Other Practice Areas
Corporate Bankruptcy Matters
Attorneys at Niehaus & Kalas LTD provide assistance in all aspects of bankruptcy reorganization, including restructuring businesses both in and out of court. The firm advises companies with respect to their financially distressed suppliers and customers and assists businesses in the reclamation of goods delivered to bankrupt parties. On the transactional side, we work to structure business deals to address potential complications which may arise from bankruptcy, insolvency proceedings, or transacting with troubled businesses. In addition, our attorneys represent unsecured creditors' committees and creditors regarding covenant defaults, loan modifications, workouts both in and out of court, and financial restructurings.
The firm also provides services for litigation involving creditors' and debtors' rights, including collection actions, actions to recover collateral, guarantor claims, lender liability claims, director and officer liability claims, fraudulent or preferential transfers, foreclosures, and receivership.
Banks and Financial Institutions
Niehaus & Kalas LTD has represented banks and other financial institutions since the firm was established. The firm represents banks of all sizes in formation, corporate matters, capital and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, all forms of financing, securities offerings, bank and shareholder litigation, antitrust, and regulatory compliance.
Commercial and Corporate Real Estate
Niehaus & Kalas LTD counsels clients throughout all aspects of a real estate acquisition and the development process. We represent landlords and tenants in all facets of office, commercial, industrial, retail, and residential projects as well as financial institutions and investors in project financing.
Energy/Natural Resources and Project Finance
We offer extensive expertise, experience, and advice on a full range of matters for a wide variety of energy and natural resources clients, including all forms of project financings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, international trade, infrastructure projects, corporate restructuring, and general commercial and corporate advice. We have comprehensive experience representing clients in the following industries: oil and gas, mining and minerals, metals, biodiesel, ethanol, photovoltaic and solar energy, and numerous other forms of energy and alternative energy sources.
Niehaus & Kalas LTD advises the U.S. and foreign multinational companies in connection with a full range of international transactions. We handle international mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, restructuring, the establishment of foreign offices and trade, compliance with foreign laws and regulations, cross-border transactions, and general corporate advice. We actively manage complex cross-border matters and have established close relationships with experienced corporate lawyers in foreign countries where local counsel may be needed. We strive to identify and avoid issues that may delay a transaction while assuring that each transaction is structured to achieve the client's business goals.
Securities and Private Equity
Our securities and private equity team provide investors, entrepreneurs, and companies with securities expertise in all areas of law. We have extensive experience in raising venture capital and bank financing; representing investors and companies in private and public offerings of equity and debt securities; preparation of private placement memoranda and Series A, B, and C financing documents; public company securities compliance, including SEC periodic reporting; Blue Sky law issues; drafting proxy materials; advising on registration issues and public disclosure issues; and corporate governance.
Tax, Estate Planning, and Wealth Management
Niehaus & Kalas LTD provides executive management with tax advice on issues ranging from restricted stock grants, 83b elections, estate planning issues, gift tax, and wealth management issues.