Prestige Fitness and Equibank
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With more than 20 years of business transaction experience, Denver-based attorney, Cynthia Smith offers her clients judgment and experience in business law matters. She counsels clients in business organization, bank and venture capital financing, securities offerings and acquisitions and mergers. Cynthia also has expertise in the protection of trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, in software licensing and she advises franchisors and prospective franchisees on the legal aspects of franchise relationships.
Organization of sportswear company including $3 million private securities offering, equity incentive plan, service provider agreements and trademark protection
Sale of technology company for $1.2 million
Represented in borrower in $15 million bank refinance
Franchise counsel to new real estate brokerage franchise
Clearance of popular music rights for use in fundraising video for private school
Searching, filing and prosecuting numerous federal trademark applications
Organization of corporation and securities offering for new concept in mobile work space
Formation and counseling of limited liability companies including investor negotiations, preparation of operating agreements and capital calls
Defense of non-compete violation allegations
Restructure and workout of client debt
Montiel USA Corp (sportswear); Prestige Fitness, LLC (health & fitness club); Hammond’s Candies Since 1920, LLC (Denver candy company); Topics, Inc. (mobile work space); 8z Real Estate, LLC (real estate franchise); SoBiz 10, LLC (technology); Bionostics (medical device manufacturer); City of Centennial (municipality); City of Castle Pines (municipality); Waveland Capital Partners (oil & gas exploration); St. Anselm Exploration Company (oil & gas exploration); Control Design & Manufacturing (palletizers); UMB Bank (banking services); Top Shelf Mixers (beverages).
An M & A Exit for a VC Investment, Aspatore Books, Venture Capital Legal Handbook 2004
Duties of Board of Directors, presented to the ARC of Colorado, Advocating for People with Developmental Disabilities 2006
Mergers and Acquisitions, presented to Colorado Women’s Bar Association 1999
Mile High Community Loan Fund, Board Member, 2009 - present
Secretary of State Advisory Committee, 2006-2008
The Delores Project, Board President, 2006-2008
Colorado Association of Corporation Counsel, President 2005-2006
Colorado Bar Association
University of Denver College of Law, J.D. 1990
Iowa State University, B.S. 1981