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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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"Great experience with Geoff! Really appreciate him working out our legal situation so easily."

Stock Purchase Agreements / Amend Option Plan / Board Minutes
Posted on Mar 26, 2020
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"Geoffrey is patient, informative and very knowledgeable. So happy to have found him!"

Delaware Incorporation Services
Posted on Mar 17, 2020
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"What a huge help Geoff has been. Much appreciated."

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Mar 16, 2020
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"Incredible and professional. Geoffrey has been a saving grace for our company and we will be definitely utilizing his skills in our future projects!"

Shareholders Agreement
Posted on Mar 10, 2020
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"Great job incorporating my company in Delaware!"

Form Delaware Corporation
Posted on Mar 9, 2020
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"Geoffrey has helped us incorporate 2 startups and has guided us through the funding process. We've been very satisfied with everything he's done."

Stock Transfer Agreement / Stock Purchase Agreement / Board Minutes
Posted on Mar 4, 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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