Freeborn & Peters LLP
Rita W. Garry is a Partner with Freeborn & Peters in Chicago, IL. Rita’s 30+ years of work serving as a trusted business advisor to many diverse start-up, emerging, and mature businesses includes entity design and formation, founders agreements, corporate tax and regulatory compliance, review and negotiation of a vast array of commercial contracts, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and private equity financing transactions and private securities offerings. Rita is a published author on SEC private offerings under Regulation D and Crowdfunding under the JOBS Act and a frequent presenter on entrepreneurial law topics. Rita also served as an Illinois State Content Editor for Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law. Rita is a long-standing member of the ABA Business Law Section and its Middle Market and Small Business, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Federal Securities Committees. Rita is a recognized authority on equity crowdfunding and given numerous presentations for Entrepreneurs Unplugged, National Business Institute, and The Knowledge Group on this exciting topic.
Ms. Garry received her law degree from Boston University and her B.A. in Politics from Lake Forest College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with High Honors. Ms. Garry also received her CFP license in 1991. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 360-6000.