Corporate Law

Our specific areas of expertise include:

  • Formation, Governance and Compliance – structuring and entity formation, bylaws, operating agreements, partnership agreements and other organizational documents, board meetings and minutes, record keeping and document retention, fiduciary obligations and oversight, related party transactions and conflicts of interest
  • Commercial Law – letters of credit, title documents, UCC issues, transportation-related issues, licensing, supply and distribution agreements, consulting and service agreements, market development, outsourcing, joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Technology – master services agreements, software, data and content license agreements, end-user license agreements, subscription agreements, managed services agreements and development agreements, strategic alliances and joint ventures

We have handled matters such as:

  • Creating the optimal debt, equity and investment structure for a boutique investment firm
  • Structuring and documenting the hedge fund investments of a high-net-worth individual
  • Negotiating exclusive territory distribution agreements on behalf of a Chicago, Illinois art gallery
  • Negotiating service, license and other agreements on behalf of an industrial chemical manufacturer
  • Structuring, negotiating and documenting the buyout of a partner in a Chicago, Illinois medical practice
  • Structuring, negotiating and documenting the separation of a real estate investment group with holdings in multiple jurisdictions