Corporate & SecuritiesRiggs Davie provides general corporate representation to clients at various stages in their development. We advise clients on matters of entity formation, day-to-day corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and compliance, as well as on structuring and drafting of employment and consulting arrangements and other business contracts.
Estate Planning & AdministrationRiggs Davie works extensively with families in estate planning matters, including preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives and related advice involving tax matters, charitable planning, special needs planning, pre- and post-nuptial agreements and other unique circumstances. In addition, we regularly serve as legal counsel to executors, trustees, and individual beneficiaries in estate and trust administration matters.
Mergers & AcquisitionsRiggs Davie advises clients on the purchase and sale of businesses in a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, healthcare, transportation, and consumer products. For sellers, we work to make the merger and acquisition (M&A) process understandable and straightforward, while protecting their legal interests. For buyers, we provide a thorough due diligence process and help negotiate strong purchase agreement protections.
Private Funds & Investment ManagementRiggs Davie assists a wide range of clients, who offer or otherwise deal with investment opportunities and products. We prepare or review the organizational documents of hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate partnerships, and other special purpose pooled investment vehicles. We also advise and represent clients on regulatory issues involving investment and financial products.
Startups & Venture CapitalA solid legal foundation is a key element to any startup. Riggs Davie recognizes that each client has unique legal needs and concerns. We work closely with your company to create tailored solutions, ranging from initial incorporation documents and founder agreements to venture capital and other financing transactions.