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Our firm advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business-related services. We advise business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers on business law and provide start-up assistance, including the formation of an entity, drafting of contracts and agreements needed for the business, and assisting with the protection of a trademark or copyright. We also assist with the process of buying or selling a business.

Business Startup Services

Starting a business requires thorough planning. Our firm assists business owners in the formation of legally sound business entities and helps entrepreneurs devise business strategies that help them achieve their goals. We advise on the business startup and formation process as well as issues related to the selection of entity type and jurisdiction, including:

  • Subchapter C-corporation formation
  • Subchapter S-corporation formation
  • Limited liability company (LLC) formation
  • Partnership formation (including LLP)
  • Subsidiaries
  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases
  • Joint ventures

We also advise on and draft shareholder agreements, membership agreements, or partnership agreements as part of the entity formation process

Buying and Selling Businesses

Our firm can guide business owners in the multi-stage process of buying or selling a business, including:

  • Advising on the structure of the transaction
  • Negotiation of terms and drafting of the deal memorandum
  • Advising buyers on conducting legal due diligence
  • Advising sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during the due diligence process
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the extensive documentation involved in a business transaction, such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, and security agreements

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts

In consultation with business clients, we review, draft, and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Service contracts
  • Releases and waivers
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Operating agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Employee Agreements
  • Non-compete agreements