Corporate & Business Law

Our daily practice includes a full spectrum of corporate and business law issues, from advising clients who are starting a new business to reviewing all kinds of commercial contracts for our established business clients. We routinely advise clients on strategic issues involving corporate structure, liability, ownership issues, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, etc. We assist with legal needs such as these:

  • Choosing and forming an entity (corporation, LLC, etc.) and related organizational work.
  • Developing an appropriate shareholder agreement or LLC operating agreement
  • Establishing employment and consulting agreements
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts, including intellectual property related agreements, software and technology agreements, license agreements, etc.
  • Obtaining financing, including various types of private and venture capital
  • Planning for management succession and changes in ownership and control
  • Structuring mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and sales of businesses or business assets
  • Counseling on family disputes, shareholder deadlocks and other shareholder issues;
  • Designing suitable incentive compensation arrangements for management and executives;

We advise companies, their management and boards of directors on a full range of matters involving corporate governance and fiduciary duties, as well as on all kinds of commercial transactions.