General Counsel and COO expertise without FTE overhead. A trusted, fiduciary advisor with CLO/COO experience within a flat-fee compensation model.
Studies show companies lose 9.2% of contract value over a year. We systematically identify contract value leaks (such as auto-renewals and non-utilized or under-performing services) and provide solutions to boost profitability.
Contract review addresses financial, legal/regulatory, and operational integration to improve value.
Our solutions improve cash flow while respecting relationships. Contingency fee arrangements are available.
Whether a solution for a single crisis or an organizational policy/practice, our team of legal and health care professionals offer more than 40 years of combined risk management experience.
Have a business dispute? As an experienced C-Suite executive and trial lawyer, Steve can provide a fresh perspective for early dispute resolution. Call now to set an appointment.
Steve donates at least 50 hours annually for U.S. Veterans by providing negotiation coaching and legal advice solutions.
A perfect solution for mid-market businesses with revenue @ $4M+. GC & COO expertise without FTE overhead. Focus is on operational integration of complex laws, rules, and regulations tailored to increase cash flow and net profitability.
5 Reasons for Outsourced General Counsel and COO
CFO's love predictable, budget-friendly flat fees.
Speed, Availability, Accuracy
CEOs love same-day response plus accurate advice and practical solutions without hourly billing.
Scope of Experience & Active Listenting
Steve listens first. Then, he offers tailored solution options relying on interdisciplinary legal experience and business know-how.
Profitability and Cash Flow
Integrated GC & COO perspective is infused on every touchpoint from contract ecosystem to daily ops.
Attention to Detail with a Holistic View
The profit is in the detals,.
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Nearly 60% of M&A deals fail, attributing contracts and operational integration as primary causes. Business lawsuits occur because of a bad contract, a bad relationship, or both.
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As advisor for M&A deals or attorney resolving business disputes, Steve Schinker serves clients as a fiduciary attorney working in the client's best interest.
1. A proactive approach to objectives and contract formation helps avoid liability, minimize risk, and foster sustainable business relationships through clear, concise contracts that frame expectations.
2. Contract law experience M&A, healthcare, digital services, manufacturing, real estate, etc.
3. Get back to business with early B2B dispute resolution through direct negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or state-specific business courts.
As a USAF veteran, Steve supports all communities served through volunteer and financial support.
Scottsdale ~ Tucson
Denver Metro ~ Colorado Springs
Fort Collins ~ Durango
Fort Myers ~ Jacksonville
Tampa ~ Vero Beach
Madison ~ Milwaukee
Minocqua ~ Wausau
Certified Advanced Negotiation Master -
Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation
J.D. w/Distinction -Thomas Cooley Law School
LL.M. in Environmental Law - Pace University School of Law
State Bars of AZ, CO, FL, WI
U.S. District Courts in CO & WI
World Commerce Contracting
Past State Bar WI Board
Adjunct Professor Experience
MBA Strategic Business Planning
Business Law & Ethics
Univ. of Wisconsin System
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