Corporate & Securities

Kelly Hart’s Corporate & Securities attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to individuals and private and publicly held companies that engage in a wide array of business activities. Our clients include operating companies, individual and institutional investors, hedge funds and investment advisors. Our Corporate and Securities attorneys have expertise in all forms of business enterprise, including corporations, general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies. We have extensive experience in creating sophisticated, multi-tiered ownership structures and in forming private investment funds whose purpose is to raise and invest capital. We represent clients in a variety of business activities, including:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • federal and state securities laws compliance
  • private and public equity and debt offerings
  • executive compensation
  • employment agreements
  • incentive stock plans
  • severance arrangements
  • anti-takeover measures such as “poison pills” and proxy contests
  • corporate governance matters for both executive management and boards of directors