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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Corporate Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Corporate Law Litigation and Controversy - Tax
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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    Corporate Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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David S. Chartier was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David S. Chartier

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C.
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Litigation Construction Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law Construction Law
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  • Location:
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Trusts and Estates Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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    Mergers and Acquisitions Law International Trade and Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Tax Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin Brookfield, Wisconsin
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    Corporate Law Non-Profit / Charities Law Trusts and Estates
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Trusts and Estates Banking and Finance Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Trusts and Estates
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Bet-the-Company Litigation

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Practice Area Definition

Corporate Law Definition

Corporate is the practice area of lawyers who advise corporations and their officers, directors, and controlling shareholders with respect to the formation, governance, and day-to-day legal problems of such entities. They are required to be true generalists, since their advice may involve such diverse matters as: the proper conduct of the board, its directors, and its committees; executive compensation; shareholder agreements relating to board representation and voting rights; compliance with federal and state regulations affecting the client’s particular industry; commercial contracts with the corporation’s customers and suppliers; the corporation’s sales of securities; relations with the corporation’s accountants, commercial bank lenders, and investment bankers; the structure of the corporation’s joint ventures; communications with the corporation’s stockholders, creditors, and customers; and the preparation of any required periodic disclosure filings with the SEC and proxy statements sent to stockholders.

Depending on the size of the market in which the lawyer practices and the size of the lawyer’s firm, he or she may be required to handle nearly all of a corporation’s legal matters. In larger firms, the Corporate lawyer with the principal client relationship will be expected to be familiar with all the issues the corporation is likely to confront, but may engage lawyers from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.

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Corporate is the practice area of lawyers who advise corporations and their officers, directors, and controlling shareholders with respect to the formation, governance, and day-to-day legal problems of such entities. They are required to be true generalists, since their advice may involve such diverse matters as: the proper conduct of the board, its directors, and its committees; executive compensation; shareholder agreements relating to board representation and voting rights; compliance with federal and state regulations affecting the client’s particular industry; commercial contracts with the corporation’s customers and suppliers; the corporation’s sales of securities; relations with the corporation’s accountants, commercial bank lenders, and investment bankers; the structure of the corporation’s joint ventures; communications with the corporation’s stockholders, creditors, and customers; and the preparation of any required periodic disclosure filings with the SEC and proxy statements sent to stockholders.

Depending on the size of the market in which the lawyer practices and the size of the lawyer’s firm, he or she may be required to handle nearly all of a corporation’s legal matters. In larger firms, the Corporate lawyer with the principal client relationship will be expected to be familiar with all the issues the corporation is likely to confront, but may engage lawyers from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.