Carlson Dash Digest – March 2015

As a firm that succeeded at its own start-up, Carlson Dash brings legal expertise, business knowledge and “street smarts” problem solving in its role as the “go to” boutique law firm for start-ups and small businesses in Illinois and Wisconsin.  
We have identified key actions and information necessary for small businesses, start ups and emerging companies, some of which we will be sharing in this edition of the Carlson Dash Digest, as well as our blog series: Small Business Legal Advice. 


As one of the founding members of Carlson Dash, Wendy Reutebuch heads the firm’s Commercial Real Estate group. In 2014, the firm facilitated over $50,000,000 commercial property transactions on behalf of Carlson Dash’s clients.Wendy is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, and she represents clients in every aspect of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing, construction, leasing and workouts.
She also has extensive experience representing lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions, with a focus on documenting new loans and loan restructurings.Wendy has spoken on a variety of real estate topics, including “The Lowdown on Commercial Loan Documents” and “The Greening of America’s Real Estate”, and is recognized as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers from 2008-2014.Wendy sits on the Board of the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance where she serves as Chair of the Nominations Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee.To learn more about Wendy, click HERE.  


Announcing the Carlson Dash Blog!

Stay current on the latest legal issues as well as practical information that helps businesses answer important legal questions.

Our current series discusses common concerns and questions regarding start ups, emerging companies and small to mid-size businesses: Choosing the Best Corporate Law Firm for your Business.

Is crowdfunding the new platform for raising capital for small businesses?

The highly regarded 1871 tech hub in Chicago and it’s CEO Howard Tullman are in full support of the new proposed Illinois legislation that will follow in the footsteps of it’s Midwest counterparts in allowing companies to sell their stock through popular crowdfunding sites, such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

This will have a big impact on the local start up and small business scene, helping to balance the needs of start ups with the needs of its investors.

For more info on this interesting legal tidbit, click HERE.








Carlson Dash. March 2015 Issue.




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