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Kimon Korres

Kimon Korres

Business, Startup and M&A Attorney

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
FL, IL
University of Florida Levin College of Law

"super easy and fun to work with. did a great job"

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About
From working at leading international law firms to launching multiple businesses, Kimon has practiced at the intersection of business and law for nearly a decade. Having sat in the founder’s seat as CEO to a tech company and co-founder to a real estate investment group, Kimon has hands-on experience strategically balancing legal and operational objectives across the business life-cycle. Kimon focuses on how your legal decisions impact your business, and how to solve for sustainable and efficient growth.

Practice areas include Startups and Emerging Companies, M&A, Venture Capital, Leasing, Contracts, Business Formation and
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"Kimon is like you — a real person. He's been great to work with not just as a guy who's had our back going up against self-styled masters of the universe, but also as a dude who's been in our shoes, as a friend and counselor. 10/10 will be working with him long into the future."

Shareholder Agreement Services
Posted on Dec 3, 2019
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"super easy and fun to work with. did a great job"

Business Formation Consultation
Posted on Nov 14, 2019
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"Kimon´s response time is great and he follow ups until the the matter is solved. He´s a knowledgeable lawyer and I would recommend him for last minute transactions requiring immediate solution."

Consult on Corporate Restructure
Posted on Nov 4, 2019
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"Very knowledgable, met all deadlines and extremely easy to work with."

Assist with Convertible Debt
Posted on Nov 2, 2019
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"Kimon far exceeded my expectations. He was very prompt, knowledgeable, and answered all of my questions clearly. I will use him on the future and encourage anyone looking for a great lawyer to do the same."

Business Formation Consultation
Posted on Oct 18, 2019
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"Great work and great communication. I would hire again."

Review Operating Agreement
Posted on Sep 18, 2019

Work History

Bastille Legal Group

Principal

Jan 2019 - Present

Founder of law firm specializing in the business and legal needs unique to founders and emerging businesses, providing efficient and value accretive solutions from the seed of an idea to IPO.

Jan 2019 - Present

GoodVets

Outsourced General Counsel

Sep 2018 - Present

Outsourced General Counsel to Veterinary Startup, including funding, employment, compliance and operational matters.

Sep 2018 - Present

Social Evidence LLC

Strategy Consultant

Jan 2018 - Oct 2018

Strategy consultant for cloud-based aggregator of social media data for analysis and export in legal-compatible formats

- Lead product analysis and comprehensive re-design and development strategy

- Advised on legal strategy re: evolving social media security and access policies

-Lead re-negotiation of third-party service and technology licensing agreements

Jan 2018 - Oct 2018

McGuireWoods

Attorney - Private Equity, Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions

Aug 2016 - Sep 2018

Advised private equity clients on strategic acquisitions and sales, including: $100 million private equity sponsored sale of regional urgent care provider

Advised venture capital clients and early stage companies across the formation, capitalization and growth funding life cycle.

Structured over $400 million in investment funds and private placement offerings.

Aug 2016 - Sep 2018

Peer to Pier Technologies, LLC

Co-Founder, General Counsel

Nov 2016 - Jun 2016

Co-Founder of BoatDay – a mobile-based peer-to-peer boat sharing and services platform:

- built financial and business models to support ~$400,000+ seed investment round

- led B2B and B2C negotiation, acquisition and on-boarding for 150 suppliers

- executed all formation, securities, and regulatory compliance matters

-drafted and negotiated all third-party agreements, ToS and privacy policy

Nov 2016 - Jun 2016

White & Case

Attorney - Financial Restructuring and Insolvency

Oct 2011 - Aug 2013

Advised business entities and financial stakeholders in complex cross-border financial restructurings, including:

- Major League Baseball, leading creditor in the bankruptcy and $2.15 billion sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers

- the secured lenders committee for Danish shipping company, Torm A/S, in the cross-border restructuring of over $1.8 billion of foreign bank debt

Oct 2011 - Aug 2013

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