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Corporate and Business Counseling

Our firm's Corporate and Business Counseling Practice Group helps clients make the most of their business opportunities through insightful and focused legal advice.

By immersing ourselves in your business, we gain invaluable industry insights and a thorough knowledge and appreciation of your individual needs and objectives. This collaborative approach produces exceptional results.

Pedersen clients benefit from superlative service and responsive representation in a number of areas:

Banking and Financing We represent both lenders and borrowers in a wide range of commercial real estate finance matters. We tailor traditional and innovative lending structures to meet the highly sophisticated transactional needs of our clients.  More about our practice.

Franchise Law
We take a personal approach in our counseling of a wide range of start-up and expanding businesses regarding the distribution of their products and services through franchising and distribution channels, as well as in our representation of franchisors, franchisees, and other sellers of products and services.  More about our practice.

General Business Counseling
Our practice meets the day-to-day needs of small, entrepreneurial concerns, middle market businesses, and well-established companies with targeted advice and a complete array of legal servicesMore about our practice.

Mergers and Acquisitions
We provide multi-disciplinary representation to buyers and sellers in the full range of merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions, including asset and stock sales, leveraged buyouts and tax-free reorganizations.  More about our practice.

Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds
We help both institutional and individual investors navigate the complexities of capital formation by deploying a variety of private equity and venture capital vehicles that meet their needs – and fuel their growth. We are experienced in the full range of private equity, venture capital, and debt financing transactions, from fund formation to private equity placements.  More about our practice.

The Pedersen team counsels start-up and middle market private and publicly held companies, as well as private investors on complex securities law issues, ranging from initial public stock offerings and private placements to Sarbanes-Oxley complianceMore about our practice.

Taxation and Organization Planning
We provide our corporate clients with complete tax and transaction planning advice on new business formation, tax savings programs, and issues relating to mergers, acquisitions, and divestituresMore about our practice.

Technology and Intellectual Property
We help our clients identify, develop, protect, and defend their invaluable intellectual property assets with trademarks, copyrights, licenses, patents, and more.  More about our practice.