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In addition to general counsel services, the Firm provides the following legal services:

General Corporate Counseling

  • Advise clients on choice of business entity (i.e. corporations, LLC’s, etc.) and capitalization structure
  • Compliance with state and federal securities laws
  • Draft syndication documents and filings
  • Draft shareholder agreements
  • Compliance with applicable corporate governance laws and regulations
  • Stock option plan formation, implementation and maintenance
  • Protection of intellectual property

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Negotiate M&A term sheets and draft transaction documents
  • Advise clients on M&A strategy and deal structure
  • Coordinate due diligence process and review

Real Estate Transactions

  • Negotiate purchase and sales agreements, and draft transaction documents
  • Negotiate leases and draft lease transaction drafts
  • Coordinate due diligence process and review

Healthcare Law

  • Provide Medicare safe harbor audits
  • Negotiate and draft ASC formation documents and syndications
  • Representation of Hospitals and physician groups
  • Formation of IPA’s
  • Negotiation and draft hospital and physician group purchase agreements

Equity Financings

  • Negotiation of venture financing term sheets and transaction documents
  • Advice on financing, business plans, private placement, and investor presentations
  • Representation of both companies and venture capital investors
  • Onsite coordination of due diligence process on behalf of company clients
  • Due diligence review on behalf of investor clients

Debt Financings

  • Negotiate commitment letters, debt financing term sheets and loan and security documents
  • Advise clients on loan and security structure and strategy, including asset-based financings, letter-of-credit facilities, investment grade bank and non-investment grade credit facilities, and medium-term note programs
  • Represent companies, commercial banks and financial sponsors
  • Coordinate due diligence process and collateral review on behalf of clients

Employment Counseling

  • Employment agreements
  • Represent companies in dealing with key executive agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Advising HR department on recruitment, hiring and terminations
  • Employee Handbooks

Technology Licensing/Commercial Agreements

  • Representation of domestic and international clients
  • Inbound and outbound licensing transactions
  • Reseller, distribution, sales channel and supplier agreements
  • Nondisclosure, consulting, and professional services agreements
  • Joint marketing, partnering and strategic alliance agreements
  • Vendor agreements and debt instruments

Estate and Succession Planning and Administration

  • Succession planning for closely held companies
  • Estate planning for individuals
  • Trust and estate administration
  • Asset protection