Business Law

From establishing a company’s roots to developing a succession or exit strategy, our attorneys provide a broad array of corporate legal services for entrepreneurial start-up ventures to large, privately-owned companies. Our services range from sophisticated business transactions and protecting your business and property assets to day-to-day corporate housekeeping. In addition, our attorneys represent many corporate executives in connection with negotiating employment agreements and benefit packages with public and private companies. The Firm’s corporate counsel addresses your legal needs with sound advice and creative solutions so that you can focus on your business goals.

Areas of Experience

  • Administrative Law and Regulatory Disputes
  • Advice on Investment Exit Strategies
  • Amended and Restated Corporate Governance Documents
  • Articles and Bylaws
  • Business succession planning for family-owned businesses
  • Business transactions and contracts
  • Compliance for Investment Advisers, Broker-Dealers, Insurance Producers, Commodity Merchants and other highly-regulated Financial Service Industry Professionals
  • Compliance with federal and state securities laws
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Contracts for Sale of Goods and Services
  • Cooperative Formation
  • Debt and equity financings, including asset-based lending, private placement memoranda and preferred stock provisions
  • Employment Agreements and General Employment Advice
  • Employment law compliance
  • Equity and Asset Sale Agreements
  • Estate and Succession Planning
  • Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Officers and Directors
  • Guaranty, Pledge and Security Agreements
  • Internal Investigations
  • Investment Documentation for Public and Private Pension Plans, Insurance Companies and other Pooled Funds
  • Investment Documentation for Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)
  • Loan Documentation
  • Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, ownership buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Mezzanine Finance of Real Estate and Equity Investments
  • Negotiating, reviewing and drafting of asset purchase, stock purchase, confidentiality, non-compete, employment, consulting, distributor, licensing, joint venture, franchise, software development and e-commerce agreements
  • Non-Disclosure and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Profit Corporation Formation
  • Partnership and LLC Operating Agreements
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investments
  • Private fundraising for small business
  • Private Securities Offerings
  • Real Estate Mortgage and Brokerage Regulation
  • Redomestication and Changes of Corporate Form
  • Securities, Banking, Insurance, Commodities and Financial Services Industry Regulation
  • Stockholder and Buy/Sell Agrements
  • Structuring committees and board of directors or board of managers and establishing guidelines and procedures
  • Tax Planning
  • Transportation, Trucking and Shipping Regulation

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