The Cackle Ep63:

Carrie Leahy, Attorney, Bodman PLC, joins The Cackle to discuss legal insights for startups.

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Carrie Leahy concentrates her practice in corporate and business law. She counsels both established and emerging businesses on general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, compliance with securities regulations, and issues involving venture capital funding. Carrie is chair of Bodman’s executive management committee. 

Carrie has drafted and negotiated transactional documents for both publicly and privately held entities involved in mergers and acquisitions ranging in size from $250,000 to more than $1 billion. She has drafted and negotiated operating and joint venture agreements and advised corporate boards in connection with various transactions. She has also advised clients on entity formation, corporate governance and other general business issues. Carrie has significant experience working with the University of Michigan’s Technology Transfer Office and is part of a Bodman team that has represented more than one-third of the start-up and spin-off companies that have recently licensed technology from U of M.

Carrie’s securities law experience includes representing clients in connection with public and private securities offerings; preparing registration statements, proxy statements, and periodic reports; and advising clients generally on their securities law obligations. Carrie also assists public companies with their NYSE listing and reporting requirements.

For ICLE, Carrie has authored materials in the past on Choosing a Business Entity and moderated a panel discussion on “Advising the New Startup Company: Formation and Funding” (2013).

Carrie serves on the board of directors of Inforum Michigan. She is also a board member for the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority and a member of the United Way of Washtenaw County Campaign Cabinet. Carrie also serves on the board of the Detroit Regional Chamber. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section Council. 

Carrie Leahy, Attorney, Bodman PLC, joins The Cackle to discuss legal insights for startups.

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