Todd R. Eskelsen has extensive experience representing sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and cooperatives in all phases of business organization, corporate and financial transactions, and day-to-day operations. As the chief legal advisor to many of his clients, Mr. Eskelsen is regularly involved in significant litigations, overall corporate strategies and implementation of business initiatives.
Mr. Eskelsen regularly advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other major business initiatives, most recently including transactions in the insurance, dairy, temporary staffing, imaging devices and newspaper industries. Such transactions have involved antitrust, securities, environmental, employment, technology, corporate governance, financial and risk management considerations and filings and negotiations with independent rating entities and state and federal regulatory agencies including state insurance departments, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), and others. The breadth of Mr. Eskelsen's acquisition experience has provided him with expertise and practical challenges from which to creatively develop solutions to the most difficult situations.
Mr. Eskelsen also represents buyers, sellers, lenders and borrowers in the acquisition and financing of real estate and has represented major national lenders in secured and unsecured financings involving real estate, stock pledges, assignments of tax sharing payments and other collateral, and in the workout of secured and unsecured loans.