominium Association
1457 East 72nd Street Condominiums
Hyde Park Townhome Association 2
Parkview Condominium Association
Represented local (Illinois) client in its execution of $10.0 Million Revolving Credit Facility Agreement with GE Capital Corporation.
Represented local (Illinois) client in structuring $8.0 Million Revolving Credit Facility Agreement with Bank Bumiputra Malaysia.
Represented local (Illinois) client in $6.7 Million capital injection through an Offshore Securities Subscription Agreement with a Hong Kong Company.
Represented local (Illinois) client in its divesture from an India based parent company.
Counsel to Emmanuel "Manny" Yarbrough, a world sumo wrestling champion. You might also remember him from this commercial, and should look for him in this new reality show, The 750 Pound House Guest.
Represented client in the production of the Miko Marks music video entitled “Mama” that also stars Erykah Badu.
Represented client in drafting contracts for the theatrical release of Muhammad (P.B.U.H.): The Last Profit in various countries around the world, and the distribution of the DVD worldwide.
Represented Dyno Wesfarmers (Thailand) Limited, in a joint venture with the government of the Lao P.D.R., in the development of an explosives manufacturing plant in Laos.
Counsel to Houay Ho Hydropower Project, a hydro-power development consortium in Laos. Participated in World Bank environmental impact studies.
Represented the Mines Advisory Group, a UK NGO, in various aspects of their de-mining efforts in Laos.
Counseled Nestle Trading (Thailand) Ltd., on establishing a representative office in Laos.
Represented N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, an Indonesian based company, in registering its trademarks for tobacco products throughout Indochina.
Special counsel to Promet Private Limited, a Singapore based ship building company with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Pakistan, and the USA.
Represented Public Bank, a Malaysian based banking and financial services group. Drafted and implemented credit facility agreements for its banking operations in Laos.
Counsel to Standard Chartered Bank, assisting the international bank with various aspects of maintaining its status as a “representative office” in Laos.
Counsel to Pac-Rim Management Services Limited, an international entertainment company, engaged in the development, operation, and maintenance of entertainment venues throughout Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Comprehensive hands-on experience transforming a club from concept to reality.
Represented Spektra Planet, a Malaysian based telecommunications engineering company. Drafted complex service agreements, established foreign subsidiary entities, and structured capital injections. Spektra had significant infrastructure development projects with Nokia in Malaysia.
Counsel to StreetRoc a Singapore based basketball services company in their operation of basketball clinics, summer camps, and tournaments in Australia and Southeast Asia.
Local counsel to Weitnauer, a Swiss based global distribution and duty free specialist. Drafted a legal opinion on establishing duty free facilities in Laos.
Represent William Switzer & Associates, Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer and marketer of high end furniture products as its local (Illinois) counsel in a due diligence exercise in furtherance of a confidential transaction.
1 This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and merely reflects various representative clients.
2 This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and merely reflects certain representative clients that Arnold E. Toole has advised, and projects that he has participated in, over his career, including during his association with organizations independent of Toole Law Office, LLC.