Practice Areas

Corporate, Securities, and Mergers and Acquisitions

As attorneys and advisors, we help our business clients deal with the various legal implications of their activities and achieve their economic goals. We represent clients in a variety of traditional and creative financings and business transactions and approach every matter as dealmakers and problem-solvers.

We are cost-efficient and do not over-staff matters. When requested, we develop realistic timelines and budgets so that our clients can most effectively plan, budget, and utilize our services.

Among the types of transactional matters we handle are:

    • Corporate Finance/Securities


    • Institutional private equity, subordinated debt and mezzanine financings


    • Public offerings representing both issuers and underwriters


    • Formation and financing of private equity and debt funds


    • Private placements of debt and equity securities

    • Mergers and Acquisitions


    • Representation of purchasers and sellers


    • Asset and stock transactions as well as merger transactions


    • Domestic and cross-border transactions


    • Detailed investigation of target businesses


    • Complex planning and structuring

    • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances


    • Formation and financing of independent joint venture entities


    • Corporate partnering arrangements

    • Entity Formation and Regulatory Compliance


    • Structuring and forming business entities (including limited liability companies) Federal securities law periodic reporting compliance for our publicly-held clients

    General contract review and drafting

    • Broker-Dealer Formation and Oversight


    • Public and private investment funds


    • Shareholders' agreements, partnership agreements and employment agreements


Our clients range in size, sophistication and industry. They include multinational publicly-traded companies and local privately-owned businesses as well as sole proprietors, executives, family partnerships and small start-up and early stage businesses. We represent investment and merchant banks, venture capital, growth capital, mezzanine debt and leveraged funds as well as numerous domestic and offshore funds and non-traditional financing sources.