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Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions


The attorneys below specialize in this
practice area.

The lawyers of our Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions practice advise companies ranging from start-ups to well-established, small and large, private and public companies. Our clients come from such industries as banking, construction, real estate development, distribution, finance, health care, professional sports and manufacturing, and include buyers, sellers, investors, strategic partners, venture groups, investment firms, shareholder groups, boards of directors and financial advisers.

For many of our clients, our representation includes assisting with selecting and forming an appropriate legal structure for their current or prospective business. We offer all legal services required to start and finance partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, joint ventures and other business structures.

Our lawyers have a well-established record of successful representation of clients in connection with significant mergers, acquisitions and divestitures involving regional and national clients in the public and private sectors, including mergers and consolidations, stock or asset acquisitions and dispositions, divestitures, leveraged and management buyouts, strategic alliances, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.

In connection with such representation, our lawyers routinely draw upon broad expertise in related areas such as tax, corporate finance, banking, securities law, employee benefits, real estate and executive compensation. This multidisciplinary approach permits our clients to achieve their goals and objectives in the most effective manner possible.

Representative matters include:

  • Advising minority owners of a consumer product distributorship on a joint venture for the distributorship.
  • Advising owners of a closely held wholesale hardware business on the sale of the business to a Fortune 100 buyer.
  • Advising owners of a closely held furniture manufacturer on the sale of the business to a publicly-traded buyer.