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Business Law and Business Representation

We provide a wide range of legal services to established and emerging businesses of all sizes.  We serve as general counsel to many clients, working with them on all of their legal matters from contemplating business decisions, and swift response in implementing them, to purchases and sales of businesses, and negotiation of new leases or extensions for expanding companies.

For new companies, we typically advise clients about which form of business organization is best suited to their unique strategic goals. Because we are a full-service firm, we can advise clients regarding the many ancillary issues that arise - from commercial leases and regulatory compliance to insurance and executive compensation.

Many of our clients are moderately sized businesses, for which we are happy to serve as the equivalent of in-house counsel.   In addition, our Estates and Tax attorneys can help family-owned businesses insure continuity with the next generation.

Our Business law services include:

  • Selection, organization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and other business entities, including preparation of shareholder, partnership and operating agreements, and buy-sell agreements;
  • Employee relations, including preparation of employment agreements; employee manuals; confidentiality, non-compete and proprietary rights agreements; trade secret protection programs; and stock option, deferred compensation and other executive benefit plans;
  • Business succession planning;
  • Drafting and review of contracts and leases.