U.S. & International Business & Financing

money-houseThe lawyers of Raven & McDonagh have extensive experience advising and representing clients in a wide variety of U.S. and international business and financing matters.

Our services to business clients and non-profit organizations extend throughout the life of the business or venture, including:

  • Pre-formation planning and structuring
  • Business formation and licensing (including corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships and joint ventures)
  • Shareholder, partnership, operating and buy-sell agreements
  • Equity capital and financing
  • Corporate governance and management
  • Contract review, negotiation and drafting
  • Mergers and acquisitions; sales and purchases of assets, stock and/or ownership interests
  • Dissolution
  • Serving as general counsel and statutory agent
  • Working with tax professionals to structure and document U.S. and international businesses and transactions

Whatever stage you are at in your business, we can help design, negotiate and implement the legal structure and documentation, conduct due diligence, and comply with legal requirements to help you reach your goals while minimizing risks. We are experienced with complex multimillion-dollar transactions, as well as small business matters.

Our business clientele is diverse. We serve the business and financing needs of large companies and small and medium businesses or enterprises and their owners, management and investors. Our business practice includes forming and advising various types of business entities (U.S. and international corporations, LLCs, partnerships and non-profit organizations), as well as advising entrepreneurs and sole proprietors.

The firm has extensive experience working with companies and individuals with respect to business transactions and economic development in Arizona and Mexico, and has collaborated closely with local, state and federal government agencies in public-private partnerships and other collaborative efforts. We also provide cross-border consulting services, including a full range of consulting and government relations services to U.S. companies and individuals doing business in Mexico.

Mark Raven has extensive experience with U.S. and international business and financing transactions and economic development, especially in Arizona and Mexico. Mr. Raven is fluent in Spanish and over the past fifteen years has traveled extensively to Mexico City, Baja California Sur and Sonora to negotiate and close business and real estate deals. He is a member of the Bi-National Board of Directors of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and Secretary of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade.

Chris McDonagh has extensive experience in advising and representing clients in U.S. and international business and financing transactions, especially in Arizona and Mexico, and related dispute resolution and litigation in Arizona. Before moving to Tucson in 1996, Mr. McDonagh worked at an international law firm in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. In 2004, he obtained a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in International Trade Law from The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Mr. McDonagh is also a former member of the Financial, Business and Legal Services Committee of the Arizona-Mexico Commission.

Mark B. Raven, Esq. (click here)
Christopher S. McDonagh, Esq. (click here)