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Securities & Corporate Finance

Overcoming Corporate Growing Pains

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., has a wealth of experience in the Securities & Corporate Finance law arena. We serve a variety of regional and national public and private companies, brokers-dealers, private investment services and investors across numerous industry sectors that face expected and unexpected expansion and growth issues.

Backed by a broad understanding and keen appreciation for the business issues involved, our knowledgeable attorneys advise issuers, underwriters, venture capitalists and investors on corporate and financing transactions. We also provide advice on defensive measures for public issuers and serve as general counsel for private and public companies.

It's these types of legal resources that keep our clients returning for our corporate finance and securities services including:
  • Capital formation
  • Debt financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate and securities law compliance for issuers and their management
  • Corporate governance
  • Franchising
  • Joint ventures
  • LBOs and MBOs
  • Tender offers
  • REITs
  • Real estate funds

Winthrop & Weinstine attorneys have national experience assisting issuers and underwriters on initial and secondary public offerings, SEC, FINRA and marketplace (NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTCBB and Pink Sheets) compliance issues, private placements, equity and debt financings, and structuring joint ventures and other strategic arrangements. Contact Winthrop today to learn more about our corporate finance law expertise.





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Edward R. Culhane
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Brian W. Kensicki
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David E. Moran
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Leslie J. O'Brien
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Evan C. Sheets
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Michele D. Vaillancourt
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April 23, 2015
Minnesota Equity Crowdfunding Bill Signed Into Law

August 17, 2011
Securities & Employment Law Alert: Whistleblower Protections Expanded

April 12, 2011
Materials from Directors Roundtable on Dodd-Frank Act

March 07, 2011
White Paper On Final Rules for Say-on-Pay & Golden Parachute Advisory Votes Under Dodd-Frank Act by Joy S. Newborg

November 02, 2010
Joy S. Newborg Writes Summary of Dodd-Frank Act

October 01, 2010
Karen V. Bertulli Participates in Upsize Growth Challenge

September 29, 2010
Philip T. Colton Authors Chapter on Key Issues In M&A Transaction Negotiations

October 28, 2009
Michele Vaillancourt Quoted in Star Tribune Article

October 22, 2009
Philip T. Colton's "Raising Capital in a Down Economy Can Be Done" Published on Law360

October 14, 2009
"Finders Keepers, Users Weepers" - Joy S. Newborg

May 05, 2009
"Raising Capital in an Economic Downturn" - Philip T. Colton

March 27, 2009
Scott J. Dongoske Quoted in Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

November 07, 2008
Joy Newborg Panelist for Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Workshop

August 01, 2008
"The Impact of Changes to Form 8-K Reporting" - Joy S. Newborg & Karen V. Bertulli

April 01, 2007
"Preventing Problems and Constructing an Effective Board Culture" - Michele D. Vaillancourt

September 15, 2005
Edward J. Drenttel Quoted in NorthWestern Financial Review

August 26, 2005
Scott J. Dongoske Quoted in Biz Journal

January 01, 2005
"What's a Director or Audit Committee Member To Do?" - Phillip T. Colton

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November 01, 2016
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Ranks Twenty-Six Winthrop & Weinstine Practices in its “Best Law Firms” List

November 02, 2015
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Ranks Twenty-Four Winthrop & Weinstine Practices in its “Best Law Firms” List

October 29, 2015
Benchmark Litigation 2016 Recognized Winthrop & Weinstine as “Highly Recommended”

February 02, 2015
MJ Solutions Gmbh Secures Injunction Barring Arkwright Production Of Transfer Media For Dark Fabrics

November 04, 2014
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Ranks Twenty-Three Winthrop & Weinstine Practices in its “Best Law Firms” List

November 01, 2013
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Ranks Twenty-Three Winthrop & Weinstine Practices in its “Best Law Firms” List

November 01, 2012
“Best Lawyers” Ranks Multiple Winthrop & Weinstine Practice Groups as Top Tier

September 19, 2012
Twenty Two-Attorneys from Winthrop & Weinstine Named to “Best Lawyers in America” List

January 17, 2012
Winthrop & Weinstine Announces 2012 Board of Directors

November 21, 2011
Best Lawyers Ranks Multiple Firm Practice Groups as Top Tier

September 13, 2011
Seventeen Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®

August 18, 2011
Winthrop & Weinstine Recognized as One of the "Best Places to Work" for 6th Time

May 23, 2011
Winthrop & Weinstine Helps Local Food Bank Raise Funds

March 21, 2011
Winthrop & Weinstine Announces 2011 Board of Directors

December 21, 2010
Winthrop & Weinstine Celebrates This Holiday Season with the Help of Local Talent

November 22, 2010
Sixteen Shareholders Named to Best Lawyers in America

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