The Winsten Group • Trusted Counsel, LLC solves problems, provides solutions, and helps businesses, organizations, and leaders achieve their objectives.

Our experienced professionals have served as trusted advisors to, and executives of, growing U.S. and international businesses and organizations. We bring experience, a unique perspective, and special skills, knowledge, and expertise to businesses, organizations, Boards of Directors, and leaders in client engagements.

Our professionals have, for example:

  • Organized, led and managed the legal function, teams, and complex projects of growing U.S. and multinational businesses, innovative Public Private Partnerships (P3s), and non-profits.
  • Guided governing Boards and executives through successful corporate reorganizations of multiple affiliated organizations, achieving the shared objectives of better governance and structure
  • Guided businesses to success in complex transactions, M&A, asset acquisition, U.S. and international business expansion, strategic business initiatives
  • Advised, guided and collaboratively led successful crises planning and management, communications, public affairs and government relations matters
  • Negotiated the successful leveraged M&A of a consumer products company with multiple VC investors, and then guided and supported the business’ rapid growth from $300 million to over $2 billion
  • Provided a 20% year-over-year reduction in outside legal counsel expense, while expanding business and increasing revenue
  • Reduced a company’s corporate liability by $1 million within the first few weeks of engagement with a quiet resolution of contentious disputes
  • Devised the strategy for and led the successful resolution of multi-dimensional business crises by concurrently: convening and leading corporate strategic planning, and crises planning and management, resolving multiple contentious disputes and litigation threats, negotiating multiple essential-function outsource and other agreements, and leading effective government and public affairs action, and communications
  • Provided special skills and knowledge as Board Directors, Officers, and Thought Leaders of successful organizations and Strategic Alliances

The Winsten Group assists others with:

Corporate Affairs, Leadership

  • Leading and Managing Organizations, Teams, Projects
  • Governance, Board and Executive Leadership Matters
  • Strategic Planning, Initiatives, Action
  • Solutions to Multidimensional Business and Policy Challenges, and Crises
  • Crises Planning, Preparation, and Management

Transactions, Contracts, Strategic Initiatives

  • Negotiations, “Getting To Yes”
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Complex Commercial Transactions, Arrangements, Contracts
  • M&A, Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances
  • Business Development, Mission Furtherance

Industry Specific Challenges

  • Technology and Innovation
  • Food, Consumer Products
  • Manufacturing, Distribution
  • Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Public Private Partnerships (P3) and Strategic Alliances

Government and Public Affairs

  • Public Policy Development, Initiatives, Advocacy
  • Government Relations
  • Public Affairs
  • Critical Communications

Please CONTACT US to learn more, or to schedule an appointment. We look forward to speaking with you.