Maria R. Granholm

Duane Morris LLP
30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Phone: +1 215 979 1940
Fax: +1 215 827 5560

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Maria R. Granholm


Maria R. Granholm practices in the area of corporate law. Ms. Granholm is a 2011 magna cum laude graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where she was associate editor of the Villanova Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif, and a summa cum laude graduate of Eastern University.

Representative Matters

  • Represented POSC Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Argosy Private Equity, in its acquisition of Eagle Automation Limited, a leading oilfield automation company offering services complimentary to Panhandle Oilfield Services Company, Inc., an integrated oilfield services company and portfolio company of Argosy Private Equity.
  • Represented Ludwig Bohler in the sale of his interests in Bohler Engineering, P.C. and a series of affiliated entities to employees who collectively owned most of the interests in the acquired entities not previously owned directly or indirectly by Mr. Bohler.
  • Represented Sancoa International Company and TubeDec, LLC, family owned affiliated companies that manufacture and supply products to Home & Personal Care customers in North America, in their $71 million sale to CCL Industries, a Canadian public company.
  • Represented Brace Industrial Group L.P., a Houston-based industrial services roll-up, in its acquisition of Basic Industries, LLC, an industrial services company, for approximately $33 million.
  • Represented a private equity firm in its acquisition of a controlling interest in a manufacturer and distributor of women's and children's socks and indoor footwear.
  • Represented Guardian Capital Partners in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Kwik Tek Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
  • Represented Pennsylvania dermatology company in raising over $20 million from investors, including prominent venture capital firms, through a preferred stock offering.
  • Represented public company in obtaining a no-action letter from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the exclusion of an improper stockholder proposal from the company's annual proxy materials.


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
    - Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review
    - Order of the Coif
    - Awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
  • Eastern University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2007
    - Member of Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2011-present

Selected Publications