At Frost Brown Todd, our corporate lawyers are devoted to providing clients with the most current information relative to specific needs and industry trends while giving them the best solutions and strategic thinking for growth and success.
You'll find our consideration of your goals and service expectations exceeds that of any law firm you've worked with in the past.
We are the trusted legal counsel for some of America's best-known companies. Frost Brown Todd handles large-scale corporate deals, and matters of every type are carefully staffed by a team of industry-specific lawyers who look for best-case scenarios on an individual basis.
Growing toward Greatness
We always find time for start-up and venture fund-backed companies as well as entrepreneur and family-owned businesses. We find this service an important element of our client base. Our group of talented new business lawyers can help from the initial set-up and continue counseling as the business grows.
Your Corporate Responsibility
Your responsibility as a business professional has never held quite the risk it does today. Our staff of knowledgeable lawyers remains up-to-date on the newest guidelines and regulations to ensure that clients are well informed of their obligations in order to keep the company and its team members well guarded.
We combined the efforts of over 70 lawyers with focused business and regulatory knowledge to create a powerful team with virtually unlimited knowledge and resources to answer your questions, provide insight and guide you along the right path.
Diverse Practices to Handle Diverse Issues
Our business law section covers the full spectrum of transactions important to U.S. business utilizing the different disciplines that must be brought to bear in complex transactions. Our lawyers leverage technical, industry, and legal knowledge and experience to serve a diverse client base ranging from global multinationals to small entrepreneurial companies.
The M&A team at Frost Brown Todd serves buyers, sellers, financial advisers and other parties involved in the merger and acquisition process. Whether clients are facing a small, privately negotiated sale or a large-scale hostile takeover, we have experience to guide them through the process.
We feature a legal team sensitive to the special needs of new and developing businesses. We will work with entrepreneurs from their start-up through various stages of finance, development and growth as their growth strategies encounter these new challenges.
The obligations and repercussions facing public companies and their officers have never been quite so intense. Frost Brown Todd counsels public companies and their boards on ongoing securities disclosure obligations and special requirements of their transactions. We also help entrepreneurs comply with federal and state securities laws.
We help banks and other financial institutions navigate the increasingly competitive and complex financial services environment following recent federal financial modernization legislation. Our range of services includes mergers and acquisitions, complex regulatory issues and strategic planning.
This group of business-savvy, fast-moving lawyers represents venture capitalists and portfolio companies in transactional and financing issues.
Serving the diverse needs of a burgeoning health care industry, Frost Brown Todd provides counsel and business solutions for hospitals, health systems, physician groups, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment companies, pharmacy companies, ancillary providers and managed care organizations.
Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation
This group deals with designing, implementing and monitoring benefit programs and employee communications. They counsel and educate businesses on Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Labor rules regarding employee benefits and executive compensation.
Frost Brown Todd counsels corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies in organizing and structuring their operations to maximize federal and state income tax benefits. We provide strategies for structuring tax-free mergers, tax-advantaged asset and equity transactions, taxable acquisitions and divestitures and organizing operations to obtain the best after-tax results. We help our clients respond to federal and state audits and investigations while litigating civil and criminal disputes with the IRS, state and local tax authorities.
In a business climate where job mobility and conditions are ever changing, we advise and assist our clients with a myriad of issues surrounding immigration, employment, foreign investment and labor practices affecting their employees worldwide.
With a broad range of legal talent across the region, we represent insurance companies, brokers and agencies in industry and regulatory compliance issues.
From antitrust to product distribution transactional law, this seasoned group of business lawyers focuses on solving the legal challenges facing franchisors, franchisees and their related associations, manufacturers and purchasing organizations in today's business environment.
International Services Group
Serving both foreign businesses expanding into the U.S. and domestic businesses abroad, our international practice features connections in every major city around the world. These well-traveled lawyers provide leadership and extensive experience from international business acquisitions to joint ventures to agency and distributorship arrangements.
Mutual Funds/Hedge Funds
We counsel clients on a variety of investment and financial products issues from mutual funds, investment companies and advisers to hedge funds and broker-dealer regulation.
Our equine practitioners have extensive personal experience in the field and understand the broad issues confronting the participants in the thoroughbred racing industry. From major litigation to the day-to-day activities, we meet client needs from state racing commission hearings, partnerships and limited liability companies to equine tax planning.
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