Kate McGuire represents clients on a wide variety of business and transactional issues. She is experienced in corporate formation and restructuring, including drafting operating agreements, bylaws, membership interest purchase and sale agreements, buy-sell agreements, as well as shareholder and membership agreements. Kate has served as outside general counsel to a diverse range of companies, including medical clinics, private international security firms, retail shops, restaurants, accounting firms, hotels, and private investment groups. As outside general counsel, Kate advises her clients on a daily basis by providing prompt legal advice, negotiating commercial contracts, and continuously monitoring corporate activity in order to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. She is also experienced in drafting and negotiating commercial leases, licensing agreements, employment agreements, master service agreements, promissory notes and guaranty agreements, nondisclosure agreements and other contracts tailored to specific needs of corporate clients.