International and domestic industries of all types have harnessed the extensive legal experience and business acumen of Locke Lord’s team of corporate attorneys for more than 100 years. Whether clients are entrepreneurs launching new endeavors or are established Fortune 500 corporations entering into complex transactions, Locke Lord’s corporate attorneys have the know-how and the vision to successfully tackle their corporate and transactional needs.
Our attorneys regularly represent both publicly-traded entities and private concerns and are qualified to develop strategic solutions to corporate issues in any industry. Locke Lord’s reputation for timing and business judgment is top-notch, and we are known for our outstanding client service. From advising clients on an initial public offering to handling a billion dollar tender offer, our corporate attorneys have access to the full range of services offered within Locke Lord. We take an aggressive and creative approach to issues without overstaffing, giving our clients the benefit of our many years of experience without the cost of unnecessary manpower.
The firm’s corporate practice spans a wide range of industries, including insurance and financial services, energy, entertainment and media, chemical and mining, electronics, technology and biotechnology, manufacturing and distribution, maritime, marine terminal development, shipping and transportation, real estate, health care and education. Many of our attorneys have direct work experience or many years of involvement in the industries in which they focus, and we draw upon the skills of our colleagues in the tax, ERISA, intellectual property, labor and employment, environmental and litigation practice areas.
Our corporate practice has separate groups of attorneys organized into sections for practices in each of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, global investment, private equity, investment adviser and fund management, corporate trust, general corporate and corporate governance, technology transactions, film, television and sports, franchise and public finance. Locke Lord’s Corporate Law practice area consistently ranks in the top level of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report. Several of our attorneys have been recognized in publications such as Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.
Locke Lord corporate attorneys have a global perspective when it comes to dealing with complex financial and business transactions in other parts of the world. We work extensively with both foreign and domestic clients on a wide range of transactions.
We work with clients to structure, negotiate and close virtually any type of corporate or finance transaction. We regularly represent publicly-held entities in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and general corporate matters. We also represent issuers and investment banking firms in public and private financings and in franchise and distribution. Our attorneys are skilled at technology transactions and dealings within the film, television and sports industries.
In today’s often chaotic atmosphere of corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and mergers, Locke Lord has a firm grasp of the legal, political, and economic issues our clients face. Our extensive experience, coupled with our practical team-oriented approach, enables us to maximize value in virtually any transaction for our clients during all phases of corporate development. We build strong, long-lasting relationships with our clients and demonstrate unmatched loyalty in our service.
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