We assist business clients in sophisticated purchase and sale transactions, ownership transfer matters, corporate and partnership reorganizations, corporate restructurings and recapitalizations, and private equity transactions. Our lawyers have extensive experience in the acquisition, disposition and consolidation of businesses, including mergers, leveraged buyouts, stock and asset purchases, and sales and divestitures, as well as the sale or combination of publicly and privately held companies. The firm also assists business owners and management in evaluating and responding to extraordinary corporate transactions.
In addition, our team has extensive experience in the formation and operation of all forms of businesses, including limited liability companies, corporations, joint ventures, and general and limited partnerships. We also handle matters involving licensing and technology, changes in control, and negotiating and drafting business agreements, such as shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, option agreements, and employment and consulting contracts.
We also regularly advise companies, as well as their corporate management, boards of directors and board committees, on a wide variety of corporate governance matters. These include fiduciary duties, board oversight responsibilities, financial disclosure and legal compliance. Our advice relates to the procedural aspects and legal consequences of corporate actions, including corporate and securities transactions, stock option issues and general corporate matters. Depending on the client, such work may also involve counsel regarding a wide range of business actions and responses – mixing legal issues with sound, practical advice. Our broad client base allows us to provide counsel regarding best practices and trends in such matters as directors’ and officers’ responsibilities, board and committee practices, disclosure controls and procedures, internal controls, executive compensation and more.
Our highly sought-after corporate law team is known for its sophisticated advice and counsel on the full spectrum of issues our clients encounter.