Mitchell C. Beinhaker, Esq.
The Business Lawyer
Mitchell C. Beinhaker, Esq. is a corporate attorney and business advisors who runs a solo legal/consulting practice representing business owners, entrepreneurs, executives and professionals. He was the former director and founder of a New Jersey-based boutique commercial law firm. In that capacity, Mitchell handled business development, marketing, firm management, along with business transactional work for clients of the firm. He has extensive experience with corporate governance, commercial transactions, real estate and risk analysis. Through his 25 years of practical experience, he drafts contracts, negotiates purchases and can manage outside counsel for any corporate situation. For business owners and executives, he creates and implements estate plans, along with succession plans to help companies continue for future generations.
As a transactional attorney, Mitchell has handled the purchase and sale of multi-million-dollar businesses including insurance portfolios, restaurants, and even a small chemical company. In the real estate area, he has handled and coordinated many commercial purchases and sales from contract drafting and due diligence, including all the zoning and environmental review, through the closing of title. His work has involved helping with insurance and risk management as well as legal involvement with construction management projects.
During the early part of his career, Mitchell worked in-house with insurance companies and financial institutions helping design products for sale, as well as developing sales and tax strategies to facilitate the sale of those products. Specifically, he worked for Nationwide Insurance Company as their Senior Advanced Sales Specialist. Additionally, he spent three years as General Counsel and Advanced Tax Counsel to a northeast regional financial services company.
Mitchell spends his practice development efforts networking, attending professional groups and public speaking. He is also the creator and host of his own audio podcast – The Accidental Entrepreneur – where he interviews successful business people and professionals who share their knowledge and help you develop your business. He has a new podcast, Let’s Talk Legal, being released soon. Episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn (Amazon Echo) and iHeartRadio.
Mitchell is a graduate of Cornell University (’89) and received his law degree (JD) from New York Law School in 1992. He was a tax intern with Internal Revenue during law school and is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He was awarded the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) degree from The American College in 1998.