Corporate and Business Law
Our firm represents business entities of all sizes from large corporations to sole proprietorships. We advise business owners at all stages of the business cycle from forming and establishing a business plan and drafting organizational documents to reorganizations, termination and liquidation.
General Corporate Matters
Our attorneys work closely with business owners and management in order to understand each client’s business objectives, operations, and industry. We frequently:
· Serve as general counsel for our clients
· Advise boards of directors and shareholders on governing the business
· Assist the client in identifying specialized legal requirements of proposed business plans and strategies
Mergers and Acquisitions
Our attorneys assist clients in purchasing or selling businesses, often recommending tax-favored transactions for achieving client goals. We also handle a wide variety of commercial transactions, including equipment purchase and sales, project financing, licensing, and marketing arrangements.
We assist clients in forming all types of business entities, including:
· Limited liability companies
· Joint ventures
We enhance the value of our corporate and business advice through tax planning. Our attorneys frequently provide transactional tax advice for clients engaged in mergers and acquisitions and in the sale, purchase or exchange of real estate. We also work with business owners to develop strategies for business succession and estate planning.
Our business clients often need advice regarding employment and compensation issues. We provide advice regarding employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and employment policies.
We provide full services to clients (both individuals and companies) that are considering the purchase of a franchise, who want to create of a franchise program, and who have existing franchise programs.