A boutique corporate law firm serving as outside General Counsel with a specific focus on Mergers & Acquisitions and capital raises.
What sets us apart, however, is TEN. We feel blessed, personally and professionally, and donate a full ten percent of all of our revenue to faith-based not for profits.
WHAT WE DO
Our singular goal is to deliver the highest caliber of legal service to each and every client.
Private Equity Transactions
Our attorneys represent private equity funds, family offices, and high-net worth individuals in their investment in and acquisition of portfolio companies operating across various industries throughout the United States. Our extensive buy-side experience allows us to efficiently broker deals to closing.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our attorneys represent both buyers and sellers across the country in lower middle market M&A transactions, typically with enterprise values between $5mm and $100mm.
We routinely represent clients on both sides of private capital raises, working with early-stage venture funds and angel investors, on the investor side, or companies raising capital across their life cycle from first round, start-up capital through institutional and strategic investor rounds.
Outside General Counsel
We often sit as General Counsel for our clients based upon our attorneys' years of experience in both law and business. In this role, we may advise on entity formation, negotiate and draft contracts, or handle employment matters.
Closed hundreds of Insurance Agency acquisitions throughout the country, involving the world's largest insurance agencies
Represented founders through the entire lifecycle of their companies, from entity formation to Exit Transaction
Work with emerging and middle market companies across a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, education, financial services, and beauty/skincare, handling their capital raises, contract negotiations, and employment related matters
Sale of numerous franchise operations in a variety of industries to financial investors
Sale of all variety of manufacturing and supply companies to both financial and strategic buyers
We love what we do.
Becoming a key member of our client's management team
enables us to contribute far beyond providing sound legal advice.
We want to work with our clients for years,
helping them grow their businesses, no matter what the industry.
Because we enjoy what we do, you might actually find we are lawyers who you enjoy working with.
Imagine that, it is possible.
Finding lawyers to help you accomplish your business goals rather than put up roadblocks.
Our lawyers love their families and their communities.
We love that we are fortunate enough to work hard
helping our clients achieve remarkable success,
while still having the ability to give.
When we formed Midtown GC, we did it with a primary goal of enabling the firm
to give ten percent of its revenue to worthy causes.
WHO WE ARE
W. Wilhelm Rabke
Co-Founder & Partner
Tel: (804) 823-3944
Will graduated from Hampden-Sydney College before returning to his hometown to take over his family's business. Running his own business for nine years taught him many important lessons, which he uses every day in his law practice. Will, his wife and three kids, have called Richmond home since they moved here to allow Will to attend The University of Richmond School of Law. After law school, Will has spent his career with one of the largest regional firms based in Richmond and with a small transactional lawfirm. He values the trust his clients place with him and attempts to build on that level of trust by establishing long term relationships with each of his clients. Will wants each of his clients to consider him as a valued advisor to their business team.
Tel: (804) 807-1593
Tel: (804) 807-1593
Emma graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Legal Studies focus. Emma then attended the University of Richmond School of Law, where she graduated summa cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Emma was a member of the University of Richmond Law Review, McNeil Honor Society, and Phi Delta Phi. Beginning her legal career at Hunton Andrews Kurth on the business finance team, Emma represented private equity firms and public companies in connection with a variety of commercial finance matters, including financing private equity firms’ portfolio companies and their related roll-up strategies. Emma enjoys getting to know her clients and their businesses and strives to work with her clients to develop creative solutions to support their businesses continued growth and success.
Jeffrey D. McMahan ("Jeff")
Co-Founder & Partner
Tel: (804) 823-3975
Jeff graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Finance and Accounting. Prior to law school Jeff worked for Deloitte and Wachovia Securities. With a desire for both business and law, Jeff went to law school where he graduated first in his class and obtained one of the few, coveted federal appellate clerkships with Judge C. Arlen Beam on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. After spending several years handling complex litigation matters for McGuireWoods, Jeff took his love of business out of the courtroom and into the boardroom. Jeff now advises middle market and emerging growth companies, as well as venture capital and private equity fund investors, in avoiding, managing, and mitigating risk and litigation associated with corporate transactions and business operations.
Tel: (804) 348-8559
Erica graduated from Gettysburg College where she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Religious Studies. Prior to law school, Erica worked for Marriott International and an energy-focused trade association in Washington, DC. Erica attended Washington & Lee University School of Law, where, among other organizations and extracurriculars, she served as both Editor-in-Chief of the Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice and Lead Articles Editor of the German Law Journal. Before transitioning to the corporate transactional world, Erica clerked in the 12th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, and practiced appellate litigation with the Virginia Office of Attorney General. Erica values supporting clients to access and leverage Midtown GC’s specialized legal expertise and assisting clients grow their businesses across an array of industries.