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

Advised portfolio company of an investment manager headquartered in New York in connection with its roll-up acquisition of several gaming sites in Georgia, including negotiation of documentation and licensing with the Georgia Lottery Commission.

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Practice Leaders

Zachary G. Darrow - Chairman


Zachary G. Darrow serves as Chairman of DarrowEverett LLP and leads its Private Equity, Capital Markets & Securities Practice Group. 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 law, and negotiating acumen, Zach helps...

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Chad J. Gottlieb - Chief Growth Officer, Partner


Chad J. Gottlieb is the 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 also has experience in internal investigations, audits and responses involving government or administrative agency inquiries, investigations or formal legal requests relating to the Telephone...

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Tel: (305) 686-5159

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DE Insights

Our team wants you to stay informed about legal and regulatory developments that impact your business.

Fifth Circuit Puts the Brakes on SEC’s Private Fund Rules: What’s Next For Private Fund Advisers

In a continuation of recent court decisions overturning the rule-making authority of federal agencies, a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Private Fund Adviser Rules (the “Rules”), which had been adopted in August 2023. The Rules were aimed at increasing regulatory requirements…
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Terminating Employees? Ignoring State And Local Wage Laws Can Cost You

Terminating employees can be a daunting task. Failing to follow your state or local rules when terminating an employee can make the task exponentially more difficult and expensive. When a business plans on firing or laying off an employee (known as “involuntary termination”) it is imperative business owners consult state and local laws prior to…
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IRS Targeting Partnership Basis-Shifting Transaction Schemes

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS,” or the “Service”) issued guidance on June 17, proposing new regulations and releasing a revenue ruling to challenge the use of basis-shifting transactions by complex partnerships. In making its announcement, IRS officials stated that closing this loophole could result in over $50 billion in new tax revenue for the U.S.…
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