The role of corporate lawyer is to ensure the legality of commercial transactions,advising corporations on their legal rights and duties,including the duties and responsibility of corporate officers. In order to do this,they must have knowledge of aspects of contract law, tax law, accounting, securitieslaw, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws,and the laws specific to the business of the corporations that they work for.
Corporate lawyers ensure the legality of business practices and transactions.Working for all sizes of corporations,these professionals must understand laws and regulations to help their clients and companies work within legal boundaries.
Corporate lawyers provide legal guidance for employers and clients. Lawyers typically begin a new case by meeting with clients and trying to understand the details of the legal issue.This may include reading corporate filings and consulting with other attorneys. After assessing the issue,corporate lawyers typically research prior cases and look for established precedents.
Some corporate lawyers work in courtrooms and represent their clients in front of a judge and jury.All though corporate lawyers typically work for large companies; they may also be self employed and contract themselves out to many different firms.The practice of corporate law is less adversarial than that of trial law.
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Many corporate lawyers work in law firms,particularly large or mid size firms, where they council clients and handle business transactions including negotiation,drafting, and review of contracts and other agreements associated with the activities of the business, such as mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures,they also advice business clients on corporate governance and operations issues such as the rights and responsibilities of corporate directors and officers and the general oversight of the legal activities of the company.In addition,corporate attorneys assist business clients with the financial information they must provide to their owners,employees, and shareholders,including reports that must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other government agencies.
Corporate Lawyers also counsel privately held businesses, in which the stock or ownership is “closely held”, meaning that it is owned by a limited number of shareholders, with none of the stock being traded on a public stock exchange. Some corporate lawyers specialize in the area of providing advice on new business ventures. These corporate lawyers often work closely with investment bankers and venture capitalists.
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