Sarah A. Kolar
Associateskolar@faegre.com+1 612 766 8184
...Sarah is an associate in Faegre & Benson's corporate group with experience in many areas of corporate representation, including mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate governance, emerging companies, venture capital financing, public and private securities offerings, and general corporate counseling.
Sarah's clients include public and private companies across a range of industries, as well as underwriters and financial advisors.
Mergers and Acquisitions Sarah
has participated in the representation of sellers and buyers in a variety of public and private transactions, including leveraged-buyout transactions and the representation of public issuers in both buy and sell side auction deals.
has represented emerging companies in many industries, including medical devices and biotechnology.She
has represented these entities in connection with formation issues, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.Representative clients in this area include Celleration, Inc.
, IntElect Medical, Inc.
and Gearworks, Inc.
Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Sarah
has prepared and reviewed all types of SEC reports for Minnesota and Delaware public companies and has also provided counsel regarding the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and related regulations. Sarah
has also advised public issuers on various corporate governance matters, including compliance with the New York Stock Exchange
and NASDAQ corporate governance rules. Sarah also has experience drafting in many aspects of equity based compensation arrangements, including preparation of plan documents and SEC registration issues.
Public Securities Offerings Sarah
has represented both public issuers and underwriters in the sales of debt and equity securities to the public.Representative transactions in which Sarah
has played a significant role include:
advises public and private entities on general corporate law matters under the Minnesota Business Corporations Act and Delaware General Corporate Law.She
has drafted general business contracts, including license agreements, service agreements, and employment agreements.She
has also advised companies on general organizational matters, including restructurings and reorganizations.