Danielle Cornejo comes from a long line of entrepreneurs. Her personal and professional experience makes her uniquely qualified to navigate the legal needs of entrepreneurs and business owners, from a company’s inception to daily management issues, and even through transition to the next generation of owners. She advises businesses of all sizes as outside general counsel, offering guidance on day-to-day issues, business transactions, company formations, business succession planning, implementation strategies, trademarks, intellectual property, and real estate needs. Additionally, Danielle works with individuals and families on their estate plans, as well as the estate administration and probate process. Danielle strives to find the best ways to protect her clients’ personal and professional assets and to secure their futures.
Danielle advises business clients on a wide range of transactional matters and has a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing owners of large and small businesses. She has a wealth of experience in assisting clients with business formation and carefully guides them through deciding whether to form as a limited liability company, "C" corporation, or subchapter "S" corporation. She has substantial experience advising businesses with asset purchase agreements, mergers and acquisitions, as well as assisting businesses with many of the issues business owners face on a daily basis.
When it comes time to protect your company’s brand, Danielle stands ready to assist clients with their technology law needs. These needs range from filing trademark applications, copyright consultation, to preparation of licensing agreements. Danielle helps her clients evaluate their intellectual property and strategically protect it through the most appropriate methods.
Danielle is well-known in Wichita’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as a mentor to a variety of entrepreneur-focused organizations. From corporate formation to subscription agreements, Danielle is well-versed in the inner workings of a startup and helps clients plan for long-term strategies that protect business interests while reducing personal risk. If it’s time to find outside financing from investors, she can help there too.
Danielle has extensive experience in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. She invests the time and possesses the skills to guide individuals through the process of protecting their families’ futures. She works with clients to reach their asset protection goals, and assists them with their estate planning needs by drafting documents, such as wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives. She also stands ready to assist families when loved ones pass away, whether it’s with the probate process or administering their trust.
Danielle represents clients involved in the purchasing, selling, leasing, and financing of real estate. She also handles various negotiations and disputed real estate matters related to mechanics liens, security interests and homeowners associations. Additionally, Danielle’s practice includes determining title to real estate, minerals, and oil and gas lease interests.
Danielle counsels clients about the varied and complex tax regulations that affect all business transactions. She skillfully assists her clients in selecting the right form of business entity and in structuring tax efficient transactions and business entities that fit the clients’ needs.
- University of Oklahoma School of Law, J.D., 2016
- Oklahoma State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2013
Wichita Women Attorneys Association, Member
Young Professionals of Wichita, Member
American, Kansas and Wichita Bar Associations, Member
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- "Probate - What's That? And How to Avoid It." Wichita Moms Blog, September 8, 2019
- "Estate Planning: Why DIY Might Not Work." Wichita Moms Blog, June 10, 2019
- “Estate Planning 101 (and Why You Need One)." Wichita Moms Blog, March 14, 2019.
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