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Corporate, Securities and Business Law Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL

Our Corporate, Securities and Business Law group offers a broad corporate and securities practice with a highly experienced and integrated team of attorneys.


Our team has the unique capability to advise on significant corporate transactions and milestones, while providing a deeper, yet more efficient, level of service, rigor and engagement than larger firms. We provide focused and innovative solutions in a constantly evolving, increasingly regulated, and competitive business environment.

Our team represents a wide range of public and private corporations, limited liability companies, and private equity groups and healthcare organizations in complex and sophisticated taxable and non-taxable corporate transactions, as well as providing general business and governance advice. Our transactional work includes corporate structure and formation, private equity transactions, entity structuring, joint ventures, stock and asset sales, and other extraordinary corporate transactions.

We also advise clients in structuring securities transactions and assisting in compliance with federal and state securities laws by providing contract preparation and negotiation, private placements, shareholder agreements, financing and corporate governance matters.

We also represent clients in all aspects of succession planning and advise on ownership and management structures, including counselling Boards of Directors and executive management on a wide spectrum of matters. By providing expertise on alternative business structures, achievement of clients’ financial and estate-planning objectives, organization of entities and reorganization of existing businesses, we are able to help organizations of all sizes meet their short- and long-term business objectives.

Areas of Focus:

  • Business Entity Formation
  • Company Counsel (Private & Public)
  • Corporate Counselling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Governance
  • Option and Collaboration Agreements
  • Succession & Tax Planning
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

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Twenty-one Smith Hulsey & Busey lawyers — more than 62% of the firm — are recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers® in America, the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review publication.
David Roberts joined the Jacksonville law firm as an associate in 2020 and is a member of its corporate and real estate practice teams.
Smith Hulsey & Busey associate Kayla Haines Herrin appeared on the Jacksonville Bar Association's JaxBar Podcast on Dec. 22, 2022.