Biography

As a member of the firm’s Corporate Services practice group, Marty Walsh concentrates his practice on advising a broad range of business clients, helping them secure value in new opportunities while alleviating risk. He has extensive transactional experience representing clients throughout the U.S. and internationally, and takes great pride in obtaining a thorough understanding of each transaction’s underlying business, tax and economic arrangements.

Mergers and Acquisitions
Marty counsels buyers and sellers through complex mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchases and dispositions, management buyouts, consolidations, spin-offs and related transactions. He is often requested to provide strategic advice on the acquisition of technology related companies, managing due diligence and advising clients on the development of technology businesses and assets.

Technology and Emerging Companies
As a co-Founder of the firm’s Technology Transactions practice area, Marty advises clients ranging from startup and emerging growth companies to Fortune 500 companies, including negotiating and structuring transactions related to cloud computing, software as a service (SaaS), enterprise-wide technologies, licensing agreements, managed services and outsourced development relationships, strategic partnerships, joint ventures and collaboration agreements. He has in-depth experience launching technology platforms globally and advising clients entering new markets.

Private Equity and Venture Capital
Marty’s transactional background provides a solid foundation through which he advises private equity and venture capital investors focused on public and private debt, equity, and other alternative investment vehicles and related investment transactions. Often, Marty focuses on counseling investor clients with respect to integration and operation of portfolio companies, structuring investments in bolt-on acquisitions and emerging companies, and participating in strategic decisions. He also guides entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies regarding financing, strategies for growth, corporate governance and operation, and exit strategies.

Commercial Contracts
Marty frequently serves as lead counsel advising Fortune 500 and large privately held companies in connection with commercial relationships. He negotiates and advises on a multitude of commercial and corporate agreements.

Outside General Counsel
Marty often serves as outside general counsel or in an advisory capacity for software, technology, financial, private equity, venture capital, broker-dealer and investment management companies. Drawing on his business background, Marty works directly with ownership, boards and senior management to ensure clients successfully achieve their financial and business goals.

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law  (J.D., 2006)
    • Business Transactional Law and Taxation
  • Saint Louis University  (B.S., magna cum laude, 2003)
    • Business Administration, Finance and Economics

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • California
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

Professional Activities

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Douglas County Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • C.H.A.M.P. Assistance Dogs Inc. (Past Vice President, Board Member)
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Douglas County Community Foundation (Past Secretary and Board Member)
  • Armstrong Teasdale United Way Campaign (Co-Chair, 2016)