Business

Client Focus

Our attorneys are practical, experienced, goal-oriented people who will help you accomplish your business transactions properly, quickly, and economically.

Services

We provide a broad array of services relating to business, including:

Business planning:

  • Organization
  • Financing
  • Restructuring
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Personnel
  • Tax

Formation and operation of domestic and foreign:

  • Corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Limited partnerships
  • General partnerships
  • Joint ventures
  • Associations
  • Trusts

Negotiation, documentation, and regulatory compliance for equity and debt capital transactions:

  • Angel financing
  • Venture capital financing
  • Private placement
  • Public offering
  • Institutional borrowing
  • Joint venture
  • Strategic alliance

Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and purchase and sale of businesses

Intellectual property development, protection, licensing, and sale (excluding patents)

Negotiation and documentation of intrastate and interstate contracts and commercial transactions

Franchising

Professional corporations, limited liability partnerships, and partnerships:

  • Organization
  • Operation
  • Regulatory compliance

Qualification of nonprofit organizations under tax laws

Representation with respect to matters involving governmental agencies

Shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements, and other internal governance matters

Employment matters:

  • Employment agreements
  • Confidentiality and noncompetition agreements
  • Executive compensation, benefits and incentives
  • Employee stock option plans
  • Employee benefits and compensation
  • Employee policies and procedures
  • Nondiscrimination compliance
  • Sexual harassment prevention

Restructuring of debt and equity of troubled companies

Business and commercial litigation

Dissolution and liquidation of businesses

Clients

Our clients range from small start-up businesses to large national and international companies. We represent clients in a wide variety of professions and industries, including accounting, agriculture, banking, construction, finance, financial services, gaming, government, health care, high technology, hotel, investment banking, management services, manufacturing, professional services, real estate, restaurant, software, retail sales, securities, and service businesses.