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  • Helena, MT
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Alissa L. Chambers  Associate

Alissa helps clients navigate through all stages of their business needs, including entity formation and structure advice; ongoing corporate governance issues; purchasing an existing business; selling an existing business; and exiting a business (shareholder buy-sell agreements, redemption agreements). Alissa’s experience includes target and acquirer representation in mergers and acquisitions and private securities offerings. Alissa regularly provides general outside counsel services, including drafting and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts, employment agreements and employee handbooks, and agreements related to ongoing corporate and employment law compliance.

Alissa is passionate about giving back to the community and is actively involved in providing access to justice to low-income Montanans. Alissa was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award from the 1st Judicial District of Montana in 2013 and currently sits on the board of trustees of the Montana Legal Services Association.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:

Represented buyers and sellers in the sale or acquisition of several hotel properties;

Represented the buyer in the purchase of a grocery store business acquisition;

Worked with a team of business and legal advisors on the acquisition of a trucking company with a private equity firm;

Represented a bank in selling OREO property to a management company;

Assisted on the merger of a professional services firm with a larger firm;

Represented buyers and sellers in the negotiation and acquisition of dental practices;

Represented buyers and sellers of businesses within the construction industry; and

Assisted with private placements by start-up companies in manufacturing, health care and real estate industries.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2011
  • North Dakota, 2013

Education

  • 2008 - B.A., magna cum laude, Arizona State University
  • 2011 - J.D., Willamette University College of Law

Awards and Honors

  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for the First Judicial District Court (2013)

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Board Member of Board of Trustees, Montana Legal Services

Professional Affiliations

  • Lewis and Clark First Judicial District Pro Bono Committee Member
  • State Bar of Montana
  • North Dakota State Bar Association

Presentations and Publications

  • “Legal Topics to Have on Your Radar: Crowdfunding” Annual Montana Brewers Conference, presenter (2015)
  • “Overview of Drafting Estate Planning Documents,” BETTR Law Section Trust and Estate Practice Basic CLE, presenter (2014)
  • “Distribution Contracts,” Annual Montana Brewers Conference, presenter (2012)

Languages Spoken

  • German