The lawyers in the Corporate Group have extensive experience handling sophisticated and innovative mergers and acquisitions for corporate clients and private equity funds, corporate finance transactions, securities regulation matters, debt restructurings, venture capital financings, derivative products, and other commercial matters. We act as lawyers and valued business advisors. Our department is unique because of our expansive relationship with the investment banking and intermediary community. We proactively obtain a fundamental understanding of each client’s business and objectives and apply the focus and breadth of our experience to help achieve its goals. All of the aforementioned elements combine to provide our clients with unparalleled service.
Premier Corporate Counsel
Our Corporate group is one of the largest and most highly regarded among midsized law firms in the Midwest, serving clients throughout the U.S. and internationally. Chambers and Partners, the premier law firm ranking agency, has named the Ungaretti & Harris Corporate group as one of the elite corporate practices in Illinois the past several years. In Chambers USA 2013 the following statement was made:
“The firm is known for its strong emphasis on the midmarket. It is particularly noted for its representation of family offices, and is also sought for its expertise in matters concerning transport and logistics, insurance companies, digital media and healthcare devices. Sources say, 'Not only were they top-notch in their knowledge and expertise, but we really felt they took a personal interest in our case.' Department head Gary Levenstein brings a wealth of experience to his practice, which spans M&A, private equity, corporate governance and securities regulation. He wins particular praise for his commitment to client care.'"
Chambers USA 2012 said this about Ungaretti & Harris:
“This firm is commended for its vibrant midmarket M&A practice. The team is also noted for its skill in advising healthcare service providers on corporate and regulatory work. Sources say, 'They do an outstanding job of anticipating the client's needs and responding to them.' Chair of the firm's corporate group, Gary Levenstein is recognized as a 'professional, thorough, and insightful counsel.' Clients are quick to praise his 'attention to detail and understanding of the issues.'"