Our Business Law attorneys provide strategic, transactional and ongoing legal counsel for emerging and established companies in diverse industries and sectors. Our clients include public and privately held companies, partnerships, limited liability companies and individual entrepreneurs, helping them with all types of corporate matters, transactions and investments, including:

  • initial entity organization and restructurings
  • corporate governance matters
  • venture capital and other equity investments
  • debt financings
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • joint ventures
  • trademarks and patents
  • tax matters
  • securities matters

We also represent all categories of participants in transactions, including buyers, sellers, major stockholders, lenders, management, special board committees, venture capitalists, individual investors, private equity funds, state agencies and others.

Our philosophy is to provide solid value to our client companies and their leaders by offering sound, practical guidance and by helping to formulate winning strategies. We work closely with clients to understand the issues unique to their businesses. We build relationships with our clients beyond singular transactions, so that we can offer individualized advice to help clients implement their objectives and achieve their long-term goals. We work in collaboration with corporate managers, inside counsel and accountants, and other outside advisors to execute our clients’ plans effectively.

Our clients also benefit from a comprehensive range of seamless legal representation when, if the need arises, coordinating with other Jones Waldo attorneys who have expertise in a variety of areas often connected with business law, such as banking, real estate, environmental, and immigration.

The skill and expertise of our Business Law attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Super Lawyers.

Rob Alston is the current Business Department Chair.