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Geoffrey Amend

Geoffrey Amend

Business Attorney

Wichita
Kansas
Licensed in
KS
Washburn University School of Law

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About
Legal professional with 20 years’ experience concentrated in the areas of corporate law, securities, M&A, telecommunications and renewable fuels.  Served as General Counsel to both public and private companies.  Facilitated due diligence, deal negotiations, M&A processes and business. Drafted asset purchase, stock purchase, merger, employment, consulting, license, escrow, restrictive covenants, option, buy-sell, and shareholders’ agreements, letters of intent and corporate resolutions and minutes. Significant experience advising Board of Directors and C-level decision makers in areas of corporate governance, private equity funding,… read more M&A, securities and joint venture transactions.
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"Geoff helped set up my Company, has always been available for questions and keeps delivering great work for me. Very glad I chose him!"

CIIAA / Consulting / Stock Purchase Agreements
Posted on Jan 22, 2020
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"Knowledgeable and fast. A+"

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Jan 22, 2020
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"I can't recommend Geoffrey enough. He's a kick ass attorney who actually helps you and doesn't just want to bill you for every minute. He went way beyond what was expected. Will 100% hire again and hope to make this a very long term friendship + relationship."

Restructure Corporation
Posted on Jan 15, 2020
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"Good explanation and works very quickly. I recommend !"

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Jan 15, 2020
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"Extremely helpful and fast in responding to all my questions and in executing what was needed. Excellent!"

Corporate Dissolution
Posted on Jan 14, 2020
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"Fast and precise. He is a great lawyer."

Outside General Counsel
Posted on Jan 11, 2020

Work History

Geoffrey B. Amend, PA

Owner

Nov 2013 - Present

Advise clients in various market segments including wireless, domestic and international telecommunications, construction, apparel and food service operations. Drafted asset purchase, stock purchase, merger, employment, consulting, license, escrow, restrictive covenants, option, buy-sell, and shareholders’ agreements, letters of intent and corporate resolutions and minutes.

Nov 2013 - Present

Chelsea Partners, LLC

General Counsel

Dec 2008 - Oct 2013

Performed various legal and business functions for two real estate development companies focused on purchasing and rehabilitating undervalued and underperforming multi-family properties in Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

Dec 2008 - Oct 2013

White Energy, Inc.

Vice President Mergers and Acquisitions, General Counsel and Secretary

Aug 2006 - Nov 2008

Responsible for all legal tasks associated with the construction and/or acquisition of over 280 million gallons of ethanol and 40 million pounds of wheat gluten production. Participated in drafting and negotiating terms of over $390 million of private equity and bank financing to start the business. Drafted asset purchase, stock purchase, merger, employment, consulting and license agreements.

Aug 2006 - Nov 2008

Mobilepro Corp.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

May 2004 - Aug 2006

Performed all internal legal functions for publicly traded telecommunications company including its twenty subsidiary companies. Conducted due diligence and drafted transaction documentation for twenty acquisitions in eighteen months. Responsibility for drafting Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including: Section 16 filings, 8-K, 10-QSB, 10-KSB, SB-2, Proxy Statement and 14C.

May 2004 - Aug 2006

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