Corporate Law Practice

Our attorneys are passionate about working with early-stage technology companies, as well as the investors who fund them, and are committed to providing the highest quality legal services while drawing on our business experience.

 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Carr & Ferrell offers a broad range of expertise in mergers and acquisitions, with experience representing both privately and publicly held companies in negotiating consolidations, roll-ups, reorganizations, privatizations and leveraged buyouts.

The attorneys in Carr & Ferrell’s mergers and acquisitions practice bring extensive corporate, securities, and tax law expertise, as well as practical hands-on experience, to assist clients in structuring, negotiating and implementing M&A transactions of all sizes and complexities. Our practice includes the representation of public and private companies, both acquirers and target companies, boards of directors, management buyout groups, subordinated lenders and equity participants.

Our experience covers a broad range of industries including technology, manufacturing, media, health care, and financial services, among many others. Our multidisciplinary practice allows us to further address our clients’ business and diligence needs. Collaborating across practice areas with attorneys in our litigation and intellectual property practice groups, our corporate attorneys work efficiently and creatively to facilitate the deal.

With a long history of success, our corporate attorneys seamlessly address the myriad business and company issues that our emerging company clients face.

  • Practice scope
  • Stock acquisitions, mergers and tax-free reorganizations
  • Spin-offs/split-offs
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Corporate financings
  • Going private transactions
  • Roll-ups
  • Joint venture formation and operation
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Employee and executive retention, compensation and non-competition matters

Meet the Corporate partners

Barry A. Carr

Co-founder

Recognized by San Jose Magazine as one of Silicon Valley’s top corporate lawyers for five consecutive years, and by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine as one of the top three venture capital lawyers in the Bay Area, Barry has provided extensive corporate guidance to public and private companies in a wide variety of technology and non-technology industries, as well as numerous to venture capital clients.

barry@carrferrell.com

Jill’s practice focuses on financing and commercial transactions for emerging technology and life science companies, alongside a seasoned practice representing venture capital firms and other individual and institutional investors.

jfishbein@carrferrell.com

Neal Williams

Partner

Neal’s practice encompasses advice on the development, licensing and protection of intellectual property, as well as general corporate matters. Neal also serves as general corporate counsel to start-up and mid-level private companies.

nwilliams@carrferrell.com