Robert E. Botts, Jr. represents and counsels clients in sales and acquisitions of businesses, commercial transactions, corporate compliance, mining, real estate, commercial finance and lending.
Robert has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating contracts: including partnership agreements; joint venture agreements; limited liability company operating agreements; stock purchase agreements; real estate agreements; service agreements; license agreements; royalty agreements; surface use agreements; loan and security agreements and other domestic and international commercial contracts.
Robert provides legal counsel to financial institutions in the areas of corporate governance and operational matters while also advising on regulatory compliance issues. Robert is certified by the National Association of Development Companies to provide legal counsel to certified development companies regarding the Small Business Administration 504 loan program.
Robert acts as outside general counsel for several privately-held companies. He is routinely asked to speak with boards of directors, senior management, entrepreneurs and their advisors about current issues related to capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance of companies with all types of ownership structures. Robert regularly advises clients in connection with general business matters, business strategies, establishment of strategic relationships, formation of new business entities, both domestic and international. Robert also works with emerging businesses from the start-up stage to established operating entities. Robert has represented clients in various litigation matters in the areas of contract disputes, banking, financing, real estate, and environmental issues.