Amy Geerhart's practice is focused on business sales and acquisitions, organization or dissolution of business entities, transition of ownership in closely held businesses, and trademarks and copyright law.
Much of Amy's practice involves the structuring of business sales and acquisitions with the goals of obtaining the best possible tax advantages and utilizing a practical approach to the transaction. Her work includes representing clients in corporate mergers and reorganizations and structuring the sale or purchase of ongoing business entities.
Amy assists clients in the formation and legal maintenance of various business entities including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships. Her services include:
Amy's counsel to businesses also includes advising businesses on their intellectual property matters, specifically trademarks and copyrights. Her work involves advising clients on selection of tradenames and trademarks; filing and prosecuting trademark applications with the state and with the Patent and Trademark Office, including opposition proceedings; counseling clients on general copyright issues; and negotiating and drafting trademark and copyright assignment and licensing agreements.
Willamette University College of Law
Off the Job
Amy was born and raised in the heart of the Willamette Valley. On the weekends, Amy can be found spending time with her husband and their two energetic daughters. When time permits, Amy finds herself swept up in a good book, or tackling a new recipe.