Corporate Law

Welborn attorneys focus on problem-solving and thinking creatively for our clients and have experience with a broad range of entity types and industries with respect to corporate matters. We represent clients from start-ups to mature companies, handling a wide variety of corporate issues related to structuring, forming, and financing business entities. Welborn advises clients in defining the rights of business owners and planning and executing exit strategies. Our experience includes serving as general counsel; financing arrangements involving commercial banks, private equity and venture capital; due diligence; mergers and acquisitions; and conversions. We frequently draft organizational documents for business entities, including LLC operating agreements and corporate articles of incorporation and bylaws, as well as requisite consents and resolutions.


  • Represented public company in $45 million private placement of common stock
  • Represented public company in $500 million syndicated credit facility
  • Represented insurance brokerage in $100 million merger of two privately held specialty insurance brokerages
  • Assisted multi-national company in planning and executing corporate restructure of 7 subsidiaries
  • Represented management team in $500 million partnership backed by private equity company
  • Represented management team in connection with $150 million private equity investment
  • Advised client with respect to formation and operation of outdoor clothing company
  • Represented private company in “going public” transaction by way of a reverse merger with a public shell company
  • Prepared various types of employment agreements and independent contractor agreements, including non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Advise employers on avoidance of wrongful discharge and discrimination claims and negotiating termination agreements
  • Regularly drafts independent contractor agreements and other services agreements
  • Advise boards of directors of both public and private companies with respect to audit committee, compensation committee and governance committee matters, including preparation of committee charters
  • Advise private companies in connection with capital restructuring including conversion of debt to equity
  • Advise boards of directors with respect to conflicts of interest including the preparation of corporate policies
  • Represented an insurance brokerage in the spinoff of a specialty insurance line from a larger brokerage
  • Represented professional corporation in equity sale involving several subsidiaries
  • Advised startup with regard to formation and operation with ultimate goal of public-company acquisition