Ice Miller’s Columbus Office Welcomes Business Group Associates
COLUMBUS – Ice Miller LLP welcomes Aaron Weir
as a new associate to the Business Group in its Columbus office, and Chris Michael
, a current associate with the Firm, who has recently moved to the Business Group.
“Chris and Aaron bring additional capabilities and strength to the Business Group as we support our clients’ growth,” said Rob Ouellette
, vice chair of the Firm’s Business Group. "They will be important members of our deal team and the business community."
Michael focuses his practice on complex corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and transactions, and financing transactions involving debt and equity offerings. He has represented and assisted clients across a variety of industries including manufacturing, logistics, business services, financial services, veterinary medicine, information technology, agriculture and professional services.
Michael grew up in the agribusiness industry and worked in that sector before pursuing law school. Ice Miller represents his family’s commercial agribusiness, and Michael has worked with several agribusiness clients.
Weir focuses his practice on advising clients regarding a wide variety of decisions ranging from choice of entity and related corporate formation and tax issues to negotiating and structuring complex transactions. He routinely provides counsel to clients regarding negotiation and drafting of documents related to the sale, acquisition, merger, lease and finance of complex business organizations and their assets. Weir also advises clients on trademark and copyright law, including registration, acquisitions and maintenance and licensing of intellectual property.
In addition to his law degree, Weir holds a master's degree in sports administration and an LLM in Business and Taxation, with a concentration in corporate governance and finance. His experience in the sports industry includes assisting with new market assessments, reviewing contracts and proposals for the golf industry and helping with ballpark operations.
About Ice Miller LLP
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, environment, tax, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal finance and government law. With offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; and Washington, D.C., the Firm has more than 300 lawyers, 40 paraprofessionals and 280 support staff members.
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.