Cyruli Shanks

Corporate Law


The Firm has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of complex and sophisticated transactions involving the leasing, sale, acquisition and financing of real property.


The Firm serves as counsel to issuers and underwriters in private placements and public offerings of equity and debt securities under the Securities Act of 1933. We also advise clients on their compliance with the proxy rules and other periodic reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Our attorneys have substantial experience in corporate finance transactions of all types, including public offerings (initial and secondary) venture capital transactions (private placements) and the representation of lenders in asset-based loans, commercial transactions and equipment financing, including debt restructurings and the sale and acquisition of asse

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our real estate practice group represents investors as well as end-users in the acquisition and sale of office buildings, residential and mixed use buildings, industrial properties and development sites. Our real estate attorneys have a strong background in title-related issues and work closely with out litigation practice group on matters pertaining to land use and title issues and disputes.

Working in conjunction with our corporate practice group, our real estate practice group has represented private and commercial lenders, borrowers and guarantors in connection with the origination and restructuring of commercial lending and various secured and unsecured financing transactions including mortgage loans, construction loans, leasehold mortgages, asset-based financing products, revolving and term loans, subordinated debt, and other interim, bridge and mezzanine-type financing and related inter-creditor transactions.


The Firm regularly advised clients in connection with contractual matters, including partnerships, strategic alliances, joint ventures, executive compensation agreements, stock option plans and other business matters.


A significant component of our corporate practice involves representing entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial companies in the capital formation process. With significant experience in venture capital, our attorneys play an important role in consulting cutting-edge start-ups as we encourage and assist in their exploration and investigation of financing alternatives and strategic corporate relationships. The Firm provides legal services for investments in private companies at all stages of development, from seed capital through initial public offering, and in a variety of industries including software, consumer products, information processing, telecommunications, healthcare, software, Internet and new media. We provide counsel as to the structure and terms of financings, stockholders agreements, registration rights agreements and agreements with founders, and the Firm is often asked to remain as strategic advisor to these concerns.

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