In Episode 76, Financial Poise Radio host Chris Cahill interviews Financial Poise founder Jonathan Friedland. They discuss the roots of Financial Poise in educating investors about alternative assets, providing distressed deal data and marketing modes, presenting carefully selected and edited writings, and producing webinars on a strict NON pay-to-play basis.
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Jonathan Friedland is a partner with Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer. Jonathan P. Friedland is well recognized as a lawyer’s lawyer.
Clients turn to Jonathan with their most challenging restructuring and business matters. In addition to counseling privately owned businesses in their acquisition and divestiture transactions, Jonathan is highly regarded for serving as outside general counsel to closely-held companies and their principals. In addition, he frequently serves as co-counsel to other law firms whose clients are facing financial distress. Jonathan’s practice is national, regional and local in scope. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, Illinois, New Jersey and New York.
Jonathan’s practice includes representing private equity funds and other investors in mergers and acquisitions activities. Additionally he advises clients about fiduciary duties and helps structure relationships between shareholders, LLC members and joint venturers. He counsels on succession planning, employee matters and a host of other corporate matters. During the course of his representation, Jonathan is frequently engaged in negotiating loans and equipment leases and general contract issues.
In his extensive restructuring and insolvency work, Jonathan as guided scores of companies through challenging financial situations, including Chapter 11, assignments for the benefit of creditors and out-of-court workouts. For over two decades, he has also represented buyers of distressed assets and creditors and creditor committees against distressed business. Jonathan is a highly regarded author, editor and speaker. He has authored more than 100 published articles in professional journals. He also has been profiled, interviewed and/or quoted in such publications as Buyouts Magazine, The M&A Journal, Inside Counsel, LAW360, Business Week.com, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review; Dow Jones LBO Wire, and The Daily Deal.
Jonathan is lead author of Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses, and Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation treatises, published by West, and the general editor of A Comparison Shopping Guide for 363 Sales, published by the American Bankruptcy Institute. Jonathan is also the founder and chairman of DailyDAC, LLC, d/b/a Financial Poise™, an on-line provider of continuing education, information, and business intelligence for business owners, investors, and their trusted advisors. He is also on the editorial board of “The Corporate Counselor.”
Mr. Cahill is counsel with Lowis & Gellen LLP, in Chicago, Illinois. He guides secured lenders, creditors, debtors, creditors’ committees, potential purchasers and others through bankruptcy cases, out-of-court workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and receiverships. Mr. Cahill has substantial mega-case experience at national law firms representing very large debtors, and has counseled and…
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