Corporate

Libertas Corporate attorneys are engineered to LEAD. Listen. Explore. Analyze. Deliver. This mantra is applied across a broad spectrum of business clients to help them achieve their business, financial and legal objectives. Our attorneys come from diverse business backgrounds, and are themselves entrepreneurs. We deliver the best counsel to business owners because we know, understand and appreciate business owners. We provide legal services in the context of your business. We work with business owners and operators in creating and then implementing their strategic plans at every stage in the lifecycle of business.

Our services range from planning for the start-up and financing of new ventures, to helping existing companies obtain equity and debt financing in private and public securities markets, to negotiating the acquisition and sale of businesses. Libertas LEADs every type of business, from start-up ventures to closely held firms to publicly traded corporations.

Formation, Structure, Strategy & Operations

Libertas Corporate attorneys have assisted founders in the launch of businesses in many different industries and assisted owners to maintain a competitive edge through efficient design and implementation of strategic and operational policies and procedures. Our services may include:

  • Entity selection
  • Helping business owners formalize their relationships and protect their ownership interests
  • HR Policies (Employment and Retention Strategy)
  • Identifying strategic sources of financing
  • Intellectual Property/Technology Strategy
  • Licensing Strategy
  • Create appropriate policies and agreements to protect companies from securities and regulatory liabilities and to protect intellectual property and trade secrets
  • Negotiation and/or creation and deployment of operational agreements including master services, distribution, supply, employment, license, consulting, non-disclosure and technology development contracts
  • Forming Employee Stock Option Plans for employee ownership of businesses

Mergers and Acquisitions

Libertas M&A practice services a broad range of businesses, from start-up venture capital backed corporations and closely held companies to publicly traded corporations. We have assisted clients in structuring and documenting mergers and acquisitions and purchases and sales of businesses of all sizes and complexities. Our services include:

  • Advising on valuation and deal structure
  • Negotiating/Drafting all documents
  • Navigating due diligence
  • Advising directors, officers and committees on corporate governance and fiduciary obligations

Intellectual Property

We represent a broad range of technology clients in connection with intellectual property acquisition, protection, license and transfer issues, including:

  • IP/Technology portfolio management
  • Acquisition, exploitation, protection, licensing and distribution of patents, trademarks and copyrights
  • Confidentiality programs to protect proprietary information and trade secrets