Corporate and Business Transactions

DarrowEverett’s Corporate & Business Transactions attorneys work together to provide our clients with extensive guidance in many services. Included are entity formation, maintenance and structuring activities, corporate governance, business & commercial contracts, limited liability company, shareholder, partnership, business & real estate investment trust operating agreements, mergers & acquisitions, management & leveraged buyouts, dispositions, dissolutions, and liquidations, e-commerce & licensing matters, stock option plans, grants, and more.

The DE team has extensive experience advising public and privately held companies in diverse backgrounds, including solar, cleantech, e-commerce, real estate development, private equity, construction, and healthcare. By providing thoughtful and tactical counsel, DarrowEverett’s corporate team is highly regarded for its skilled and detailed guidance, whether it be in establishing, running, or expanding a business.

Our Corporate lawyers provide extensive insight regarding a wide array of issues, including but not limited to:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Joint Venture & Strategic Partnerships
  • Restructuring
  • FTC Act & State UDP Compliance
  • TCPA, TSR, & State Telemarketing Law Compliance
  • State & Local Home Improvement & Contractor Compliance
  • Cryptocurrency Issues
  • Private Placement Memorandum

Recent Matters

Corporate and Business Transactions

Represented a large private equity firm and one of its portfolio companies, a national wholesale meat supplier, in its add-on acquisition of a regional sausage and hot dog producer. Our representation included preparing and negotiating the purchase documents, reorganization of the brands involved, including drafting and negotiation of all related documents, establishing a revolving credit…
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Practice Leaders

Zachary G. Darrow - Chairman


Zachary Darrow serves as Chairman of DarrowEverett LLP and leads both its Corporate & Business Transactions and its Private Equity, Capital Markets & Securities Practice Groups. Zach has forged a reputation over the last two decades as a top dealmaker in sophisticated transactional matters. He has a genuine passion for working through intricate issues and developing winning strategies for the Firm’s clients. Leveraging his extensive network of contacts, deep understanding of the intricacies of the...

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Chad J. Gottlieb - Chief Growth Officer, Partner


Chad J. Gottlieb is a Partner, the Chief Growth Officer and Chair of our Corporate & Business Transactions Practice Group. He focuses primarily on M&A (buy-side and sell-side), private equity, securities law, corporate law, intellectual property (trademark branding, clearance, and prosecution), and marketing and telemarketing compliance (including with respect to federal and state consumer protection laws). Chad has also experience in internal investigations, audits and responses involving government or administrative agency inquiries, investigations or formal...

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