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Conflict Mitigation for Closely Held Engineering Consulting Firm

Richard represented a closely held engineering consulting company, helping them to settle a potential indemnification claim by a client that, had it not been settled, could have bankrupted the company.

Business Formation and for Independent Consultant

After a consultant was terminated by his employer, Richard helped him go out on his own, assisting him in forming and registering a limited liability company for his independent business. Richard also advised the new company in preparing service contracts.

Acquisition Advice for Oil and Gas Equipment Distributor

Richard represented the owners of a small, closely held distributor of valves used in upstream oil and gas operations and the process industries. He assisted the owners in acquiring the company, and provided corporate records maintenance services under the new ownership.

General Counsel for Engineering Consulting Firm

Richard assisted a five-person engineering team by providing general counsel services. He assisted the company in preparing consulting contracts, office leases, and shareholder agreements between the owners. He also negotiated joint venture agreements with third party companies, including an operation in Mexico, and advised the company and its owners in the sale of the company.