BOSTON, MA—Casner & Edwards announces that it has elevated Steven M. Ayr to partner. Ayr, who joined the firm in 2017, practices in the firm’s Business & Corporate, Emerging Growth, and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. He represents the entrepreneur community and regularly helps companies form, organize the relationships among the founders, obtain registrations for company branding, and take on early-stage financing.
Ayr has served the small business, startup, and artist communities since launching his own practice in 2009, and as Business Counsel at a startup-focused, local law firm. He has experience structuring organizations from formation to exit, and in negotiating, drafting, and revising the contracts that make businesses tick. In addition, he helps clients leverage copyright, trademark and trade secret protections to develop their products, grow their brands, and succeed in the marketplace.