We strive to understand our clients’ business operations and to provide efficient, cost-effective counsel to successful and emerging private companies. Our experience covers a broad range of privately held businesses – owned by one or more individuals, families, employee stock ownership plans, private equity funds or venture capital funds.

We provide counsel on:

  • Business acquisitions
  • Divestitures and other exit strategies
  • Private equity infusions and initial public offerings
  • Financing arrangements
  • Business succession and estate planning
  • Tax strategies
  • Equity and equity based compensation
  • Intellectual property
  • Corporate governance
  • Significant commercial/business transactions

We share a common goal with our clients – helping businesses succeed – and the belief that there is no one-size-fits-all formula for obtaining success. We recognize the unique opportunities and challenges encountered by privately held businesses and are committed to partnering with them and delivering customized advice and solutions to help achieve success, however they define it. We are committed to leveraging our firm’s broad capabilities and focus on providing practical solutions to guide private companies through large, complex transactions as well as day-to-day legal issues.