My goal is to help clients minimize legal and financial risks. With a background in journalism, I aim to add value by writing clear, understandable legal documents that will help clients avoid future misunderstandings.
I provide legal support to start-ups and established companies in all aspects of their business operations, including: company formation, negotiating contracts with other businesses and service providers, private capital raises, and stock-option and employee-compensation agreements.
I assist commercial and agricultural lenders with both regulatory compliance and loan transactions.
I represent educational institutions seeking loans and bond financing from governmental and private lenders.
Assisted in the sale of a large Vermont-based wind-energy company.
Represented a new business during two private capital raises.
Helped a higher educational institution redeem its existing bond debt, and obtain new financing from a bond issuance, commercial bank loan, and the federal government.
Clerked for Hon. Henry Saad, Michigan Court of Appeals.
Assistant editor at The National Interest, a foreign policy journal in Washington, D.C.
Research assistant to veteran Supreme Court journalist Joan Biskupic while she wrote her biographies of Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Sonia Sotomayor.