Eleanor C. Burg

Associate

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Bio overview

Eleanor Burg is a transactional lawyer whose practice encompasses a broad range of corporate and business matters, including business entity formation and organization, mergers and acquisitions, asset and stock acquisitions and divestitures, transaction financing, contract negotiations, and the development and sale of real estate.

Eleanor graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2018, where she served as managing editor of the Oklahoma Law Review, was a director on the Board of Advocates, was a member of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team, and was named to the Order of the Barristers. She was also the recipient of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Outstanding Third-Year Student Award and the Joel Jankowsky Award, which recognizes the graduating student who exemplifies the highest standard of excellence in leadership, scholarship, and selfless service to others.

While an undergraduate, Eleanor completed a summer internship in the congressional office of U.S. Representative Dan Boren as part of the Ewing Fellowship Program at the University of Oklahoma. After graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma and prior to entering law school, Eleanor worked as a legal assistant for a law firm in San Antonio, TX.   

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Experience, Honors, & Awards

Representative Experience

  • Represented Baker Hughes Energy Services, LLC in certain business and tax aspects of the donation of the state-of-the-art Baker Hughes Energy Innovation Center property, located in Oklahoma City’s Innovation District, to Oklahoma State University.
  • Represented the shareholders of a national security services corporation in the acquisition of a majority stake of a California-based security company offering armed and unarmed officers, as well as electronic surveillance and other security services.
  • Represented an Oklahoma-based company in the divestiture of certain streamlined service lines associated with drug testing operations throughout Oklahoma.
  • Represented the nation’s largest supplier of structural building products, value-added components, and services to the professional market in its acquisition of an interior trim, hardware and millwork business.
  • Represented The Charles Machine Works, Inc., parent company of Ditch Witch, American Augers, and other leading brands in the underground construction market, in the sale of the privately held company to The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC).
  • Represented an 87-store grocery chain in acquisitions and sales of retail grocery stores.
  • Advised franchisors and franchisees about a broad range of issues, including organizing and structuring franchise, licensing and other distribution programs; negotiating and preparing complex franchise disclosure documents and franchise agreements; complying with franchise disclosure, registration and renewal laws; terminating franchisees; and preventing and resolving franchise disputes.
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in all aspects of commercial leasing transactions.
  • Representation of clients in sales of unimproved and improved real property, including negotiation and documentation of purchase and sale agreements, title and survey due diligence, regulatory compliance, and land use and zoning issues.

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

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Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2018
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Education

  • J.D., with honors, University of Oklahoma, 2018
    • Managing Editor, Oklahoma Law Review; Order of the Barristers; Joel Jankowsky Award; Oklahoma Bar Association Outstanding Third-Year Student Award; ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • B.A. (Political Science), cum laude, University of Oklahoma, 2013
    • Cortez A.M. Ewing Fellowship
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2019 Firm Announcement

January 8, 2019