McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP Advises Morpheus Media in its Sale to CREATETHE GROUP

WASHINGTON, DC (June 28, 2011) — McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) announced this week that it advised client Morpheus Media in its sale to CREATETHE GROUP, a New York-based company that provides innovative and emotional campaigns, communications platforms and commerce solutions. The transaction closed on June 20, 2011.

Morpheus Media, which was founded in 2001 and has more than 100 employees, is a digital strategy and media agency providing marketing solutions to the world’s top luxury brands and Fortune 500 companies.

“Morpheus Media has experienced tremendous growth since its inception 10 years ago and is a recognized leader in the industry. We are honored that the company entrusted us to provide strategic legal and business advice in its sale to CREATETHE GROUP,” said Kellie Newton, a partner in MLA’s Corporate practice.

Newton and associate Clayton Coley led the legal advisory team which included members of the firm’s corporate, tax, real estate, intellectual property, employee benefits and employer services practices – partners Saba Ashraf, Dan Beale, Frank Benjamin and Ann Murray along with senior counsel Bill Ellisassociates Amy Falls, Lorie Hutchins and Leah Singleton. 

MLA’s Corporate practice was recognized among the best in the nation by The Legal 500 United States 2011.  MLA is listed as a Tier 1 law firm in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions: Middle-market (up to $500 million). This is the fourth year in a row that the independent legal referral guide ranked MLA nationally as a Tier 1 law firm for its mergers and acquisitions work.