DUGGAN BERTSCH is a transactional law firm with a core focus on business and corporate representation for the entrepreneur and private client.

The Private Client usually has his or her own business, or his or her assets have risen to a level that the proper maintenance of the assets is a business in and of itself — or it is a combination of the two. We are cognizant of the business base of our clients and provide a full range of business and corporate services.
We serve as outside general counsel to numerous clients in a variety of industries and regularly represent clients in completing a full range of complex transactions.

Our Closely Held Business Practice Includes The Following Services:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, including stock and asset acquisitions, sale transactions, recapitalizations, minority investments, joint ventures and equity transfers  
  • Capital Markets, including private placements and other securities offerings
  • Securities Compliance
  • Corporate Governance and representation of Boards of Directors on such matters as Board structure and composition; independent director representations; special committee representation in connection with interested party, strategic and change-of-control transactions; and internal investigations
  • Employment Matters, representing both companies and executives in employment agreements and compensation matters and as well as drafting and reviewing employee handbooks and policies; 
  • Banking and Finance Transactions, including the representation of lenders and borrowers in all types of lending and secured transactions, including asset-based lending
  • Financial Institution Regulatory Matters
  • Technology Contracts, including cloud computing services and technologies (such as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS); software and application development and licensing; and technology consulting
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Start-up Representation, including Entity Formation and Choice of Entity Analysis – Corporations (S or C), LLCs, LPs, LLPs, Financing Rounds (including Seed Financing) and Strategic Planning 
  • Captive Insurance Companies