McLane Middleton is a leader in representing corporations and their owners in all aspects of corporate law matters and transactions. McLane Middleton’s corporate lawyers have a breadth and depth of specialized experience in those areas and industries that allow us to provide legal counsel to our clients using a thorough and practical approach that focuses on each client’s short-term objectives and long-term strategic goals.
McLane Middleton brings over nine decades of corporate law experience to those matters on which we work for our clients. We represent clients across a broad spectrum of size, complexity, and industry, with their most important corporate law issues, including business formation, corporate governance, complex agreements, capital raising, securities offerings, executive compensation, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. Our experience, combined with our industry knowledge, positions us to identify innovative solutions to complex issues.
According to the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, McLane Middleton is known as the “market leader in New Hampshire corporate matters, offering high-quality advice on the full range of business-related issues, including M&A, financing, and securities.”
We take pride in our long-term relationships with our clients, and we often serve as ongoing primary legal counsel for our clients. In this role, we serve as a trusted advisor to our clients and assist them with a wide range of legal matters that they confront in running their business.
To learn more, please contact Patrick C. Closson, Chair of the Corporate Department, at [email protected].
Mergers and Acquisitions
McLane Middleton advises its clients on transactions in all industries, with values ranging from millions of dollars through billion-dollar transactions. McLane Middleton has experience working with buyers and sellers, private equity firms, and management teams to assist them with getting a deal closed while maximizing the value of the transaction.
Please explore our Mergers and Acquistions practice.
Securities Offerings & Regulation
The McLane Middleton Securities Law Practice Group counsels businesses and individuals throughout New England on a multitude of securities-related matters. The firm's attorneys possess in-depth knowledge and years of experience in: Private Offerings; Public Offerings; Securities Exchange Act Services; Registered Investment Advisor, Broker/Dealer, and Associated Person Representation; and Securities Litigation.
Please explore our Securities Offerings & Regulation practice.
McLane Middleton’s International Business Group understands the dynamics of today’s global marketplace and counsels all types of businesses involved in inbound and outbound international commerce.
Please explore our International Business practice.
Privacy & Information Security
McLane Middleton's Privacy and Information Security Group can help your business manage and address the risks inherent in our digital world. Technology is ingrained in every aspect of our business and personal lives. Society can hardly move fast enough to adopt today's newest technologies before tomorrow's arrive in our workplaces, homes, cars and the palms of our hands. Along with such tremendous new developments come significant new risks.
Please explore our Privacy & Information Security practice.
Backed by decades of experience, the Commercial Finance attorneys at McLane Middleton focus on "making the deal work for our client." We make the effort to understand our clients' objectives, anticipate and come to terms with risks and obstacles, and complete transactions consistent with our clients' needs.
Please explore our Corporate Finance practice.
Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
Although all would like to avoid it, nearly every business will become involved in a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding in some capacity. It may be as a secured or unsecured creditor, landlord, customer or vendor, or as a defendant to a trustee's lawsuit or, perhaps, as the buyer of the bankrupt business. Regardless of your role in a particular matter, the experienced attorneys at McLane Middleton can help you through the process, protect your interests, and make the process a little less arduous for you to endure.
Please explore our Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights practice.
For the past 20 years, businesses and individuals have sought the advice of McLane Middleton to handle their complex and potentially damaging white collar and government investigations. Our attorneys have a successful track record in resolving many of these matters, without any formal charges. At McLane Middleton, we treat every regulatory or criminal matter with sensitivity and professionalism. When investigations result in enforcement actions, indictments or civil lawsuits, we have successfully defended our clients in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies.
Please explore our Government Investigations practice.
Business Tax & Tax Exempt Entities
At McLane Middleton, we understand that taxes directly affect the bottom line of every business. Our Tax Law Department has a wide range of experience in assisting clients with business and tax planning matters, including individuals, small closely-held businesses, and large multinational conglomerates.
Please explore our Business Tax & Tax Exempt Entities practice.
The United States has always attracted the best and brightest from around the world, and there are significant numbers of highly educated and motivated people worldwide seeking to work, either temporarily or permanently, for a U.S. company. In a strong economy characterized by low unemployment and rapidly changing technology, U.S. businesses wishing to ride the wave of economic growth and expansion of new technologies are finding that employment of foreign nationals is critical to their prospects for success. Additionally, businesses based abroad seeking to establish a presence in the U.S. marketplace must be able to transfer key employees to this country swiftly and efficiently.
Please explore our Immigration practice.