Abbey Mateer is a member of GDCR’s Business Transactions and Corporate group. She represents business owners and companies in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, business disputes, formation and start up, restructurings, business succession planning and business continuity planning.
Ms. Mateer has experience assisting sole proprietorships, closely-held businesses and middle market companies in a variety of business and legal needs as well as in the development and negotiation of various business contracts, including development of formation documents and the negotiation of operational documents between multi-member or multi-shareholder companies, review and negotiation of commercial lease agreements, drafting contractor, sales representative, executive and employment agreements, review and development of shareholder agreements or buy-sell agreements amongst co-owners and applying for federal trademarks. She has also represented both minority and majority owners in negotiating effective resolutions in ownership disputes without litigation.
Ms. Mateer grew up immersed in the operation of a local family-owned small business, fueling her passion to create a collaborative legal experience for closely-held and family-owned businesses.