Kristen assists retail, technology and manufacturing businesses in commercial transactions. Beyond the lawyer relationship, Kristen is a central part of her clients’ business teams. Focused on industry trends and individual business objectives, she works with each client to develop a corporate strategy that supports their growth.
As outside general counsel, Kristen assists companies with turn-key solutions for all of their corporate business needs including:
- Acquisitions and sales of privately held businesses, including representation of both purchasers and sellers
- Corporate restructuring, including mergers and conversions
- Asset based financings
- Drafting and negotiating all types of business agreements including master services, sales, distribution, licensing, inter-company, security and non-disclosure agreements
For emerging businesses, Kristen advises companies on their choice of business entity, prepares the necessary formation documents, including operating agreements and shareholder agreements, and assists in all other aspects of their start-up needs. With the goal of developing long-term relationships, she helps to smooth the way for new companies and serves as a strategic partner during the course of their development.