With a focus on commercial litigation and corporate law, Alex Karam brings a fresh perspective and demonstrated skill to the Guidant team. Alex dives into the complex legal hurdles and growth opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses, securing efficient solutions while prioritizing his client’s long-term goals.
Through his transactional practice, Alex assists businesses in every stage of development: entity formation and structuring, contracting with employees and third-parties, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and business acquisitions and sales. Notably, Alex has successfully guided clients in the sale of their business with valuations reaching $15 million.
His effectiveness in the transactional arena is in part attributable to his experience representing businesses in their commercial disputes. When arranging business deals or otherwise acting as outside counsel on his client’s business decisions, Alex’s knowledge of business litigation helps him identify and address potential issues in an effort to minimize his client’s risk and shield them from future litigation.
In his commercial litigation practice, Alex has helped businesses navigate a diversity of legal disputes, including internal disputes between shareholders, members, joint venturers, and partners, as well as external disputes involving contractual relationships with third-parties.
Alex is among the few lawyers engaging in Arizona-specific cannabis and hemp litigation and business counseling. He guides medical cannabis dispensaries, hemp farmers, and ancillary businesses through the complicated legal territory, helping them comply with the State’s cannabis and hemp regulations. In an effort to educate the public and fellow lawyers about cannabis law, Alex is active with the Arizona Cannabis Bar Association. He is a founding member and treasurer.