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Gary Eastman

Gary Eastman

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Olathe
Kansas
Licensed in
KS, MO
University of Kansas
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About
Dealmaking - I have had the privilege of working through some extraordinarily complex deals. Complex deals are like simple deals, really. They can be broken down into their parts and then the important pieces can be focused upon. The goal is to work hard toward the important business goals to maximize profitability and minimize risk.
General Counsel - The goal is to understand the business. Then, all legal documents can be dealt with in a manner to meet the business goals. The focus is on making things happen and having the business departments see us as value added counsel and not a roadblock.
Collaboration - I focus on working with my
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20
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mr. Eastman spent a considerable amount of time leading the negotiations for our team in this very expensive deal (nine figures). There were multiple parties involved and he took the time to work with all the parties and come to a consensus, which was difficult given the subject matter and time pressures for the deal. We couldn't be happier with him."

Payment - Processing Services Agreement and Managed Services Agreement
Posted on May 15, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I have worked with Gary Eastman of the Eastman Law Firm for years. We have always had a great working relationship. I think that this is because he really takes the time to listen to our problem and then finds the best solution for that problem. Other attorneys just seem to want to get us out of the way and send us a huge bill. Gary instead works with us to help us solve our problems and he does it in a very fair manner."

Corporate counsel
Posted on May 15, 2018

Work History

Home Credit US

General Counsel

Aug 2015 - Present

Drafted and negotiated agreements for all capital markets transactions, including debt transactions with lenders, including master trust warehouse negotiation and creation for use in securitization transactions in the future
Served as counsel for consumer financing transactions, including regulatory issued and creation of credit card documents, new product offerings and all related issues

Aug 2015 - Present

Business Law Group

Principal

Jul 2005 - Present

Provided counsel to multiple companies, including as general counsel
Negotiated, drafted and prepared purchase and sale agreements
Led contract development and associated products for use by multi-state departments, including standardized contracts for vendors, purchasers and other parties for use by all operational units of business.

Jul 2005 - Present

HRS Erase

General Counsel

Feb 2009 - Dec 2014

Provided counsel regarding governmental laws; drafted master agreements and internal procedures to control the distribution and implementation of those agreements for the operating divisions of the company, reducing costs by 35%.
Developed contracts for mergers and acquisitions, including service contracts, shareholder agreements, JV agreements and payment arrangements, reducing time by 24%

Feb 2009 - Dec 2014

Aleritas Capital

General Counsel

Jul 2007 - Sep 2008

 Served as counsel of publicly-traded finance company.
 Drafted and reviewed securitization and warehouse agreements, and associated derivative risk management devices, to determine portfolio and systemic risk.
 Represented company merger and acquisition transactions, including strategic relationships and negotiated agreements regarding due diligence and related agreements.

Jul 2007 - Sep 2008

Polsinelli

Associate

Jul 2002 - Aug 2005

Composed and implemented contracts and associated documents for commercial transactions.
Provided counsel to clients regarding finance issues and credit-related problems.
Designed and drafted various corporate agreements, resolutions, and transactional documents.

Jul 2002 - Aug 2005

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