Practice Area

Corporate Law

Corporate and business law is an area of vital importance to MPS Law, and it shows in the exceptional resources and expertise we bring to the table. We’ve built an enviable track record serving as outside general counsel to privately-held businesses of all sizes in a wide range of industries and professions. Our corporate attorneys draw on both their legal knowledge and extensive business experience to assist clients in effectively responding to the opportunities they encounter and the challenges they face in operating their businesses, including in the following areas:

  • Choice and formation of legal entities
  • Corporate governance matters
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Spinoffs and divestitures
  • Recapitalizations and redemptions of ownership interests
  • Joint ventures
  • Ownership and management succession planning
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Business divorces
  • Purchase, sale, lease, and licensing transactions
  • Manufacturing, vendor, and supply agreements
  • Representation and consulting agreements
  • Due diligence for contemplated transactions
  • Protection of intellectual property and other assets
  • Agreements for key employees
  • Stock option plans
  • Employee stock ownership and other employee benefit incentive planning
  • Securities transactions

Related Professionals

J.L. Cherwin, Jr.


Stephen E. Goodman


Raymond J. Horn III


Thomas R. Palmer


John F. Purtill

Of Counsel

Mark R. Raymond


Roger T. Stelle


Reuben C. Warshawsky


Andrew Chamberlain


Kevin J. Flavin


Evan D. Blewett


Richard Demarest Yant


Frederick M. Kaplan



Chicago Office

T: 312-987-9900
F: 312-987-9854

Suburban Office

T: 847-330-2400
F: 847-330-1231

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“Business experience, experience outside of law, is vital to corporate attorneys’ success. Our team has great depth in that respect. And it gives us a perspective few firms of any size can match.”