Attorneys in the Corporate/Securities practice assist clients with forming, financing, buying and selling business entities. We handle mergers and acquisitions and public and private offerings of debt and equity securities for companies of all sizes, from start-ups to public companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ or the over-the-counter market. Our clients include operating companies, financial institutions and other lenders, venture capital and other investment funds, individual investors, entrepreneurs, franchisors and franchisees, board of directors and board committees, shareholders, business executives, joint ventures and syndicates.

We provide legal services in virtually all areas involving corporate and securities matters, including:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Securities Offerings
  • Private Placements
  • Venture Capital
  • Investment Funds
  • SEC Reporting and Compliance
  • Stock Options and Other Equity Compensation
  • Executive Employment Agreements
  • Business Formation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Franchising
  • Tax-Exempt Bonds
  • Corporate Governance
  • Fiduciary Duties of Directors and Officers
  • Tender Offers and Anti-Takeover Defenses
  • Shareholder Agreements and Disputes

Our industry experience includes, among other industries, health care, computer software, Internet and technology companies, manufacturing, bottling, food processing, retailing, venture capital, media, logistics, oil and gas, and energy services.