Business Entities

Professional guidance with respect to the numerous legal Issues relating to the structuring of business ventures in the U.S. and internationally.

Corporate and Commercial Transactions

Domestic and cross border transactions, business buyouts, secured and receivables financings, franchise purchase, due diligence, intellectual property, commercial contracts.

Venture Capital and Private Equity

Providing advice to investors and companies relating to private equity deals, private placements, and venture capital operations.

Outside General Counsel

Providing the functions of an outside general counsel including drafting contracts, handling employment, Internet, and intellectual property, protection and day-to-day legal issues.

Speaking Engagements

Jeff Berkman speaks on a variety of business law matters, including key issues relating to start-ups and developing companies, private equity for issuers and investors, day-to-day operational concerns, and due diligence. [Read More]

A Corporate and Business Law Practice

BUSINESS ENTITIES

The Berkman Law Firm assists seasoned entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and those entering the business world for the first time with the various issues relating to the formation structuring of a new business.


BUSINESS  ADVISORY / DUE DILIGENCE

Companies of all sizes need to ensure that the legal, financial and operational underpinnings of their business are properly structured and implemented on an on-going basis. These business pillars are not only essential to the day-to-day functioning of the business, but become acutely important for any company seeking bank financing, hoping to attract investors or considering selling the business.


VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY

With a founding partner who was previously general counsel of a multi-million dollar venture firm, The Berkman Law Firm provides the experience and knowledge necessary to assist both investors and companies in private equity and venture capital transactions. The firm works with start-ups and emerging companies providing counsel on legal issues (including compliance with securities laws) relating to private placements and other venture capital financing. It also advises investors in connection with the private equity investments, conducting due diligence, negotiating deal terms and reviewing all transaction documents.


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS / EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Jeff Berkman speaks on a variety of business law matters, including key issues relating to start-ups and developing companies, private equity for issuers and investors, day-to-day operational concerns, and due diligence.


OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL

Closely held businesses need to have a legal advocate, and by providing the services of an Outside General Counsel, businesses can have that advocate without incurring the expenses of employing an in-house attorney.

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Our Book

Jeffrey Berkman is the author of “Due Diligence and the Business Transaction: Getting a Deal Done” (Apress 2013)

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Our Blog

Please visit our blog discussing business and corporate law matters at: www.mybizlawyerblog.com

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