Robyn C. Axberg

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Robyn C. Axberg is an associate in Holland & Knight's Chicago office. She is a member of the firm's Business Law Section and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters and information technology. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Axberg worked as a financial analyst for a Fortune 500 company.

Ms. Axberg has assisted clients in the acquisition and disposition of assets and going enterprises across a diverse mix of industries. She has served as lead counsel in preparing asset and stock purchase agreements, merger agreements, and orchestrating reorganizations, financing arrangements and business combinations. 

Ms. Axberg aids closely-held businesses in entity selection, formation and general corporate matters. She advises law firm clients with respect to partnership and corporate structuring, including drafting appropriate formation and governance documentation. She has helped her not-for-profit clients receive tax-exempt treatment from the Internal Revenue Service and comply with state requirements. She represents minority and women-owned businesses in the procurement and maintenance of MBE (Minority Business Enterprise), WBE (Women Business Enterprise) and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) certifications. 

Ms. Axberg has experience in the information technology industry, representing software developers, consultants and distributors. Her experience includes e-commerce, software licensing and protection of intellectual property.

Ms. Axberg serves as adjunct faculty at the John Marshall Law School Business Transactions Externship Program, where she supervises student clinicians in the representation of clients in business formation and transactional matters. In addition, Ms. Axberg provides pro bono legal aid to organizations servicing the underprivileged.

At Loyola University Chicago, Ms. Axberg received the Justice Edward D. White Scholarship Award for graduating with the highest grade point average in the evening division. She served as executive editor for the Illinois Judicial Conference Symposium issue of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. She participated in student fellowships with the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies and the Chicago Intellectual Property Colloquium. Prior to graduation, Ms. Axberg assisted clients through the Loyola Business Law Center Clinic.