Business, Corporate & Securities

Our corporate and securities attorneys structure the details of the organization and operation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, joint ventures, business trusts and foundations. We have decades of experience in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, finance and antitrust.  Our clients are the newest technology businesses, and the most established regulated industries, companies in high-tech and low-tech.  They include energy giants, telecommunications providers, manufacturers, hedge funds and private equity investors.  Closely held and start up businesses turn to us for superior personal service through the unique situations they face.

We act as counsel in connection with leveraged buy-outs, public and private offerings, tender offers, venture capital, and private equity.  We handle corporate reorganizations, recapitalizations, intellectual property licensing and transfers.  

We represent entrepreneurs and established businesses, lenders and borrowers in every aspect of their business, including:

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Contracts and Licensing
  • Employment and Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation
  • Franchises
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Securities and Private Placements
  • Stock Options & Equity Incentive Compensation
  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies

Representative Transactions

Ongoing representation of a multi-national entity in all aspects of its business from its founding to its current position as a leading generator of solar power in India and other emerging markets, including corporate and holding company structures, strategic partnerships, project development and related contracting, and debt, equity and bank financing matters.

Represented provider of cloud-based unified communications applications in $120 million acquisition by major communications services company.

Ongoing representation of venture capital firm in investments in and recapitalizations of portfolio companies in multiple sectors.

Represented national provider of shopping information in $75 million acquisition by three leading national media companies.

Represented minority stockholders in the $2.1 billion sale of a media, manufacturing and real estate conglomerate.

Represented leading electronic brokerage firm in $50 million sale to Fortune 500 company.

Represented real estate developer in acquisition of $20 million student housing portfolio including, among other things, advising on structure of management company, the organization and structure of the acquisition company, and negotiating and closing equity and bank financings.

Serve as outside general counsel to numerous small to mid-size privately-held companies (C corporations, S corporations and limited liability companies) advising on all manner of organizational, contract, shareholder, compensation and employee matters, debt, equity and bank financings, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and other customary legal matters.