Practice/Industry Group Overview
The global economy has ushered in new challenges and opportunities for business. Our corporate attorneys provide guidance necessary to respond to the operating and regulatory needs of our clients and today’s demanding business climate. We represent global companies, including New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market listed companies, which compete in changing domestic and international business environments.
The diversity of our clients’ needs and the complexity of their transactions have earned us a national reputation in securities, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions. The frequency and sophistication of our transactional work have enabled us to gain distinction in several industries, including energy and public utility, manufacturing, financial institutions, and healthcare.
Our transactional business is fortified by interdisciplinary legal skills to assess business risk and resolve disputes arising from complex commercial operations. Our corporate practice includes attorneys with extraordinary commercial experiences involving corporate governance, officer and director fiduciary duties, sophisticated commercial contracting, and regulatory compliance, and is supplemented by other attorneys with experience involving government investigations, antitrust, labor and employment, tax and intellectual property.
Our corporate attorneys are experienced in all aspects of business planning and problem solving, from the formation and initial financing of a business, to acquisitions, mergers, dispositions and liquidations. We have more than 70 attorneys dedicated to corporate transactions and providing legal guidance for:
- General corporate representation
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Commercial contracting
- International trade
- Public offerings and private placement of both debt and equity
- Investment management and private equity
- Joint ventures and international expansion
- Leveraged buyouts and management buyouts
- Equipment financing
- Power and energy regulation and supply agreements
- Entrepreneurial services
Additionally, our corporate attorneys provide guidance to executives and managers in the areas of corporate governance and compliance accountability. Our board member counseling addresses the duties and responsibilities of boards of directors as well as audit, compensation and special committees.