Corporate and Transactional
A Steady Approach in a Shifting Landscape.
In transactional practice, the landscape is constantly changing. That’s why we stay nimble, working closely with you to tailor the right legal strategy, then adapting as necessary to help achieve success.
We work relentlessly toward the best possible deal in any major transaction – from initial strategy to final paper.
Our clients include multinational corporations, technology-based startups, and private investors. And our experienced team is composed of attorneys attuned to the legal considerations and practical concerns of all of our business-minded clients.
Our Areas of Practice Include:
SLG has deep experience providing public and private companies with corporate governance and compliance services. We help you maintain internal controls and satisfy regulatory requirements, while taking a proactive approach to governance and compliance matters, including drafting up-to-date policies to reflect best practices.
Contract Drafting and Negotiation
We negotiate and draft specific agreements, or draft comprehensive standard templates for use in future transactions. Our attorneys work closely with you to minimize risk and protect you and your business in the event of a future dispute.
We offer legal advice tailored to the practical short-term and long-term business concerns of startup companies. SLG counsels startups on all legal aspects of formation, including entity structure, financing, stockholder/management agreements, leases, technology licenses, liquidity events, and more.
Joint Ventures, Teaming Relationships and Strategic Relationships
SLG provides a range of services for clients seeking to enter into joint ventures, cross-border relationships and other strategic partnerships. Our attorneys will help you tailor a solution to the desired result, focusing on such issues as structuring, licensing, ownership rights and governance.
Corporate Finance and Securities
SLG provides solutions to corporate clients seeking to raise capital. We assist in all manner of corporate finance transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We assist clients in negotiating mergers, acquisitions and other investment transactions. This experience includes regulated industries, and transactions requiring governmental approvals with regard to competition, control, technology, and foreign ownership.
Real Estate Transactions
Whether you’re a developer, financial investor, or other real estate professional, SLG provides a full range of services to assist in every phase of a transaction. We identify your short-term and long-term objectives and help you maximize your investment and minimize costs. SLG attorneys have in-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial sales and leases, residential and commercial developments, financing alternatives, title and contamination issues, construction projects and multiparty transactions.
SLG helps clients in a broad range of energy transactions. Our attorneys have particular experience in alternative and renewable energy transactions involving wind, solar and biofuel technologies. Our clients include renewable energy companies, entrepreneurs and private investors in new energy technologies.
Recent Corporate/ Transactional Successes:
- Drafted and successfully negotiated a long-term agreement for an international company, providing the supply of over $1 billion of equipment to United States military projects by a major defense contractor.
- Assisted a global manufacturer of solar products with the drafting of custom agreement templates to be used for U.S.-based commercial solar installation projects.
- Assisted a publicly traded company with the structure and formation of a foreign-based joint venture company.