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Booker Schmidt | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 5, 2015

Booker Schmidt

Top-Rated Attorney/Businessman Preparing Contracts
   United States
  |   Newberry, FL
  |  1:35 pm Local Time

Overview

Top 3 Elance U.S. contracts attorney. Over the last 35 years, I have prepared and revised 1,000s of business contracts--from simple to complex, between small companies to multi-billion dollar, international corporation--for tech startups and other small privately held companies doing business in Florida, California and 39 other U.S. states, as well as several foreign countries. I have practiced principally in the areas of business contracts, tech startups, mergers & acquisitions and technology licenses. Because I have a broad business...

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Apr 20, 2015|Contracts|Private|Completed
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Skills (15)

Tested
Business Contracts
Contract Review and Revision
Nondisclosure Agreements
Acquisitions
Contracts Law
Tech Startup Companies
Business Lawyer
Business Transactions
Mergers & Acquisitions
Complex Business Contracts
In-Depth Business Knowledge and Working Experience
Agreements
Legal Consulting
Business Agreements
Mergers and Acquisitions

Service Description

EXPERIENCE -- PRACTICE AREAS

--Business Contracts
I have 35+ years of experience structuring, preparing and negotiating business contracts--from simple to complex--including non-disclosure, consulting, contract manufacturing, distribution, employment and purchase-requirements agreements. I have also consummated multi-million dollar, financing agreements including private-equity and venture capital financing, bridge loan financing, convertible debentures, and secured and unsecured promissory notes.

--Tech Startup Companies
I provide legal and strategic-planning services for tech startup companies, as outside general counsel or vice president, corporate development.

--Mergers & Acquisitions
I have negotiated and concluded numerous acquisition agreements on behalf of privately held companies, located throughout the U.S., as well as attendant agreements. From 1991-99, I performed legal services related to the sale of more than 10 companies, with asset values ranging between $1 million and $15 million.

--Licensing Agreements and Technology Transfers
I have effectuated licenses, manufacturing agreements, sale and purchase agreements and fee agreements related to patents, trademarks and other intellectual property.

IN-DEPTH BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

I have worked extensively in several tech startup companies and corporations and am intimately familiar with how businesses operate and how business deals function to grow a company's revenues and expand its...

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Education

University of Tulsa, College of Law
Juris Doctor
1976 - 1979
Vanderbilt University
BA, Business Administration
1969 - 1973

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Contracts
Agreement
Business Contracts
Contracts Law
Corporate Law
Lawyer
Legal
Legal Consulting
Licenses
Start-up Company
Acquisitions
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Consulting
Startup
Small Business
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