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Business Services

We are a full-service business law firm that can assist your business in a wide array of transactions and transitions including sale and purchase of businesses, business financing, counseling businesses on expansion and exit strategies, employee relations, and corporate restructuring.

We protect your company's business interests in commercial litigation and contract disputes and in your company's related real estate transactions. Fill out the contact form here or give us a call and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.

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  • Agreements involved in the Operation of your business
  • Premises Leases
  • Equipment and vehicle leases
  • Audit & Opinion letters
  • Licensing and Royalties
  • Sales Agreements
  • Supply Contracts
  • Private Label Manufacturing
  • Tolling Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  • Dealerships
  • Franchise Agreements, Disputes, and Enforcement
  • Import/Export Activities
  • Contracts and Regulatory Compliance
  • Output and Requirements Contracts
  • Legal Compliance Audits
  • Environmental and Remediation Consultation

Transactional Matters

Our firm can assist you with all the transactions and agreements involved in operating your business. We target the issues you need addressed, tailor the agreements to meet your needs and design them to protect you and avoid future disputes. We will draft, negotiate, finalize and help you implement the agreements you need to run your business. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our Practice includes purchase, sale and merger services for a wide range of companies. We provide advice to owners, boards of directors, special committees and investors who are considering strategic or financial acquisitions or divestitures. Such transactions often involve debt or equity financing and structural changes to an existing business entity or the formation of a new entity. Our attorneys in this area have backgrounds in business, commercial lending and management, giving us the ability to understand the legal aspects of a deal and what is at stake from a business perspective.

  • Mergers and Business Combinations
  • Stock Sales
  • Asset Sales
  • Sale or Purchase of Subsidiaries
  • Restructurings
  • Reorganizations
  • Recapitalizations
  • Consolidations
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • General and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s)
  • S-Corp and C-Corp
  • Corporate Minutes and meetings
  • Trade Names Trademarks and assumed names
  • State Registrations
  • Ownership Transfer Restrictions
  • Dissolutions and Liquidations
  • Parents and Subsidiaries
  • Ownership Rights and Restrictions
  • Transfer of Ownership
  • Buy-back Agreements
  • Rights of First Refusal
  • Rights of First Offer
  • Drag Along, Tag Along rights

Entity Formation & Structure

Deciding what legal entity to use is an important decision for any business. The form of legal entity chosen for a business potentially affects every aspect of its operations, growth and the owners' exit strategy. We discuss and advise clients regarding business formation decisions and business planning, draft organizational documents specifically tailored to their needs, and register them to do business. We help with the required internal entity documentation such as annual minutes, and special meetings.

 

Regulation, Permitting and Licensing

The myriad of federal, state and local regulations is constantly changing and evolving. We help our clients navigate and understand this regulatory labyrinth and take the measures necessary to maintain compliance. We strive to identify potential issues before they arise, and assist our clients in making adjustments in their business operations. This proactive approach helps minimize potential legal exposure and allows clients to focus on their end goals and long term objectives. We also represent our clients in disputes with federal, state, and local authorities. Our attorneys have broad experience representing clients before governmental and administrative agencies.

  • Municipal
  • County
  • State
  • Federal
  • Administrative Boards & Agencies
  • Regulations
  • Compliance
  • Citations
  • Protests & Appeals
  • Hearings
  • Customer/Vendor Agreements
  • Business Contracts
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Non-Competes
  • Non-Solicitation
  • Non-Disclosure
  • Insurance Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Warranty Claims
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Insurance Claims
  • Employment Disputes
  • Governmental Agencies

Business Disputes

Litigation can have a significant impact on a business' ability to achieve its objectives. It is also significant drain on a company's financial and personnel resources. We help businesses involved in disputes assess their options and make decisions consistent with their objectives and budgets. We pursue and defend a broad range of contract disputes and commercial litigation

Insurance

Insurance is a vital component of proper business planning and risk management.  We work with your financial and insurance advisors to help you identify the proper insurance products you need to adequately protect your business. We make sure our clients understand the nuances of their policies.  While you can be assured that your insurance carrier will require you to pay your monthly premiums, they may not be as eager to cover your claim. We have experience dealing with insurance claims, including wrongful denials of coverage, inadequate payments, and bad faith delays or denial of claims.  We aggressively seek to get our clients the coverage that they are relying on and paying for. 

  • Procurement
  • Risk Assessment
  • Policy and Coverage Reviews
  • Insurance Claims and Disputes
  • Special Insurance
  • Key Personnel
  • Director & Officer
  • Buy Out insurance
  • Employment Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Executive Compensation
  • Severance and Termination
  • OSHA
  • Bonus and Stock Plans
  • Non-Competition
  • Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure
  • Non-Solicitation
  • ADA

Employment and Human Resources

The relations between employer and employee are more heavily regulated and have greater potential for conflicts than most other business activities. We address the unique aspects of each client's employment issues and craft customized solutions that ensure compliance with federal, state and local labor laws. Unfortunately, even with well-executed preventive measures, agreements and policies, the threat and occurrence of employee claims is always possible. We help employers identify and manage employment litigation risks. We collaborate with our business clients of all sizes to minimize employment disputes and maximize strategic advantages in litigation. 

Special Business Services

We also provide our business clients with a number of specialized business services, including legal resource management, cost management, executive compensation programs, exit planning, process and procedure templates, legal audits and strategic planning. We also serve as outside general counsel for some of our clients. For a full description, see our Special Business Services page.