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Corben Lee 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. 

Representative Experience

  • Advised public companies on preferred stock offerings
  • Advised public companies on ongoing periodic, current, and Section 16 reporting requirements
  • Advised private companies on the preparation and filing of Hart-Scott-Rondino filings
  • 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

Awards & Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2022

Seminars & Presentations

  • Indiana Bar Association: Business Skill Series, Fiduciary Duties: More Than Just the Golden Rule, June 30, 2020
  • 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

Publications

Education

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

Bar & Court Admissions

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

Insights

Thought Leadership

The CARES Act: Benefits for Small Businesses

March 26, 2020

Thought Leadership

COVID-19 Checklist for Businesses

March 23, 2020

Employee Benefits

IRS Announces Retirement Plan Limitations for 2023

October 24, 2022

Employee Benefits

What is an ESOP?

January 24, 2022

Employee Benefits

COVID-19 and Partial Plan Terminations

April 2, 2020

Employee Benefits

ESOP COVID-19 Alert

March 23, 2020

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