Our experienced business attorneys assist individuals and their businesses in acquisitions/mergers, contracts/agreements, corporate finance, and securities/regulations. We advise both startups and sophisticated investors as they locate new investment opportunities, solve complex problems, and manage tax exposure efficiently.
From advising sole proprietors on choosing the right form of business entity, to helping large organizations restructure and adapt to changing markets, to advising large organizations on tax-efficient restructuring and to adapt to changing markets, business opportunities and tax laws, we offer the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience that clients have come to rely on when the need for quality legal advice arises.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Companies undertaking a merger and/or an acquisition face a host of regulatory hurdles, tax considerations and analysis, and shareholder obligations, among others. Our office has extensive experience guiding our clients through all types of mergers and acquisitions, including tax-free spinoffs and divisions, leveraged buyouts, and private capital raising. Our firm brings a unique combination of tax and transactional expertise along with a negotiating style that is seminal for success.
Types of Mergers and Acquisitions
Our firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice is both domestic and international in scope. We represent both acquiring and selling companies, private investors, and numerous others in mergers and acquisitions transactions originating in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. We specialize in handling transactions for small and closely held businesses. We assist in all aspects of a given transaction, from financing, regulatory approval, due diligence, and drafting of transaction documents.
Business Transactions Law
Our firm provides full-service counsel to many privately-held/family-owned businesses (domestic and foreign). Our services encompass the spectrum of challenges and opportunities our clients encounter through their business lifecycle from formation to daily operations, raising capital and complying with securities law, and assistance with corporate governance. We like to bring both a financial and practical business application to our clients.