Corben A. Lee

Associate

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Corben A. Lee

Associate

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Corben Lee is a member of the firm's Business, Acquisitions & Securities and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Groups. His practice focuses on assisting privately and publicly held companies on merger and acquisition transactions, securities matters, and corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Mr. Lee served as an associate attorney at an Indiana law firm concentrating in numerous aspects of business and corporate law. Mr. Lee currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association.

Representative Experience

  • Advised emerging growth companies in organizing and conducting unregistered securities offerings
  • Advised clients on the organization of a new business including ownership structure, drafting organizational documents for corporations, limited liability companies, and other entity types, and drafting minutes and resolutions
  • Negotiated and provided counsel to emerging growth companies in convertible note and preferred stock investments
  • Advised and assisted companies in both the acquisition and sale of a business
  • Advised and assisted emerging growth companies regarding issuing equity incentives and corresponding plans including restricted stock, nonqualified stock options, incentive stock options, and counsel on 83(b) elections

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana (J.D., 2015)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (B.S. in Management, 2012)
    • Krannert School of Management

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2015

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Executive Committee - Business Law Section

Seminars and Presentations

  • Purdue University, Guest Lecturer, Legal Entities and Other Practical Business Advice, Entrepreneurship 599, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018
  • Purdue University, Public Lecture, Crowd Funding 101: An Overview of SEC’s New Rules Regarding Equity-Based Crowdfunding, September 23, 2016
  • Eleven Fifty Academy, Guest Lecturer, Fundraising and IP Workshop, March 27, 2017
Representative Experience
  • Advised emerging growth companies in organizing and conducting unregistered securities offerings
  • Advised clients on the organization of a new business including ownership structure, drafting organizational documents for corporations, limited liability companies, and other entity types, and drafting minutes and resolutions
  • Negotiated and provided counsel to emerging growth companies in convertible note and preferred stock investments
  • Advised and assisted companies in both the acquisition and sale of a business
  • Advised and assisted emerging growth companies regarding issuing equity incentives and corresponding plans including restricted stock, nonqualified stock options, incentive stock options, and counsel on 83(b) elections
Education
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana (J.D., 2015)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (B.S. in Management, 2012)
    • Krannert School of Management
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2015
Professional Associations
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Executive Committee - Business Law Section
Seminars and Presentations
  • Purdue University, Guest Lecturer, Legal Entities and Other Practical Business Advice, Entrepreneurship 599, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018
  • Purdue University, Public Lecture, Crowd Funding 101: An Overview of SEC’s New Rules Regarding Equity-Based Crowdfunding, September 23, 2016
  • Eleven Fifty Academy, Guest Lecturer, Fundraising and IP Workshop, March 27, 2017