Serving business clients in the areas of corporate law, securities, internet and technology law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and tax law, David Staub is a trusted advisor to entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses of all sizes. He advises his clients on a wide range of legal issues including raising private equity, securing venture capital and other financing; entering into joint ventures and strategic business relationships; software development contracts, licensing agreements and other technology issues; sales agency and other distribution matters; and employment issues and executive compensation arrangements. His clients include start-ups seeking guidance on formation of their business entity, as well as established businesses looking for new sources of capital to fuel their growth or selling their business or pursuing other exit strategies.
Mr. Staub has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer by the publishers of Law and Politics magazine and he is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition of attorneys for ethical standards and legal ability.
Mr. Staub serves as a lawyer to companies in such diverse activities as software development, entertainment law, construction, distribution, manufacturing, consulting and other professional service organizations. His broad experience allows him to guide clients on many issues. That knowledge, together with his strong background in accounting and business, gives him a unique ability to bring added value to the attorney-client relationship.
Mr. Staub brings more than 30 years' experience to his technology law practice. He has represented clients in the areas of computer software and services, e-commerce and internet, telecommunications infrastructure, computer hardware and other high tech businesses. He also provides legal services and solutions to the firm's low tech and non-technology business clients, who face a broad range of technology issues in today's business environment.
Mergers and Acquisitions
As a mergers and acquisitions attorney, Mr. Staub has represented both buyers and sellers in a wide range of middle-market M&A transactions including tax-free mergers, spin-offs, cross-border sales of business assets, corporate restructurings, stock purchases and management-led buyouts (LBOs). His extensive due diligence experience helps prepare both buyer and seller of the business and reduces unwanted surprises that often upset deals at last the minute. He has represented buyers and sellers in transactions ranging from small local businesses to large industrial family-owned business, throughout the United States and Canada.
Financing the Business
Mr. Staub represents businesses in a variety of private equity transactions. He has prepared private placement memoranda for many different types of businesses. He is also an experienced commercial attorney, representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including lines of credit, asset-based loans, equipment leases and syndication of loans.
Protecting Intellectual Property Law
Mr. Staub has years of experience in securing and protecting a business' intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights, know-how and trade secrets, through combinations of registrations, contractual restrictions and licensing agreements.
Tax Law Issues
Taxes play a significant role in many business decisions. Mr. Staub's tax training gives him the knowledge and experience to spot issues that another business attorney might overlook, often bringing added value to the economics of the transaction.
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