Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Randal J. Scholer
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Randal J. Scholer

Position: Member
115 3rd Street SE, Suite 1200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1266
(319) 896-4054 direct
(319) 366-1917 fax

Mr. Scholer is a member of Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman and played a key role in the negotiations and merger of Simmons Perrine PLC and Moyer & Bergman, PLC. Mr. Scholer is active in the firm's management, having served terms on the firm's Board and as Chair of its Business and Tax Department.

Mr. Scholer is in general practice including, business and transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, wealth transfer, trusts and estates, municipal law, and land use and regulation.

Commercial Transactions and Business Counseling. Mr. Scholer has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Business Organizations Law and Merger and Acquisitions Law. Mr. Scholer counsels businesses of all sizes and their owners regarding entity organization, operation, governance and reorganization. He also assists with business transactions and the retention of key employees. Mr. Scholer has experience negotiating and finalizing agreements amongst owners of a businesses and dividing businesses amongst owners who no longer desire to do business together.

Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Scholer has been designated by Chambers USA as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions practice area. Mr. Scholer has handled mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations for his clients in a wide range of industries. His involvement in these transactions includes negotiating the transaction, due diligence investigation, document drafting and finalization, coordination of the closing and addressing post-closing issues and liabilities.

Wealth Transfer, Trusts and Estates. Mr. Scholer assists his clients in the areas of wealth preservation, estate and tax planning and succession planning for closely held businesses. These services involve the coordination of the client's distribution and transfer desires with relevant tax and administrative laws.

Municipal Law. Mr. Scholer serves as the City Attorney for several cities, providing advice on the issues and operations that face city councils, administrative boards and commissions.

Real Estate. Mr. Scholer represents clients with land use and regulation issues, such as annexation, zoning, subdivision and building code issues.

Place of birth: Burlington, Iowa