Reed & Scardino represents companies at every stage of development, from start-ups to large corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and other investors that finance and advise them. Our attorneys strive to provide their clients with practical, efficient and results-oriented legal advice that helps them establish, grow and operate their businesses.
The law is often a means to accomplish a business’ objectives – we take pride in learning and understanding your industry and markets.
Based on our experience with technology, telecommunications, and life science industry clients, we focus on the unique aspects of acquiring and protecting intellectual property assets and understanding the legal system to assist in utilizing those assets to their full potential. In addition, Reed & Scardino has a strong understanding and history of aiding and facilitating foreign entities that wish to establish and operate businesses in the United States. We are a bilingual (Spanish) firm and have experience with Latin American-based and other overseas businesses operating in the United States.
We represent entities that provide private capital, as well as and the companies, management, and entrepreneurs who utilize that capital to acquire, manage and grow their businesses.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Our attorneys have profound experience assisting our clients in buying or selling businesses through asset and stock purchase and sale transactions, mergers, dissolution and distribution, earn-outs and other structures. We can assist with all aspects of the transaction including planning, seeking buyers and sellers, corporate approval and authorization, negotiating, financing and closing the deal. Our attorneys have served as lead counsel for buyers and sellers in purchase and sale transactions ranging from small and medium sized companies to billion dollar enterprises.
Reed & Scardino is proud to have several registered USPTO attorneys. Our partners, counsel and associates, many of whom hold advanced degrees in engineering, have a deep, collective experience in highly technical business enterprises. We strive to focus on clients’ needs to acquire or establish and fully-realize their highly-valued intellectual property assets, often through patents, copyrights, licensing and enforcing their legal rights to technology protection.
CORPORATE FINANCE AND SECURITIES
We assist clients in the many routes to capital formation, including private and public securities offerings of equity, mezzanine and debt securities, secured and unsecured commercial and bank financing, angel investments and venture capital and private equity funding. We can also assist with SEC and state Blue Sky registration or exemption requirements and disclosure regulations.
BUSINESS PLANNING & FORMATION/CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Our attorneys will assist you in planning your business structure to meet your current and future needs for elements such as liability protection, tax treatment and corporate governance. We can advise your organization’s principals and management in their responsibilities to ownership, investment and stakeholder positions based on the law and established corporate governance principles. From formation to diligence, investment and exit, we work to make the entire process efficient and successful.