Robyn C. Axberg

Partner
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Robyn C. Axberg is a business lawyer with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurs, and the legal profession.

Ms. Axberg represents privately held companies in the acquisition and disposition of assets and business enterprises across a diverse mix of industries. Additionally, she orchestrates entity reorganizations, structures and documents joint venture arrangements, and executes all manner of corporate transactions. Ms. Axberg's mergers and acquisitions experience includes representing companies and trustees in connection with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs).

Ms. Axberg aids entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in all phases of the business life cycle, from entity selection, formation, fundraising, general corporate matters, and dissolutions. She routinely drafts operating agreements and shareholder agreements, consulting agreements, service agreements, financing agreements and other commercial contracts. She counsels her technology industry clients in licensing arrangements and protection of intellectual property. 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.

In addition, Ms. Axberg sits on the firm’s Legal Profession Team, where she advises lawyers and law firms with respect to entity selection, partnership and corporate structuring, conflicts, lawyer mobility, fiduciary duties and law firm combinations. She also drafts formation and governance documentation for law firm clients. Additionally, Ms. Axberg speaks and writes on topics relating to entity selection and structuring, ethics and risk management.

Ms. Axberg serves as adjunct faculty at the John Marshall Law School Business Enterprise Law Clinic, where she supervises student clinicians in the representation of clients in business formation and transactional matters on a pro bono basis.

While in law school, Ms. Axberg received the Justice Edward D. White Scholarship Award for graduating with the highest grade point average in the evening division. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Axberg worked as a financial analyst at a Fortune 500 company.

Honors & Awards

  • Holland & Knight Rising Star, Class of 2015