Press, Corporate, Real Estate

2015 Representative Transactions

Sklar Kirsh had an excellent year in 2015 with over a billion dollars in deals and land use matters handled by our firm. Below are just a few of the real estate and corporate transactions and land use projects we successfully handled for our clients last year.

Press, Corporate

Sklar Kirsh represents private buyer in the purchase of the assets of Urologix

Urologix, the market leader for in-office minimally invasive medical products for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), announces new private ownership and is operating as Urologix LLC. Ash Keswani, a medical device industry veteran of more than 20 years, has been named President of the Limited Liability Company.

Press, Corporate

Law 360: 4 Things Retail Developers Will Watch For On Black Friday

Retail developers continue to wrestle with the question of brick-and-mortar’s future, and while Black Friday is crucial for sales, the shopping marathon can also lend some clues as to how best to position future retail development, lawyers say.

Press, Corporate

Stephen Halper Speaking Engagement

November 11, 2015 – Stephen Halper will be speaking on a panel regarding Convertible Preferred Stock Provisions: How to Negotiate and Draft What Issuers and Investors Need.

Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Litigation, Real Estate

Daily Journal Recognizes Sklar Kirsh Among California’s Top Boutique Law Firms

California’s most prestigious legal publication, the Daily Journal, today recognized Sklar Kirsh LLP as a top corporate and real estate boutique law firm.  The firm was one of only 25 law firms throughout the State to be recognized for specific industry specialization.

Press, Corporate

LABJ: SEC Charges Remain Drain on Generator Firm

Aura Systems Inc.’s patented power generators have been used by every branch of the U.S. military and have helped foreign navies scour the seas. So popular are they that Aura has nearly $100 million in orders awaiting fulfillment.

Press, Corporate

Los Angeles Business Journal: Private Equity Firms Provide High-Stake Paydays

A lot of people go to Wall Street dreaming of big salaries. But today, the real money is in distributions.

Private equity firms’ standard compensation structure, which offers executives a special equity stake entitling them to a piece of the profits in their firm’s investments, has vaulted a handful of private equity kingpins to billionaire status. When there are substantial profits to be split, these stakeholders can take home tens of millions or much more in these profits, called distributions.

Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Litigation, Real Estate

Crossover Hit

Sklar Kirsh LLP’s rapid ascent in the Los Angeles legal market can be attributed in large part to the seamless marriage of the firm’s corporate transactional and real estate practices.

Press, Corporate

Speaking Engagement

Jennifer Borow spoke on a M&A Panel regarding MAC clauses.

Corporate, Real Estate

3 Takeaways For PE Firms From Energy Future’s Ch. 11

While private equity firms might be nervous to wade back into the energy sector after the KKR & Co. LP- led $45 billion misstep on Energy Future Holdings Corp., experts say Tuesday’s historic bankruptcy has some important lessons for private equity players hoping to avoid a similar fate.

  • “For several years, I have worked with Sklar Kirsh for my M&A and other corporate law needs.  They are practical and creative lawyers and have guided me through several major transactions with a steady hand and clear focus on my goals.”
    — Mark Mickelson, Managing Partner of Next Point Capital, Chairman of Art Brand Studios & Chairman of Next Point Bearing Group

This testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.