Overview of Services
The corporate practice group is comprised of experienced attorneys who assist businesses in meeting their goals by providing sophisticated, astute, and practical legal advice. Our attorneys focus primarily on advising public and private corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit institutions.
We are experienced in the areas of choice of entity and business formation issues, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, securities offerings, compliance and reporting, financing of all kinds, venture capital transactions, corporate and entity governance, international and cross border transactions, tax, and day-to-day legal representation for individuals and entities of all sizes. We also advise clients with regard to franchising and distributorship, shareholder disputes, corporate successorship, intra-family planning issues, antitrust, and anti-competitive practices.
Our knowledge and expertise assures you that we will effectively advise you regarding the benefits and risks of your transaction and provide you with creative solutions in order to meet your objectives. We make every effort to accomplish the transactions pursued by our clients effectively and efficiently.
Our clients come from diverse sections of the economy including banks and other financial institutions, hospitals, retailers, restaurants, retirement facilities, managed care companies, colleges and universities, technology companies, designers, manufacturers, licensors and standards associations, trade and professional associations, charities, agriculture companies and cooperatives, religious organizations, theaters and entertainers, transportation providers, telecommunications, energy, multimedia, foreign sales corporations, export trading companies, architects, construction, apparel, hospitality providers, landlords, venture capitalists, reprographics, government and other public agencies, and commercial real estate. Our clients consist of both for-profit and nonprofit institutions.
Specific Areas of Expertise
- Entity Formation
- General Advice and Transactional Work
- Securities Offerings
- Securities Reporting and Regulation
- Governance of Corporations and Other Entities
- Tax Services
- Foreign Account Disclosures
- International and Cross-Border Transactions
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Emerging Companies and Venture Financing
News & Resources
Accredited Investors: Wealth Is No Longer the Sole Proxy for Financial Sophistication
The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments that broaden the qualifying pool of individuals and entities known as accredited investors.
CARES Act Extends Certain Bankruptcy Provisions to Expanded Group of Small Businesses
The CARES Act extends certain debtor favorable provisions of the bankruptcy code to and expanded group of small businesses.
CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Loans and Eligibility for Loan Forgiveness
The stimulus package contains an emergency small business loan program that provides emergency loans of up to $10 million, which can be used to cover payroll.
The Force of Force Majeure in Supply Chain Contracts
Litigation is testing the force majeure clause in supply chain contracts during the COVID-19 pandemic.