“We assist individuals and companies, both small and large, as well as their senior executives and boards of directors, in helping them execute complex business transactions.”
The Firm was founded by a business lawyer who wanted to help companies succeed and grow. With over twelve years of experience, we understand more than ever how to get business done in an increasingly complex and regulated marketplace. This Firm advises clients on regulatory and legal aspects of all business transactions, as well as ongoing compliance with U.S. securities laws and regulations. The Firm has the unique ability to handle complex legal matters while providing you with a close, personal service often not available at larger firms.
We assist individuals and companies, both small and large, as well as their senior executives and boards of directors, in helping them execute complex business transactions. We also assist a wide variety of other business clients, ranging from entrepreneurs, family offices and startups, to private equity funds, venture capital firms and closely held corporations.
We have “in house” legal experience that gives us a unique insight on what role legal advisors should play in accomplishing the business objectives of a client. We are also business owners so we understand and can appreciate the issues you face in operating your business.
Our legal services are diverse and include:
- We help start companies and raise capital.
- We assist with initiating, structuring, financing and closing deals to buy and sell companies.
- We advise on reporting, disclosure and other compliance requirements.
- We counsel and train management and boards of directors on corporate governance.
Business Contract Review
“The Firm prides itself on drafting, revising and negotiating contracts that are customized to the organization and operation of your business.”
Contracts are the foundation of a stable business. The Firm prides itself on drafting, revising and negotiating contracts that are customized to the organization and operation of your business.
We have extensive experience reviewing the following:
- Employment contracts and Independent Contractors
- Commercial Leases and Real Estate Transactions
- Confidentiality Agreements
- Equipment Leases and Financing Documents
- Vendor Service Agreements
- Product Purchase Agreements
Public companies need experienced lawyers who can make sense of the ever-changing requirements of the capital markets.
The Firm helps companies raise capital and comply with evolving federal and state securities laws. We help guide clients through the complexities of securities laws and practices affecting their businesses.
We assist both U.S. and foreign companies and investment banks with a broad array of securities transactions, including:
- Initial public offerings
- Securities Offerings, Registration & Regulation
- Private Placements
- Secondary offerings
- Rights offerings
- Registered direct offerings
- PIPE transactions
We also advise companies on their periodic reporting, public disclosure, shareholder proposals and other compliance requirements, as well as compliance with the listing requirements of stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange.
For boards of directors, audit committees, compensation committees and special committees, we offer counsel and training on a broad range of corporate governance matters, including:
- Governance best practices
- Fairness Opinions
- Activist shareholders
- Compensation issues
- CEO succession planning
- Compliance with institutional shareholder guidelines
- Organizational structures and policies
- Related party transactions and conflicts of interest
- Fiduciary duties
Mergers and Acquisitions
When you believe it is time to sell your business or are thinking about buying a business, we can help. We listen to our clients and deliver practical and effective solutions tailored specifically to meet each client’s unique business needs. The Firm anticipates roadblocks and evaluates the opportunities that clients face on the way to closing a deal. We work closely with all relevant parties to ensure an efficient and accurate ownership transition.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Due diligence
- NDAs and LOIs
- Transaction financing
- Transaction structure
- Definitive Agreements
General Counsel Services
We understand that not all business can afford to keep a full-time attorney on payroll. But many business understand that they can’t take chances with the law. As your company’s general counsel, the Firm can help you navigate a variety of legal issues, including such matters as the following:
- Relationships with management, employees or independent contractors
- Contract review
- Licensing, distributing, marketing or protecting intellectual Property
- Resolving business disputes
- Debt collection
You will have access to an attorney to help you resolve day-to-day issues that may arise when operating your business. As an experienced business adviser, the Firm understands that your company’s vitality depends on a firm grasp of the financial, organizational and legal factors that form the context of your market and opportunities for profit. Our advice about your business operations therefore emphasizes practical possibilities over theoretical abstractions. We will strive to get you the answer you need in a competent and efficient manner. Outsourcing your general counsel needs gives you the advantage of having regular access to a full-time lawyer without the excessive cost.
Our fixed monthly fee arrangement is ideal for many businesses.