Eric Pritchard, a partner in the Business and Finance Department and a member of the Government Relations Group at the law firm of Kleinbard LLC, was recently re-elected as Chairman of the Montgomery County Industrial Development Authority (“IDA”).

The IDA provides tax exempt financing to manufacturers and non-profits in Pennsylvania. Tax exempt financing permits private market lenders to lend to qualified borrowers on a tax exempt basis, lowering the borrower’s cost of funds.

Pritchard, a commercial litigator turned transactional lawyer, advises middle market companies, start-up ventures, and entrepreneurs. He regularly represents buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity financings. Pritchard has participated in hundreds of deals ranging from multi-million dollar stock acquisitions to asset acquisitions, advising clients ranging from leading roll-up acquirers to entrepreneurs seeking to exit their ventures.

Eric Pritchard can be reached at 215.496.7241 or

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