Business Law

The varied and complex legal issues that arise for the closely-held business owner can become overwhelming. This is especially true during the start-up phase of the business’s operations. We recognize this, and accordingly provide a level of service similar to a business’ “in-house counsel”, working closely with the owner and assisting with any and all of the business’s legal and tax issues that may arise.

Business Law Services include:

Advising the individual interested in starting a business on the relevant start-up legal and tax issues, including:

  • Choosing the appropriate business entity
  • Structuring the ownership and economic interests of multiple owners to ensure fairness and harmony among the parties
  • Filing all initial and ongoing state and federal reports, tax returns and minutes

Representing the business owner in the negotiation and preparation of all contracts, business agreements and other documents, including:

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Limited liability company operating agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Equipment purchase contracts