Joel Duthie works with business clients to implement and achieve growth strategies, guiding them through sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, strategic supply chain arrangements and corporate finance transactions. With a focus on implementing practical solutions to complex problems, Joel serves as a trusted corporate lawyer, regularly advising his client’s boards and committees in transactional and governance matters.
Joel routinely serves as outside general counsel and advisor to his closely held clients, as well as represents Fortune 500 buyers, middle-market public and private companies, family offices and entrepreneurs on a full array of M&A transactions. His experience includes representing clients in domestic and cross-border transactions in the automotive, technology, chemicals and consumer products industries.
In addition, Joel has experience representing distribution and logistics service providers with commercial contract counseling matters at virtually all points in the supply chain and on a global scale. Joel is called upon to advise clients in connection with seed and venture capital investments, as well as to counsel emerging businesses on formation, structure and licensing, and acquisition investment.
Joel’s client portfolio is indicative of his commitment to assisting a broad spectrum of clients ranging from storied corporations to startups and emerging entrants, covering a wide array of industries. The diversity of his experience affords Joel the unique ability to solve difficult problems using dynamic strategies — all with a keen objective to capture and return value to his clients.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member, Michiana Public Broadcasting (WNIT)
Board member, Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Community Foundation of Elkhart County