Corporate and Securities Practice


Corporate and Securities Law

We assist companies to accomplish their strategic and financial objectives at all stages throughout the business life cycle. We offer actionable advice and value-added representation to business owners as their enterprises develop, grow, and mature.


Solutions for Businesses at All Stages of Development

Our Corporate and Securities Practice Group delivers sophisticated solutions for businesses at all stages of development from formation, raising seed money, through growth financings and exit events. We represent emerging and established companies and their owners, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital and individual investors with their commercial and transactional needs. Our attorneys work to understand the legal and business environments in which our clients operate. We seek to provide practical, no-nonsense legal advice that takes into account the business realities our clients face.


Venture Capital Financings and Private Placements

We represent issuers and investors in venture capital financings and all manner of private placements. We work with companies operating across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on technology, start-up and emerging growth businesses. Our lawyers also counsel and advise venture capital funds, corporate venture capital groups, pooled investment vehicles, and angel, seed and high net worth investors.

ILG has the knowledge and skills necessary to handle the most sophisticated private securities transactions. We provide strategic and ongoing representation to investors and issuers in a wide variety of venture capital contexts, including preferred equity and convertible debt transactions. Our lawyers also represent issuers, agents and investors in private placements of equity and debt securities.


Flat Fee and Alternative Billing

Our lawyers often work with small and mid-sized companies on hourly, monthly or project-based fee billing arrangements. Whether it is a specific contract, an ongoing special or overflow counsel role, a roll-up, or sale of the company, we strive to solve legal problems at a cost that makes sense and adds the most value.


Outside General Counsel

Our attorneys routinely represent companies and investors as outside general counsel, handling most legal issues including:

  • Entity Selection and Formation
  • Capital Structures and Equity Compensation at the Executive and Employee Levels
  • Corporate Governance
  • Tax Structuring
  • Issuance of Equity and Debt Securities
  • Employment
  • Licensing
  • Funding
  • Reseller Agreements
  • Vendor and Customer Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Equity and Debt Capital-Raising Transactions (involving angels, venture capital firms and other institutional sources of funding)
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and other Change-of-Control Events


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