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Daryl B. Cramer, Esq.

Partner

dcramer@genshaftcramer.com
CO Office: 970-925-9450
FL Office: 561-693-6033
Cell: 561-714-3350

Practice Areas

International, Federal, State and Local Taxation; Corporate & Business Law; Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures; Partnerships, LLCs and Strategic Alliances; Private Placements and Securities; Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation; Wealth Management and Estate Planning; Marijuana; Commercial and Residential Real Estate; and Financing.

Description of Practice

Mr. Cramer’s practice involves a broad range of transactional work such as entity formation and reorganization; partnerships, limited liability companies and strategic alliances; asset-based and corporate finance; and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.  He regularly advises founders, debt and equity investors, investment funds, and businesses with respect to the structuring of their business and legal relationships. Mr. Cramer has represented a number of start-ups and emerging growth companies where he completed several rounds of debt or equity financing, implemented all of the operational contracts, and handled numerous acquisitions and strategic alliances.  In many cases, he is involved in the business strategy regarding capital structure and finance, establishing business models, forming or modifying LLCs/partnerships or strategic alliances, as well as compensation and benefits.  Mr. Cramer has also represented a number of more mature public and private companies and prominent non-profit organizations. He regularly acts as outside general counsel for businesses.

Mr. Cramer is involved in tax planning and tax compliance on a continuing basis. A large part of this work is structuring and compliance with regard to the transactions described above. Other areas of focus include foreign investment in U.S. real estate, multi-entity structuring; tax controversies; sales and use tax; compensation and employee benefits.  Mr. Cramer has also advised clients on wealth planning and business succession planning throughout his career.

A significant portion of Mr. Cramer’s practice involves real estate with, an emphasis on commercial real estate and complex financing.  This work involves acquisitions and sales; LLCs/partnerships and joint ventures; financings and private placements; development; and leasing.  Mr. Cramer is adept at guiding a group through the process of raising capital to develop a project where the owners or investors are making varying contributions and are entitled to varying returns and priorities.  He also understands the private placement process and can assist with the securities disclosures and related procedures that are important in raising capital for such ventures.

Mr. Cramer has represented clients in many industries including real estate, Internet marketing and e-commerce, consumer products, alcoholic beverages, health care, software and technology. Over the past five years Mr. Cramer has become increasingly involved in marijuana businesses in Colorado and Florida.

Mr. Cramer regularly handles transactions with values from $3 million to $30 million but has managed transactions with values up to $250 million and has participated in transactions of over $1 billion.

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S. 1984
University of Miami, J.D., 1987 and LL.M., Taxation, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado

  • Florida

  • New York

  • District of Columbia

  • Texas (pending)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Business Law (Mergers & Acquisitions Subcommittee); Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)

  • The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Business Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)

  • Colorado Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation Law, Business Law and Real Estate Law)

  • Pitkin County Bar Association – President (2015-2106)