Corporate Law

The corporate and commercial transactions services we provide to our clients encompass a number of areas, including:

  • The creation, organization, ownership, control and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures, and the creation of non-profit and hybrid non-profit/social purpose entities.
  • Shareholder and management operating agreements.
  • Consulting Agreements.
  • Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Executive Employment and Severance Agreements.
  • Negotiation of agreements with vendors, suppliers, licensees, distributors, and others
  • Real Estate Lease Negotiations and Drafting.
  • Representation of the parties to and financing of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and other commercial restructurings.
  • Corporate governance, management and control, and crisis management, in connection with family run companies and close-corporations.
  • Providing advice to majority and minority shareholders, owners, partners, members, employees and other business participants, and dispute resolution among business founders and owners.
  • Public stock offerings and negotiation with underwriters and other participants.
  • Private investment counsel and structuring of equity/debt private investor offerings.
  • Intellectual property counseling and the protection of proprietary rights.
  • Technology transfers, licensing, royalties, and computer law.

We advise clients desiring to purchase, sell, merge with, or acquire another business by applying the fundamental principles of cost, benefit and risk to our clients. We help our clients identify potential business candidates, conduct thorough business, industry, individual, and financial due diligence, and prepare comprehensive documentation to protect our client’s existing and ongoing interests.

We then implement the necessary internal documents to assure smooth operation and succession of the new business. These documents may include:

  • Shareholder, member (LLC), and management operating agreements.
  • Consulting Agreements.
  • Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Executive Employment and Severance Agreements.
  • Providing advice to majority and minority shareholders, owners, partners, members, employees and other business participants, and dispute resolution among business founders and owners.
  • Buy-Sell Agreements.