Frantz Ward LLP
Hans has a broad-based corporate, financial services and intellectual property practice. He represents clients in all aspects of general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, lending and financial services, contract drafting and interpretation, transactional law, intellectual property, and licensing.
He is involved with his corporate clients in all stages of entity life, including entity selection and formation, corporate governance, financing, contractual relations and succession planning through sale or merger and acquisition. He effectively serves as the defacto general counsel for several of his corporate clients.
He represents national and regional banks and financial institutions in a variety of lending transactions. He represents higher educational institutions, hospitals, and other tax-exempt entities accessing the capital markets in a wide variety of taxable and tax-exempt financings, including exempt facilities, private activity, industrial development and general obligation and revenue supported transactions.
Hans also prosecutes and manages the trademark portfolios of several large regional entities and coordinates the application, management and licensing of these portfolios.
Prior to practicing law, Hans served as a nuclear trained submarine officer in a variety of engineering and tactical roles.