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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2015, Business and Entrepreneurship Law Emphasis
    • M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City Bloch School of Business, 2015
    • B.B.A., summa cum laude, University of Missouri-Kansas City Bloch School of Business, 2012, Finance Emphasis

Preston represents companies in complex business transactions to ensure their business, financial, and strategic goals are achieved. While Preston has significant experience in the technology and sports industries, he also serves a wide variety of other industries.

Outside General Counsel

Preston serves as outside general counsel for clients ranging from start-ups to mature companies. He provides strategic advice throughout the entire "life cycle" of the client's business, including entity formation, negotiating terms with management, acquiring and licensing intellectual property assets, negotiating and structuring capital-raising transactions, and exist transactions (stock sales, asset sales, mergers).

Commercial Contracts

A substantial portion of Preston's practice is devoted to drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Specifically, Preston has successfully negotiated supply of goods agreements, distribution agreements, sales representative agreements, non-disclosure agreements, professional services agreements, software as a services (SAAS) and other cloud services agreement, software end user license agreements, development agreements, outsourcing agreements, sponsorship agreements, facility license agreements, and food and beverage agreements.

  • Represented a professional sports team in 40+ agreements including sponsorship agreements, facility license agreements, and food and beverage agreements
  • Represented Fortune 50 technology company in negotiating cloud services agreements
  • Represented public utility company in negotiating 80+ vendor contracts including master service agreements, software end user license agreements, and software as a service (SAAS) agreements
  • Represented client in conference in $5,000,000 bank financing
  • Represented mobile app company in $1,300,000 asset sale to international sports team management app development company
  • Represented retail and technology company in private placement of $5,500,000 of equity securities
  • Represented borrower in $29,200,000 refinancing of real estate, equipment, and line of credit financing
  • Represented graphic design company in asset sale to international marketing company for earn-out payments
  • Significant experience in representing clients with respect to business formation and general corporate matters
  • Counsel clients with respect to a variety of employment matters including offer letters, employment agreements, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, and proprietary rights agreements
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LLCs from Start to Finish
Speaker, National Business Institute CLE, Kansas City, Missouri
June 15-16, 2016