For over 20 years, James (Jim) Asmussen has combined his legal, accounting and business knowledge to advise emerging growth companies and established family and closely held businesses in a range of industries, including:
- Software and ecommerce
- Food service (distribution, brokerage, and restaurants)
- Professional consulting services
- General manufacturing
His experience includes a combined background in corporate, securities and transactional law with representations involving merger and acquisitions transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, private equity and venture capital transactions, entity formation and entrepreneurial startups.
Jim has represented many clients from the date of their formation through the course of several equity rounds of financing and acquisitions to the ultimate sale of the company in a successful exit.
He has also often represented private equity funds and strategic/industry buyers in the acquisition of promising businesses. Jim’s approach to contested business issues is seeking to find collaborative and innovative solutions that result in getting a transaction accomplished.
Jim enjoys learning about clients' businesses, and finding and referring business opportunities to help the firm's clients. His greatest job satisfaction is feeling that he is a part of clients' management teams and that he is able to help them overcome the many challenges that a growing company encounters on the road to building a successful business.