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Jeremy Waitzman

Jeremy advises his clients at Much Shelist on significant transactions and operational issues in their businesses. Described by clients as "an essential business advisor" and "a partner in the success of my business," Jeremy has substantial experience representing businesses of all types and sizes from inception, guiding them through significant growth, and often through ownership's exit. His clients include privately-held middle market and emerging growth companies, family offices/funds, investors, C-level executives, boards of directors, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Jeremy counsels clients in the areas of corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, private placements, and general contract law. He represents individuals, closely held businesses, start-up companies and serves as outside counsel to several large corporations. His work with companies often includes strategies for the creation of enterprise value.

Articles by Jeremy Waitzman

Why You Should Include a Force Majeure Clause in Lease Agreements     The Northern District of Illinois delivered a victory last month for a tenant who could not operate its leased space as contemplated at the time it entered into the lease (and as it had been operating up until COVID-19), because continuing to operate normally would have violated an order issued by the Governor of the State of Illinois. The case in which this ruling was issued is In re Hitz Restaurant Group, 20 B 05012 (June 20, […]

The SBA’s Views, Court Rulings and Options for Your Company You need to restructure your debt and/or deal as soon as possible with assertive creditors. You want to preserve your company, and you would benefit (or already have benefited) from Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds as a bridge. What do you do? Can you risk Chapter 11? Are PPP loans for Chapter 11 debtors available? If not, what are your options? The CARES Act – which has led to two rounds of funding thus far – has proven to be […]