Practice Areas

We offer a full suite of corporate legal services to emerging growth companies, private equity and venture capital firms and financial intermediaries.
Corporate Formation

 

We help entrepreneurs formalize and protect their new ventures through the formation of:

 

  • corporations (c-corps and s-corps)

  • partnerships

  • LLCs

 

We advise clients on the appropriate entity for their new business.

Corporate Governance

 

Tougher legislation, agressive regulatory enforcement and activist stockholders have made good corporate governance critical. 

 

We help ensure compliance with heightened corporate governance standards, while enabling boards and management to achieve their business goals.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We advise sellers and buyers in the purchase or sale of all or part of a business, whether by merger, sale of assets, or sale of equity.

 

We have substantial experience assisting business owners and operators, private equity firms, and financial intermediaries with their M&A transactions.

Joint Ventures

​We advise clients on all types of joint ventures, whether commercial contracts, entity joint ventures, or strategic alliances.

Venture Capital/IPO

​From seed financing for a new business to initial public offerings (IPO), we assist issuers, investors and underwriters with equity or debt offerings.

We have substantial experience assisting start-ups, venture-backed companies, and emerging growth companies with their private and public offerings of securities.

Corporate Basics

 

We assist clients with their daily corporate needs, including drafting and negotiating:

 

  • confidentiality agreements

  • MSAs, supply agreements and other business contacts

  • equity incentive plans