Donald Densborn

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(317) 669-0714
ddensborn@dblaw.com

Practices

  • General Counsel
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Finance
  • Securities Offerings

Biography

Don Densborn is a seasoned business lawyer, who represents companies and investors in a myriad of industries, including manufacturing, technology, distribution, metals, and finance.

 

His practice is focused on transactional work, particularly acquisition, disposition and combination transactions. He is regularly engaged in financings of various types, including senior secured, mezzanine, private equity, and venture capital transactions, as well as securities offerings.

 

He has served as a trusted adviser to several companies at the board level, where compliance, strategy, and fiduciary duty issues are often paramount. He advises clients on matters of entity choice, formation, structure, governance, compliance and succession and assists in resolving disputes among owners, including a supporting role in ensuing litigation, mediation, and settlement.

 

Mr. Densborn is recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers®, and Indiana Super Lawyers. In 2017, 2018 and 2020, Best Lawyers® recognized Mr. Densborn as its “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Business Organizations and, in 2017, as its “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Banking and Finance, all in Indianapolis. He is the exclusive Indiana corporate law member of IR Global, a premier international lawyer network.

Education

  • Indiana University – Kelley School of Business (B.S. Finance, Magna Cum Laude 1973)
  • Indiana University – Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude 1976)

Affiliations/Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America – recognition in five categories:  Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Commercial Transactions/Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Law, Banking and Finance Law and Business Organizations Law (including limited liability companies and partnerships)
    • “Lawyer of the Year” Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) – Indianapolis (2017, 2018, 2020)
    • “Lawyer of the Year” Banking and Finance Law – Indianapolis (2017)
  • Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Indiana Super Lawyers
  • Past Chairman, Business Law Section, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) (1998-2013) (Past Chairman – Indiana Delegation)
  • IR Global International Advisor Network – Exclusive Indiana member in the area of corporate law
  • Indianapolis Business Journal “Who’s Who in Finance” and Who’s Who in Law”
  • AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell)
  • American, Indiana State Bar Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
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