David Staub is an experienced Illinois business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, technology law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, tax law and commercial finance. His primary role is serving as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses of all sizes. His experience and training in business law provide him with the background to counsel his clients on a wide variety of legal issues including private equity, venture capital and other financing; joint ventures and strategic business relationships; software development contracts, licensing agreements and other technology issues; sales agency and other distribution matters; and employment issues and executive compensation arrangements. His clients range from start-ups seeking guidance on formation of their business entity, to established companies looking for new sources of capital to fuel their growth, to mature family-owned companies planning for transfer of the business to the next generation. He provides advice on buying a business for those starting out or expanding their existing operations and counsels others on selling their business or pursuing other exit strategies.