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May 15, 2017

Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman to Present “Third-Party Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions”

Berger Harris partners Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman will be presenting a webinar entitled “Third-Party Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions” for the Clear Law Institute on May 16, 2017 at 1pm Eastern.

From the presentation page:

Diligence is essential for practitioners drafting opinions on LLCs (and other alternative entities) to ensure they are accurate, complete and defensible. Counsel preparing third-party opinions face potential liability if their opinions are defective. In this webinar, you’ll learn about third-party legal opinions addressing the validity, power and authority of LLCs, the enforceability of LLC agreements, and related matters.

Berger Harris attorneys have extensive experience in rendering advice and legal opinions in a wide variety of transactions involving Delaware partnerships, limited liability companies, and statutory trusts, including investment fund, joint venture and structured finance transactions. Berger Harris attorneys have rendered opinions covering such issues as due formation, good standing, power and authority, and nondissolution under state law, authority to file bankruptcy, perfection under the UCC, substantive nonconsolidation and “true lease” issues under federal bankruptcy law.  Together with retired Delaware attorney Richard Levin, Michelle and Brian are the authors of “Third-Party Delaware Opinions for Structured Finance and Other Commercial Transactions,” previously published on the Business Law Basics blog.