For Margaret Walsh, the keys to success are developing ongoing business relationships with her clients and providing straightforward and practical legal advice.
Margaret concentrates on corporate and commercial transactions, including acquisitions and sales of businesses ranging in size and industry. She is involved in all aspects of business planning, including business formation, ownership structure, succession planning, and contract negotiation and preparation. She also provides counsel on all matters related to general commercial real estate finance and secured lending transactions. Some of Margaret's recent transactional work includes collaborating with her colleagues on the folliowing matters:
- Part of a transaction team that represented a private equity company in its acquisition of ten machinery businesses throughout the northeastern United States occurring on the same day. Involved in drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreements, employment agreements, subordinated promissory notes, and heavy diligence.
- Part of a transaction team that represented national private healthcare management company in the sale of all of its membership interest. Involved in drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreement, ancillary documents and heavy diligence.
- Part of a transaction team that represented a national fitness facility corporation in the sale of all of its assets. Involved in drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreement, ancillary documents and heavy diligence.
- Part of a transaction team that represented national aquatic services corporation in its acquisition of all assets of a Midwest aquatic services company. Involved in drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreement, employment agreement, ancillary documents and diligence.
Margaret ensures her clients are served to the best of her ability by collaborating with attorneys both within and outside her practice areas. She regularly attends conferences and writes articles on immediate changes and laws that may impact her clients’ business. Margaert also currently serves as a member of the firm's Associate/Law Clerk Oversight Committee and an ambassador of Chuhak & Tecson's Women Helping Women program.
Margaret earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, cum laude. While in law school, she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in International Aviation Law and Policy and International Dispute Resolution.
In her free time, Margaret likes traveling, spending time with friends and family, and sailing. An animal lover, she volunteers at rescues and animal shelters.