Kleinbard partner, Mary Beth Gray, recently served as a panelist at the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA) Spring Volunteer Orientation.  Ms. Gray participated in a Case Study Panel Discussion that focused on:

  • The Business of Culture: Nonprofit vs For-Profit Model
  • Creative Content: Introduction to Intellectual Property

Ms. Gray is a partner in the Business & Finance Department at Kleinbard.  She focuses her practice on business succession, including the sale of businesses to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and other transactions involving ESOPs.  She has represented both buyers and sellers in more than 300 transactions involving both equity and assets.  In addition to her ESOP practice, Gray concentrates her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (representing sellers and buyers), corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate restructuring and executive compensation.  She also regularly advises companies and shareholders with respect to both transactional and operational issues, including corporate governance, stock ownership, succession planning, equity and non-equity compensation, securities law issues, corporate finance and corporate tax matters.