Bellami Hair, a pioneer in the hair extensions and beauty space, was acquired by Beauty Industry Group, a portfolio company of L Catterton. Firm partner Steven Heath has represented Bellami as ‘outside’ general counsel since its formation a decade ago. In that time, the firm has represented Bellami in endorsement contracts, real estate transactions, intellectual property, litigation, employment matters and the development of its professional training program. The firm acted as liaison counsel with lead transaction counsel, Sheppard Mullin, and will continue its role as general counsel to Bellami as the company embarks on its next stage of growth.
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