Our attorneys advise and assist a range of clients from local business owners to international corporations. Whatever the matter-from business start up to retirement planning-we work with clients on a one-to-one basis, fostering strong, long term relationships and successful business practices.
Our business services include the following areas of concentration:
Business Formation and Start Up
Today, there are a variety of organizations to choose from when establishing a business. We can explain the advantages of establishing various entities and help guide you toward the most practical and fiscally responsible solution for your company.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Sales
We assist both large and small business owners in the acquisition and sale of businesses, whether a stock or an asset transaction. Our services range from advice and assistance in the planning state, to negotiating and drafting the transaction documents and the ultimate consummation of the deal.
We represent clients in all real estate matters, including purchases, sales, development, permitting, and leasing.
We provide counsel regarding the often difficult issues of succession planning and the disputes that may arise when no plan is in place.
We negotiate and prepare all contracts needed in a business, including shareholder or partnership agreements, sales and supplier contracts, covenants not to compete, joint venture agreements, and option agreements.
We assist with all aspects of employment issues, including preventive advice, compliance issues, employment agreements, retirement, and other benefit plans, executive compensation, and employment litigation.
We represent businesses in all manner of commercial financing, from traditional asset-backed lender financing to the raising of capital and equity sales. We routinely work with lenders, accountants, and other professionals to help fulfill our clients' financing needs.
When disputes arise, our team of experienced trial attorneys can represent a business as a plaintiff or a defendant in all manner of business and commercial litigation.