Chris has over 20 years of experience providing legal advice regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, commercial transactions and corporate governance. He has assisted clients in evaluating and executing strategic transactions, structuring debt and equity securities, negotiating agreements and maintaining compliance. He's been a lead negotiator on international acquisitions and restructurings, both as outside counsel and in the private equity setting. In addition, Chris frequently advises startups on formation, contracts and equity finance, including IPOs.
Law that Understands Business
No opportunity is guaranteed, because if it was that easy someone would already be doing it. You already know the potential of your strategy. Our job is to anticipate circumstances that might limit that potential and help structure your business or transaction to eliminate those problems. If the issue can't be eliminated, we make sure you understand it fully so that you can move forward confidently. Once you know your risks, you're free to focus on the rewards.
Our principal, Chris van Elk, has over 20 years of experience representing clients ranging from conceptual phase startups to some of the largest multinational corporations in the world.
The law has not always kept pace with the rapid changes in today's world. We're prepared to offer new solutions for tomorrow's needs.
Technology has eliminated the need for many of the expensive trappings of a traditional law firm. We operate with minimal overhead to keep our costs, and our rates, low.
We maintain affiliations with industry-leading regional and national law firms, giving us access to legal specialists and allowing us to scale up to meet the needs of any transaction.