Commercial Transactions, Commercial Finance and Corporate Law
Attorneys at Evans Keane LLP are experienced in all aspects of Idaho corporate law and the law of limited liability entities, and have played leading roles in the revision of the Idaho Corporate Code. We are experienced in the purchase and sale of closely held businesses, with purchase prices ranging from $1 Million to $150 Million, and have formed Idaho state-chartered banks and bank holding companies. Our attorneys have experience in securities law, and have acted as lead counsel in the registration of securities, the preparation and filing of proxy statements and periodic reports, and the listing of securities on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq National Market. We have also deregistered corporations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, to avoid the expense of compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Evans Keane LLP has extensive experience litigating highly complex cases as well as those of lesser size. Some of our areas of expertise are noted below. However we frequently represent clients in litigation arising under corporate law, product liability, real estate disputes, bankruptcy collections, employment litigation, and general commercial disputes. We are experienced in both multi-district and class-action litigation. Our products defense practice includes representation in the areas of drug and medical devices (American Home Products, Hoffmann-LaRoche, and GlaxoSmithKline and Wyeth); agricultural chemicals (DuPont, American Cyanamid); automotive (Ford, Volkswagen, Hyundai); and, tobacco (Phillip Morris, R.J. Reynolds). We are experienced in bankruptcy litigation, both large and small, on behalf of Trustees and Creditors. Our representation includes numerous international, national, and local corporations and businesses in commercial, real estate, and general litigation.
This firm’s bankruptcy practice focuses on litigating and negotiating on behalf of Trustees and creditors. The litigation includes fraudulent transfer avoidance, preference avoidance, objections to discharge, concealed property, collections, property disputes, contract and lien disputes. Our attorneys have served as bankruptcy examiners. The firm also represents creditor committees. The debtor accomplishing the first pre-packaged Chapter 11 plan in Idaho was represented by our attorneys.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in real estate transactions and litigation involving real property. We represent various local associations of REALTORS ® and multiple listing services. Our real estate experience includes acquisition and sale, financing and entitlement. We frequently assist buyers and sellers of farms and ranches, as well as in transactions involving development property. Our real property litigation practice includes foreclosures, liens, boundary disputes, construction defects and home owner association litigation. As part of our representation of local and out-of-state lenders, we frequently prepare or review loan documents and security instruments for commercial real estate transactions.
Our employment law practice includes the representation of a substantial number of employers throughout the state, assisting them in avoiding and defending employee-related problems. We have the expertise to guide our clients through the complexities of federal and state employment laws and court decisions. Our goal is to help our clients avoid violations of these laws, and we are frequently asked to counsel employers before an employment decision is made.