BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS 

Our business transactions team is made up of highly experienced transactional attorneys who have practiced at large law and accounting firms, worked as in-house counsel for public companies and investment banks, and owned and operated start-up companies. We understand complex legal matters and provide high quality legal services in a cost-effective manner.  Our clients value our experience, knowledge and judgment. 

Our team routinely advises clients regarding:

  • Entity choice and formation
  • Business and tax structuring
  • Owner agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Employment and service agreements
  • Equity incentive plans
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Commercial contracts of all types
  • Buyouts and reorganizations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Dissolutions
  • Owner disputes and settlements

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Our business attorneys have many years of experience handling deals of various types and sizes, ranging from sales of small closely-held business to publicly-traded corporations.  We have represented business owners, private equity firms and investment banks in a wide range of industries.  We understand the intensity, technical skill and judgment needed to get deals done, and we provide our clients with timely, practical and cost-effective legal advice.

FINANCE AND SECURITIES 

Our corporate finance and securities lawyers work with clients to help achieve their financing goals while safely navigating the highly technical securities law landscape. 

In addition to representing issuers, we also routinely represent institutional and individual investors, including in connection with fund formation and investments.

Our expertise includes:

  • Debt and equity transactions
  • Federal and state securities law compliance
  • Disclosures and risk factors
  • Crowdfunding
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Due diligence investigation for investors

We have a deep understanding of the financing options available to businesses, including simple unsecured loans, asset-backed financing, convertible debt, common and preferred equity, crowdfunding and various other structures.  We work closely with our clients to understand their business and financing needs, ensure they are prepared to approach investors and choose the right partners, structure and negotiate terms, navigate the due diligence process and successfully close the deal.