The attorneys in our Business section dedicate themselves to understanding all aspects of our clients’ businesses. We provide solutions that address the unique legal, tax, and business planning issues that companies face. Our clients include nearly every form of business entity including corporations, nonprofit organizations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures, and sole proprietorships. We serve as US counsel for foreign businesses and also advise local clients on their foreign operations. Our clients are from many sectors of industry including manufacturing, insurance, agri-business, hospitality, medical, finance, distribution, real estate, retail, and service, as well as a wide array of other professions.
Our attorneys guide clients through the normal cycles of a business, providing counsel in the areas of entity selection, business start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, purchases, structuring and negotiation of commercial loans and other credit and commercial transactions, sales of businesses and liquidations. We are also skilled at handling our clients’ intellectual property needs that involve e-commerce, software licensing, domain names, trademarks, trade names and copyrights. Our general business and corporate law practice routinely involves preparing and reviewing of business contracts, construction contracts, employment agreements, and other executive compensation agreements, as well as providing proactive planning advice covering business succession planning, tax planning and liability planning.