Our business and corporate practice focuses on efficiently providing businesses with successful strategies and solutions. We seek to understand the needs of our clients and their business so we can help them succeed. We help our clients through regulatory, commercial, financial, and governance issues and we represent clients with local, regional, and national business interests. Our clients range from start-ups to family-owned and operated businesses to mature, private companies. We recognize the importance of each transaction or matter, regardless of size, and are committed to providing cost-effective services in a responsive manner. We have extensive experience in the following areas:
Entity Selection and Formation
We give practical advice to emerging companies and their founders, as well as existing companies in the formation of subsidiaries, regarding the structure and form of entity that best suits their needs. We help our clients consider the roles of founders, directors, shareholders, managers, and members in their business. Our expertise also includes representing clients in the negotiation and documentation of the formation and governance of business relationships, partnerships, and joint ventures with other businesses.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We deliver a range of services related to mergers and acquisitions, consolidations, combinations, and asset sales, including assisting our clients with confidentiality agreements, due diligence review, and drafting and negotiating various acquisition and related agreements.
We assist our clients with debt and equity financing transactions, including bank lines of credit, venture capital, asset securitizations, and private placements of equity. We have also drafted and negotiated syndicated and single bank secured and unsecured credit facilities, operating and capital leases, and equipment financing for our clients.
We draft and negotiate all manner of agreements, including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, leases, license agreements, distributorship agreements, agency agreements, purchase agreements, and vendor agreements.