WELCOME TO THE TEAM OF PROBLEM SOLVERS.

With cross-functional teams grounded in real-world business experiences,
Immix produces work and strategies with creative solutions for clients. 

Jerry Carleton / Principal / Attorney

Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Transactions / Securities

A successful entrepreneur and business owner, Jerry originally went to law school to better himself for the company he and his business partner were launching at the time. Today, Jerry uses those experiences to pair business reality with legal knowledge in advising his clients.

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Dayna J. Christian / Corporate Counsel / Attorney

Corporate Litigation / IP Litigation

Having handled hundreds of civil, commercial and tort matters, and having tried over 70 cases to verdict, Dayna knows her way around a courtroom. She brings this experience to her clients while also advising them on a range of business practice topics designed to avoid litigation and leading them through disputes when litigation is unavoidable.

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Leigh Gill / Managing Attorney

Intellectual Property / Corporate Transactions

Having worked as a business analyst, project manager and then as software consultant to fortune 500 companies, Leigh’s desire is to understand the business need and apply effective real-world solutions to solve business problems.

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Matthew Hooper / Managing Partner, IME Law Division

Entertainment & Technology IP/ IME Law Division

Matt is the Managing Partner of Immix’s IME Law Division, where he oversees the firm’s entertainment, interactive and immersive media, and artificial intelligence divisions.

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Derek Budzik / Attorney

Employment / Labor / Corporate Transactions

An experienced employment attorney, Derek has counseled a broad range of businesses, employees, and labor organizations. His extensive experience includes negotiating and drafting collective bargaining agreements and employment agreements, as well as representing clients in circuit court, arbitration, and mediation.

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Nicolas Daluiso / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Corporate Litigation

Nick has over 20 years of extensive litigation experience on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. His practice focuses on creative problem solving and preventative legal solutions to help clients avoid potential problems and litigation.

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Patrick De Klotz / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Securities

Before joining Immix, Patrick was an attorney with the United States Department of Justice. At the DOJ, he provided guidance to government attorneys as well as reviewed agency action for legal compliance. Patrick is skilled at analyzing complex statutory and regulatory requirements, including those pertaining to reporting.

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Gideon Dionne / Attorney

Mergers & Acquisitions / Commercial Real Estate / Intellectual Property / Dispute Resolution

A business attorney with firsthand experience managing real estate assets and business operations in multiple industries, Gideon provides practical advice to help businesses and entrepreneurs navigate complex transactions and disputes.

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Nicholas Drum / Attorney

Corporate Litigation

An experienced litigator, Nicholas advises businesses and individuals on a range of civil matters including real property disputes, commercial transactions and trust litigation. His experience both in and out of the courtroom has enabled him to help clients find economical solutions to uneconomical problems.

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Gavin Johnson / Attorney

Intellectual Property / Securities / Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Transactions

With experience as both an attorney and entrepreneur, Gavin helps clients navigate the complex strategies associated with business development, intellectual property protection, fundraising and securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Elizabeth H. Kraus / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Securities

As a former CEO of a pharmaceutical tool company, Liz gained first-hand experience navigating the challenges associated with managing and growing a start-up business. Liz uses her start-up background to approach legal issues from a business perspective.

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Eleanor Grumstrup / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Mergers & Acquisitions / Securities Regulation

Eleanor is a business attorney with a background in securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions. Eleanor uses her firsthand experience as a business owner to assist clients with their day-to-day business and legal needs from startup to succession stage.

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Emily M. Maass / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Export Controls / Privacy & Data Security (CIPP/US)

Emily serves cutting-edge companies as privacy and product counsel, general counsel, and a data protection and cybersecurity advisor. She represents clients facing complex privacy frameworks, contract negotiations, regulatory compliance, and daily business operations, and provides ongoing counsel for product development, launch, and management.

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Nicole McMillan / Attorney

Corporate Litigation

Prior to joining Immix, Nicole worked as a corporate compliance analyst and employment law attorney. Nicole works with clients to understand their real-world needs and find practical solutions to legal issues.

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Matt Shea

Matt Shea / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Mergers & Acquisitions

A business attorney with a background in medical sales and regulatory matters, Matt understands the complexity of legal issues navigated by companies on a day-to-day basis. He uses real-world knowledge and creative thinking to achieve tailored solutions for clients across a broad range of industries.

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Elizabeth Shutterly

Elizabeth Shutterly / Attorney

Intellectual Property / Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Transactions

An experienced corporate attorney, Elizabeth assists companies in all stages of the business life cycle with intellectual property protection and general business matters. She enjoys using her expertise to navigate legal complexities and collaborate with clients on creative strategies that achieve their goals.

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Brian Sommer / Attorney

Entertainment & Technology IP

Brian represents clients at the intersection of traditional entertainment and immersive media, such as: social media influencers, film and television financiers and producers, console and VR video game developers and AR/VR/MR hardware companies. Before joining Immix and IME, Brian’s extensive experience included real estate litigation and appellate work.

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Erik Swanson / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Mergers and Acquisitions / Securities

Prior to joining Immix, Erik ran a successful consumer goods wholesale company and spearheaded a rapid growth transition into the retail sector. As a bilingual business attorney, Erik serves clients with day-to-day business and legal needs in English and Spanish.

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Nathan Thompson / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Mergers and Acquisitions / Business Formation

A JD/MBA and former administrative law attorney, Nathan utilizes his broad knowledge of business and corporate law as well as his diversity of life experiences to assist clients of all backgrounds in finding unique solutions to their legal needs and setting up business entities with proper attention to future growth and risk management.

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Peter Tran / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Mergers and Acquisitions / Securities

Peter works to creatively find solutions to legal issues so clients can focus on maximizing their business opportunities. He is experienced with helping clients navigate their various business and employment challenges so that they can focus on their true passions.

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Rina Van Orden / Attorney

Intellectual Property / Privacy / Corporate Transactions

With extensive intellectual property and brand management experience, Rina serves as an advisor to enterprises large and small to determine their best legal strategies for success.  Whether advising on trademark and copyright protection, branding strategy, disputes, or compliance and licensing matters, Rina aims to provide practical guidance and right-size intellectual property solutions to fit client priorities.

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Miriam Wainwright

Miriam Wainwright / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Intellectual Property / Mergers & Acquisitions

Miriam is a corporate attorney who uses her business and marketing background to serve clients on a range of legal matters. She advises clients on growth strategies as well as day-to-day legal issues, including intellectual property protections, business transactions, financing, and securities compliance.

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Deanna Waldron / Attorney

Employment / Dispute Resolution

An experienced employment attorney, Deanna provides employment law counseling to employers and individuals on a wide range of matters, including advice on employee contracts, separation matters, employee and contractor classification issues, and maintaining up-to-date handbooks and policies. Her forte is creative problem solving and preventative legal solutions to help businesses avoid potential problems and litigation.

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Charles Wilson / Attorney

Corporate Transactions / Securities / Intellectual Property / Entertainment

As an entrepreneur and business owner with comprehensive, firsthand experience in the investment and entertainment industries, Charles utilizes his diverse background to provide clients with effective, innovative legal solutions associated with business development, securities, intellectual property, and entertainment law.

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