Shauro Bagchi focuses his practice primarily on national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, business counseling, technology licensing, and general commercial contract drafting. Shauro is passionate and energetic; his mission is to help companies (both established and entrepreneurial) achieve their business and financial goals by providing practical, efficient, and business-minded legal advice. He has particular expertise working with clients involved in software, media, manufacturing, and investment funds.

Shauro has significant experience negotiating and drafting equity and asset-sale transaction documents, merger agreements, securities offering memoranda, and various commercial agreements. He has been involved in legal issues throughout his professional career, including prior roles with the in-house corporate legal team of a Fortune 500 Minnesota company and the United States Department of Justice.

Before moving to the U.S. at age nine, Shauro lived internationally in Asia, Africa, and Central America and brings his unique, diverse, and international perspectives to bear on solving real-world problems for his clients. As a result of his time abroad, he is conversational or proficient in multiple languages, including Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi.

Selected to be a Maslon representative, Shauro participated in Leadership Twin Cities, a professional development program sponsored by the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. He is also active in the Minnesota Asian-Pacific American Bar Association.


Selected Experience

  • Extensive experience working with in-house legal counsel on commercial contract negotiations (with suppliers, vendors, distributors, customers, etc.) relating to information technology, licensing, software development, advertising, and other large-scale, complex commercial arrangements. 
  • Worked extensively with international high-technology companies on private placements, including joint investments with investment companies across Europe and Asia.
  • Worked with companies across industries (and geographies) on acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, sales, and joint ventures.
  • Financing transactions including debt offerings, private preferred equity offerings, common equity and convertible debt offerings, and resale registrations. 
  • Represented funds (private equity, venture, family office, and hedge funds) in various formation and portfolio company investment matters.
  • General corporate counsel for emerging growth, medium, and large private companies on a host of matters, including media buying, licensing, distributorship arrangements, and various other commercial areas. 
  • Counsel for many newly formed business entities (involving partnership agreements, member control or operating agreements for LLCs, licensing arrangements, and shareholder agreements for corporations).

Professional Activities

Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Minnesota Cup: Review Board Member, Life Science & Health IT Division 2018

Pro Bono Activities

LegalCORPS: Non-profit organization promoting pro bono legal services for low-income businesses and non-profits, Volunteer

Recognition

Leadership Twin Cities, Class of 2012 - 2013 (leadership program sponsored by the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce)

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3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Bar Admissions
Minnesota
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D.
Staff Member, Georgetown Law Journal
University of Maryland at College Park
B.A.
Honor: Ida Mae Garrot Memorial Scholar
Major: Economics with concentration in mathematics
Languages
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
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SHAURO IS INTERVIEWED BY THE TWIN CITIES DIVERSITY IN PRACTICE BLOG AS ITS OCTOBER 2017 FEATURED LAWYER.



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