Chair of Much's Startups & Venture Capital practice, Craig is one of Chicago's leading attorneys for emerging companies. He represents businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors in a variety of venture capital matters, with a special focus on serving as outside counsel for emerging software, life sciences, internet, communications, and technology companies.
Craig handles seed-stage, private equity, and debt financings, as well as mergers and acquisitions, corporate organizational and governance matters, and securities issues. He advises on license agreements, partnering and other arrangements for the sharing of technology and industrial know-how, intellectual property protection, and employee compensation plans.
Craig likes to get involved with founders of new entities on the ground floor and help them build a state-of-the-art legal foundation. This puts them in the best position for friends and family, seed-stage, and venture capital fundraising. Craig also provides general corporate counsel that assists businesses in addressing day-to-day organizational and governance issues and achieving near- and long-term strategic objectives.
Craig lectures at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Business, and he speaks regularly before legal and industry groups on issues related to business finance and emerging technologies.
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