Steve Foristal, a member of the firm’s Corporate Services practice group, focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, antitrust and distribution business services, private capital and emerging companies, technology and licensing agreements, and general business law, including corporate governance.
He counsels a wide array of public and private companies on various aspects of merger, acquisition, and disposition of businesses and assets. These matters include: pre-transaction planning and negotiations of letters of intent; due diligence investigations and data room management; drafting and negotiation of key transaction and closing documents; and coordination and management of transactions from inception through post-closing.
Supporting growing businesses, Steve guides companies in corporate formation and funding. He negotiates shareholders’ agreements, operating agreements and credit facilities and routinely advises on a wide array of antitrust, distribution, and commercial contracting issues.
While earning his law degree, Steve joined the firm as a summer associate and continued as a law clerk during the school year. During that time, he also served as an intern law clerk for The Honorable William Stiehl of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a financial analyst with The Boeing Company.