Business leaders rely on Shackelford for all types of transactions and entity formation. Shackelford represents public and private businesses, entrepreneurs and investors in public and private equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, bond financings, private placements, and other business transactions. We work closely with clients to provide cost-effective advice in line with the clients’ strategic and economic objectives.
Shackelford’s attorneys work with businesses to choose the most suitable legal structure, such as a partnership, corporation or limited liability company, to advise businesses that operate in the corporate form on governance issues raised by having a board of directors, and helping structure joint ventures, strategic alliances and other partnering arrangements. Our expertise in the corporate and related practice areas include the following:
- Entity Formation and Structuring
- General Business Representation
- Corporate Governance
- Private Placements
- Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments
- Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Public Offerings of Equity and Debt Securities
- Federal and state securities Reporting and Compliance
- Divestitures and Asset Sales
- Roll-Ups and Spin-Offs
- Leveraged Buyouts
The industry expertise of our corporate section attorneys includes aviation, the retail automobile industry, energy – both fossil fuels and renewable, financial services, real estate (including the residential housing market) and technology. Our business experience and legal expertise enables us to execute complex and routine public and private corporate, securities, capital markets, and M&A transactions efficiently and knowledgeably consistent with the requirements of our clients.