Jaffe's Corporate Practice Group serves the day-to-day business and transaction legal needs of a variety of clients located across the country ranging from development stage entrepreneurial businesses to large publicly traded companies. We share our clients' entrepreneurial passion and deliver responsive representation. Our corporate lawyers leverage their extensive experience and expertise to provide pragmatic, yet innovative counsel on business formation, financing, operation, structuring and governance. We identify and provide creative solutions for our clients in light of the myriad factors affecting their businesses at any given time.
We advise clients in forming business entities and developing and implementing exit strategies. We are experienced in negotiating, drafting and reviewing agreements of all types, including employment, distribution, manufacturing, licensing, and agreements. Our lawyers regularly advise on technology licensing, transfer and collaboration arrangements for information, life sciences and other technologies.
Our sophisticated national mergers and acquisitions practice extends to both public and private companies. We expertly negotiate and structure mergers, stock and asset purchases and divestitures, both tax-free and taxable, spin-offs, recapitalizations and management buyouts. Our corporate attorneys are experienced in developing creative strategies designed to navigate the issues that arise in all phases of these transactions and maximize value for our clients. We are sensitive to the issues of family-owned businesses looking to partner with private equity investors to sell a minority or controlling interests in their businesses while protecting the value created by their entrepreneurship. In addition, we have a robust practice in representing clients in the electronic payments industry in merger and acquisition transactions and are well versed in the special considerations applicable to such transactions in that industry.
Our breadth of experience, highly specialized expertise in business, corporate and commercial law, and innovative approach allow us to expeditiously solve our clients' legal challenges and add significant value to their business endeavors.
- Business law and planning
- Corporate governance
- Entity organization: corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships
- General contract law
- International business transactions
- Joint ventures
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Venture capital and private equity transactions