The attorneys in our Corporate Services Group provide comprehensive and sophisticated legal services to start-up and emerging businesses, family-owned and other closely-held companies, multinational and publicly-traded corporations and non-profit corporations.

Our clients come from diverse industries, including manufacturing, high technology, financial services, energy, sports, life sciences, health care, construction, education, and real estate, as well as the non-profit sector.

Representative Services

Attorneys in our Corporate Services Group work closely with attorneys in the Firm’s Tax Services, Real Estate Services, Employment Services, Litigation Services, Financial Services and Estates, and Trusts Groups to assist clients in meeting their needs and achieving their business goals in the following areas:

General Corporate

  • Entity Selection, Formation and Organizational Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder, Buy-Sell and Voting Agreements
  • Family Office Entity Structure/Counseling
  • Succession and Estate Planning
  • Tax Planning and Counseling
  • Officer and Director Responsibilities
  • International Business Issues and Structure

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Mergers (including forward and reverse merger transactions)
  • Share Purchases and Exchanges (including Section 338(h)(10) elections)
  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Reorganizations, Divestitures and Consolidations
  • Redemptions
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Management Buyouts
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Due Diligence
  • Integration Planning

Commercial Transactions

  • Purchase and Sale of Goods
  • Supply Agreements and Manufacturing Agreements
  • Sales Representative and Distributor Agreements
  • Sales Terms and Conditions
  • Equipment Purchasing and Leasing
  • Confidentiality and Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Employment and Consulting Agreements
  • Equity Compensation and Employee Incentive Arrangements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Standard Contract Templates
  • Secured Transactions
  • Leases and other Real Estate Agreements
  • Research Funding and Clinical Trial Agreements
  • Airplane Purchase and Sale Transactions

Financing Matters

  • Traditional Secured and Unsecured Commercial Loans
  • Mezzanine and Subordinated Debt
  • Private Placement of Equity and Debt
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions

Intellectual Property and Licensing

  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Technology and Joint Development Agreements
  • Evaluation and Protection of Intellectual Property

Dispute Resolutions and Litigation

  • Commercial Collection Matters
  • Commercial Arbitration and Litigation
  • Litigation Strategy and Management

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