Kimberly W. BurnsKimberly Burns Clark Hill
Kimberly W. Burns
Kimberly Burns represents clients in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, corporate law issues, and business contracts.
Kim assists clients in evaluating, structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex transactions, including mergers, equity and asset acquisitions and sales, strategic investments, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and private equity investments.
Kim also works with both for-profit and non-profit organizations, often in an “outside general counsel” role, providing counsel and advice on matters including business planning, business formation, governance, ownership succession issues, and the preparation and negotiation of complex business contracts and transactional documents. Her experience includes clients across a number of industries, including manufacturing, technology, transportation and logistics, healthcare, food, and entertainment. Kim also represents individuals in matters including equity purchases and redemptions, executive compensation, and separation and severance matters.
Prior to attending law school, Kim was employed by the New England Regional Office of the American Arbitration Association, where she supervised the commercial, construction, and insurance caseloads and was responsible for coordinating the screening of new members of the arbitration panel and coordinating and conducting arbitrator training programs. During this time Kim completed a Basic Mediation Training Program (33 hours) facilitated by the Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center.
Counsel to mid-market health care companies including cancer treatment centers, dialysis centers, sleep labs, and ambulatory surgery centers providing lead counsel and coordinating legal counsel on a wide array of matters including corporate matters, operations, acquisition and divestiture transactions, joint venture projects, corporate governance, business planning and financial transactions, and legal compliance.