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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

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Executive Committee - Business Law Section

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

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

Indiana Announces the Small Business Restart Fund

May 28, 2020

Thought Leadership

SBA Forgiveness Application

May 17, 2020

Thought Leadership

PPP - Get Ready - Again

April 20, 2020

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