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Spencer Fane’s Corporate Group serves clients ranging in size from small start-up entities to very large public companies, providing day-to-day legal advice on all aspects of corporate operations.

AtLast Fulfillment Inc. Aquired by Newgistics

Spencer Fane & Grimshaw Partner Paul Hanely represented AtLast in the transaction.

Board Leadership and Community Service

Paul Hanley has a cumulative total of over 50 years of board and community leadership service. Paul has been publicly elected to governmental boards seven times. He has over eight years of active experience on audit committees of organizations with over $500 million in assets.

Court Rules in Favor of Insurer on Stockholder, Executive Officer Coverage Issue

Spencer Fane wins summary judgment in favor of insurer, avoiding costly trial and discovery.

Family Limited Partnerships

Family limited partnerships (sometimes called FLPs) are limited partnerships that are principally used to transfer wealth among members of the same family. They are completely legal and are used to reduce the level of taxation, but they may not be used to evade taxes. Family limited partnerships have several benefits.

Hanley Leads Successful Proxy Fight

Paul Hanley led a team of Spencer Fane attorneys, including Ron Fano, Lisa Mayers, and Emily Taylor, in a successful eight-month long proxy fight that resulted in a change of control of the Board of Directors of a Colorado corporation headquartered in California.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Paul Hanley, along with other corporate attorneys at Spencer Fane, represents clients in all types of acquisition and sale transactions including purchases or sales of assets or stock, mergers, tax-free reorganizations, and leveraged buyouts. Paul also handles recapitalizations and restructurings, including spin-offs, divestitures, and other techniques for maximizing value. Paul often assists clients in non-brokered strategic acquisitions.

Private Equity and Debt Finance

Private equity capital, venture capital, and private placements from angel and other accredited investors are important sources of capital.

UCC Strict Foreclosure

Our client held over $1 million in secured debt, but it was subordinated to several million dollars of senior secured debt that was in default. The senior lender had started a replevin action to repossess the debtor’s business collateral.