Martin Teckler is experienced in general corporate law, real estate, administrative law, securities and venture capital. He also has experience in the programs of the Small Business Administration and other federal agencies which provide capital to small businesses, such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, OPIC and the Export-Import Bank, as well as areas of government contracting and the provision of set-asides to small and minority-owned businesses. His principal areas of practice include representation of venture capital funds which are structured as Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) and representation of specialty lenders that make financial assistance available to small and mid-sized businesses.
Martin is a frequent speaker on SBIC, Certified Development Company, and Small Business Lending Fund matters. He participates in, and has presented before, the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies and the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders.
Prior to joining Bingham, Martin served as deputy general counsel for the U.S. Small Business Administration between 1984 and 1997. In that capacity, he was senior counsel for SBA’s Business Lending, Small Business Investment Company (Venture Capital) and Development Company Programs. This work involved preparation of significant securities transactions and interaction with sources of lending and venture capital for small businesses.