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Practice Area

Corporate & Transactions

Our attorneys use the law to help you reach your goals for your business. We work with clients at all stages of growth, from business formation to succession planning and everything in between, focusing on creative solutions and practical advice that helps you move your business forward.


Business Succession Planning

Winthrop attorneys help business owners develop succession plans for the future transfers of their closely-held businesses.  We work with each client to determine their unique goals, objectives, and timelines.  We develop strategies and implement plans to address ownership, control, management, key employees, family dynamics, and taxes.  Whether you plan for your business to stay in …

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Franchise Transactions

Our experienced franchise team represents multi-unit franchise owners involved in significant business transactions throughout the United States, especially in the QSR industry. Our extensive industry knowledge gives us a full appreciation of the issues facing restaurant entrepreneurs and the insight to resolve them quickly.

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General Corporate

We represent companies and investment funds of all sizes and types, from closely-held businesses to large, international companies, with a particular aptitude for crafting constructive and creative solutions and offering a multiple-disciplinary approach to confronting issues impact thriving business organizations.

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Investment Banking / Private Equity

Our Private Equity team offers practical solutions to the legal needs of private equity, venture capital, hedge funds and family-owned investment firms, who make control and minority investments in emerging and middle market companies. We also provide services for portfolio companies, both in connection with their day-to-day operations and bolt-on acquisitions.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Our experienced M&A team counsels clients through acquisitions, dispositions and recapitalizations of their businesses and those of their targets. We focus on constructive and creative solutions and a multi-disciplinary approach, to achieve our clients’ objectives and deliver long-term value.

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Native American Law

We represent tribal governments and other clients that work with and provide goods and services to Native American tribes, and have worked directly with tribal leaders to develop and achieve important tribal objectives.

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Public Finance / Bonding

Our attorneys serve as underwriter’s and placement agent counsel, issuer’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, special tax counsel, and letter of credit bank counsel, and have represented virtually every kind of participant in public finance transactions.

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Securities & Corporate Finance

We serve regional and national public and private companies, brokers-dealers, investment funds, private investment firms and investors across numerous industry sectors.

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It is important to understand the tax implications of seemingly ordinary business transactions, and Winthrop attorneys are steeped in all areas of federal and state taxation, to help clients find creative solutions to tax issues.

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