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Business Representation & Transactions

Our Business Representation & Transactions Group handles business law matters for all types and sizes of business organizations, including public and private corporations, limited and general partnerships, limited liability companies, and sole proprietorships. Our lawyers frequently serve as outside general counsel to clients and also serve as special counsel for specific needs or projects. The group offers business formation and counseling services, mergers and acquisitions services, and counsel on joint ventures, franchising, and other business expansion alternatives. Our lawyers have decades of experience in private placements, public offerings, and all aspects of securities regulations compliance.

We provide clients with clear, pragmatic advice. Our goal is to maximize our clients’ success by delivering sound guidance throughout the course of their business decisions.


  • KMK represented Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation in its $1.6 billion merger with Kemper Corporation.  KMK represented Infinity with all legal aspects of the transaction including registration of Kemper's equity securities as a merger consideration with the Securities and Exchange Commission and preparation of the merger proxy materials on behalf of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation. Sidley Austin LLP served as counsel for Kemper Corporation.
  • KMK represented Multi-Color Corporation in its $1.4 billion acquisition of the Labels Division of Constantia Flexibles, comprised of 23 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries.
  • KMK represented Cintas Corporation in its joint venture with Shred-it International, which combined the second and fourth largest shredding companies in the United States to create the world’s largest document destruction company, with $600 million in combined revenues and operations in 18 countries. KMK represented Cintas in all facets of its joint venture transaction, including M&A, securities, labor, real estate, employee benefits, and environmental. Stikeman Elliott (Toronto) represented Shred-it.