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Corporate and Business Transactions

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Spencer Fane Corporate and Business Transactions attorneys serve clients ranging in size from small start-up entities to very large public companies, providing responsive day-to-day legal advice on all aspects of corporate operations critical to their success.

Our attorneys provide guidance in business transactions of all types. We maintain a commitment to a complete understanding of legal matters related to general corporate and partnership law; acquisition, disposition, merger, and reorganization transactions; commercial and contract law; federal and state taxation; securities law; business workouts, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy proceedings; and other areas of business-related law.

Our firm represents domestic and international businesses, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, public utilities, service and professional businesses, financial institutions, construction companies, institutional investors, telecommunications and media companies, software developers, and other technology clients. Our broad range of experience allows us to productively and efficiently serve as outside general counsel to closely-held businesses.

We recognize that each transaction is important to the future of a business and its owners. Because of this magnitude, our attorneys work to develop a deep understanding of each client’s unique objectives. This foundation helps us guide each client through the business decisions, mergers, and acquisitions that pave the way for its continued growth and success. We pride ourselves on our deep understanding in a wide range of corporate finance options, including private placements, venture capital/private equity investments, and traditional debt financing, and providing counsel on corporate structure, family succession planning, executive compensation arrangements, licensing, other business agreements, and negotiated resolutions of business disputes.

Our firm also represents a large number of trade associations and other nonprofit organizations, and regularly deals with the tax, antitrust, governance, and other issues that those entities face.

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