Business and Corporate

Milligan Lawless attorneys counsel clients on a wide variety of business matters for clients ranging from individuals to privately held businesses to public corporations.  Clients span major industry segments including manufacturing, distributing, retailing, banking, finance, technology, e-commerce, sports and entertainment, insurance, real estate, health care, biotechnology, service, and tourism.

We assist clients with a variety of matters, from the start-up of a business enterprise through all aspects of its evolution and operation. These matters include: corporate governance, including participation in board and management meetings and drafting internal governing documents such as articles, bylaws, minutes and shareholder agreements; dispute resolution; contractual matter; and real estate transactions. Our attorneys also represent clients in connection with the buying, selling, merging, and consolidation of businesses, and advise them in structuring strategic alliances and forming joint ventures.

Milligan Lawless’ merger and acquisition attorneys regularly represent a variety of clients, including public and private companies, investment banks, private equity funds, special board committees and lenders, in transactions ranging from small product line acquisitions to complex multi-billion dollar mergers. Our attorneys’ extensive experience allows us to efficiently achieve our clients’ objectives.

Our experience includes:

  • Asset and stock acquisitions and divestitures
  • Mergers
  • Negotiated and hostile tender and exchange offers
  • Leveraged and management buyouts
  • Private equity and venture capital investments
  • Joint venture transactions
  • Recapitalizations and reorganizations