Business & Corporate Practice
Throughout his career, Mr. Thayer has been heavily involved in the formation, financing, and operation of business enterprises in a variety of industries both domestically and internationally. His industry experience includes technology ventures, securities offerings, cryptocurrency matters, real estate transactions, oil and gas offerings, manufacturing businesses, retail establishments, franchised businesses concepts, resort development, brokerage businesses, professional sports team acquisition, and other start-up and emerging businesses. He has also worked with large family offices with respect to their international holdings, including offshore trusts, international companies, and the complex tax issues that go with those structures.
Mr. Thayer advises businesses on their formation issues, capital structures, private placement offerings, and other business contracts. He has represented clients on both sides of venture capital transactions, private equity transactions, debt offerings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and other finance transactions. He advises family offices and hedge fund managers on fund formation, securities offerings, investment adviser registration issues, and SEC compliance matters. He assists businesses with routine business transactions including business contracts, employment agreements, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, vendor contracts, and other business matters affecting an organization.
Family Office Practice
Mr. Thayer’s background as a business lawyer makes him an essential adviser to family offices. He assists families with the formation of family holding companies, virtual family offices, single family offices, and international structures. Once these entities are formed, Mr. Thayer assists family offices with venture capital, private equity, and direct investment transactions. Mr. Thayer also advises families on their Section 16 reporting obligations with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as their 13F, 13D, 13G, 13H, and Form 3, 4, & 5, reporting obligations.
Commercial and Residential Real Estate Practice
Mr. Thayer’s background in real estate dates back to his experience as a law clerk with Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., a lawyer owned title insurance company. He is experienced in both commercial and residential real estate. He has helped businesses in the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of commercial, retail, office, and industrial space.
Sports & Entertainment Law Practice
Mr. Thayer has represented and advised athletes, entertainers, and other celebrities in the negotiation of business contracts. He has reviewed and advised clients on the acquisition of sports teams, movie production agreements, agency contracts, modeling agreements, endorsement agreements, private equity transactions, and other business arrangements.