Alissa  L. Chambers

Alissa L. Chambers

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Languages Spoken

German

Alissa helps clients navigate through all stages of their business needs, including entity formation and structure advice; ongoing corporate governance issues; purchasing an existing business; selling an existing business; and exiting a business (shareholder buy-sell agreements, redemption agreements). Alissa’s experience includes target and acquirer representation in mergers and acquisitions and private securities offerings. Alissa regularly provides general outside counsel services, including drafting and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts, employment agreements and employee handbooks, and agreements related to ongoing corporate and employment law compliance.

Alissa is passionate about giving back to the community and is actively involved in providing access to justice to low-income Montanans. Alissa was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award from the 1st Judicial District of Montana in 2013 and currently sits on the board of trustees of the Montana Legal Services Association.

Practice Areas

    • Banking and Finance
    • Banking Law, Compliance, and Internal Operations and Processes
    • Financing, Loan Structuring, and Documentation
    • Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Business Transactions
    • Non-Profit Entities
    • Advice and representation in employment litigation, including wrongful discharge and discrimination matters
    • Employee discipline and termination advice
    • Employment contract review and drafting
    • Employment policy development, including handbook drafting and review
    • Acquisitions and Dispositions
    • Due Diligence
    • Joint Ventures
    • Mergers
    • Securities
    • Pro Bono
    • Access, Title and Property Disputes
    • Commercial Real Estate Acquisition, Sales and Leasing
    • Charitable Giving
    • Elder Law Planning
    • Estate Planning
    • Fiduciary Obligations and Estate and Trust Litigation
    • Guardianships, Conservatorships and Disability Planning
    • Premarital Agreements
    • Probate, Estate and Trust Administration

Bar Admission

Montana, 2011
North Dakota, 2013

Education

2008 – B.A., magna cum laude, Arizona State University
2011 – J.D., Willamette University College of Law

Honors & Awards

Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for the First Judicial District Court (2013)

Community Involvement

Board Member of Board of Trustees, Montana Legal Services

Professional Affiliations

Lewis and Clark First Judicial District Pro Bono Committee Member
State Bar of Montana
North Dakota State Bar Association

Presentations & Publications

“Legal Topics to Have on Your Radar: Crowdfunding” Annual Montana Brewers Conference, presenter (2015)
“Overview of Drafting Estate Planning Documents,” BETTR Law Section Trust and Estate Practice Basic CLE, presenter (2014)
“Distribution Contracts,” Annual Montana Brewers Conference, presenter (2012)