BUSINESS LAW

Advising Businesses
Our firm advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services. We advise our clients on business law, start-up assistance relating to the formation of an entity, the protection of a trademark or license agreement and assist with 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 including issues related to selection of entity type and jurisdiction. 
C-corporation formation
S-corporation formation
Limited liability company (LLC) formation
Partnership formation (including Limited Partnerships)
Stock purchases
Asset purchases
Joint ventures
We also consult with business owners and draft the various documents, such as shareholder agreements, operating agreements and 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 sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during the due diligence process
Advising buyers on conducting legal due diligence
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
Our firm consults with business owners to draft, review, and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:
Buy-sell agreements
Lease agreements
Service contracts
Releases and waivers
Property agreements
Shareholder agreements
Operating agreements