Practice Areas

Corporate, Finance & Securities

Greenberg Glusker’s Corporate Law Group advises clients in all aspects of their business operations, as well as in complex business transactions.  Our guiding principles are to deliver true value to our clients, to provide them with well-informed legal recommendations, and to assist them in achieving their business objectives. 

Greenberg Glusker’s seasoned attorneys advise clients in all aspects of their business legal needs, including:

  • Day-to-day operational issues
  • Federal and state securities law compliance
  • Licensing and distribution agreements
  • Public company SEC
  • Financing transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Intellectual property
  • Tax compliance
  • Employment law

The attorneys at our Corporate Law Group also possess the knowledge and experience in representing business clients in complex undertakings such as mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, recapitalizations, restructurings, buy-outs, asset sales and other dispositions. 

As outside general counsel for many of our business clients, our clients look to us as their trusted advisors.  It is a position we hold with pride and commitment.  Our services assist business clients in their strategic planning and succession planning to ensure their continued growth and success while assisting them in their risk management.  We provide a range of advice as expansive and sophisticated as are the issues that confront our clients.  We adopt a multi-disciplinary approach in rendering our services where considerations of tax goals, investment objectives and business risks are collectively taken into account in formulating our recommendations.  We bring effective and balanced legal solutions to our clients’ complicated business issues.

Our broad range of business clients consist of private and public companies, private equity funds, financial institutions and individuals, ranging from start-up ventures and middle market businesses, to large multinational corporations.  Given that our clients operate in all sectors of the economy, we tailor our representation specifically to address each client’s unique and evolving needs.  We understand that each client is different, so we customize our representation for each client.

Our attorneys provide clients with a breadth of business legal expertise and knowledge base most commonly associated with mega-size law firms.  Where Greenberg Glusker truly excels is at servicing clients in our best-of-both-worlds approach – big firm quality and capabilities combined with a client-focused approach by our attentive, responsive accessible lawyers.

For more information, please contact Benjamin Alexander.

  • Represented LIOCO Wine Company in the restructuring of its ownership group, in connection with which outstanding debt was canceled and converted to equity, and a co-founder sold a portion of his equity interest in the company to one of the converted debt holders.
  • Represented an entertainment executive in connection with his employment as the head of the film making division of a major entertainment company.
  • Assisted selling shareholders to structure share buyback of minority interests in family-owned and other closely held businesses with annual revenue ranging from $8 million to $80 million; the successful processes involved business valuation experts and business consultants familiar with the dynamic of owners of closely held businesses
  • Acted as outside counsel to K2 Network in connection with a recapitalization transaction, in which three different series of preferred stock were converted to common stock and the company's senior secured credit facility was restructured.
  • Represented The Sports Club Company in selling to affiliates of Equinox Holdings, Inc., its four remaining health and fitness clubs located in West Los Angeles, Irvine and Beverly Hills, CA, and at Rockefeller Center in New York City
  • Ongoing representation of one of the largest privately-held landscape services companies in the United States in connection with a series of strategic asset and stock acquisitions of regional landscape construction and landscape maintenance businesses. Purchases range from $3 million to $45 million.
  • Represented a publicly-held operator of high-end health and fitness clubs in selling selected clubs that operated primarily in the East to one of the operator’s shareholders for $80 million. As part of the sale, we also represented the company in refinancing $50 million of real estate-secured debt.
  • Represented a privately-held internet video streaming company in a sale to a large, publicly-held media company for $52 million.
  • Represented a privately-held financial software developer in a sale to a publicly-held financial services company.  The deal involved a combination of cash and securities valued at approximately $30 million.
  • Represented a principal shareholder of a privately-held credit card processing company who sold her equity stake to another existing shareholder for $140 million.
  • Represented a sports icon in acquiring an equity interest in, and finalizing a multi-year contract to serve as head coach of, an NHL hockey team, and in dozens of endorsement and licensing arrangements with companies as varied as Anheuser-BuschFordMcDonald’s and Pepsi.
  • Represented an Emmy-award winning actress in connection with a number of endorsement, licensing and branding opportunities in which her name, image and likeness were used to promote the sale of different types of products, from skin care to home furnishings and apparel.
  • Represented a privately-held food distribution company in acquiring selected operating divisions of Heinz Food for an aggregate consideration exceeding $10 million.
  • Ongoing representation of a syndicator of apartment projects in a series of equity raises for acquisitions of apartment projects in Southern California aggregating approximately $350 million.