Positioning your business for success – Forming and operating a business is a huge task. Decisions regarding business structuring and internal operations must be made sensibly. To be successful, you need legal counsel who will be there for you during the entire life of your business. That is what I do for my clients.

Business Formation and Planning (LLC, Corporation, Limited Partnership, and others)

The decision of the choice of type of business entity is one of the first and most important decisions that a business owner makes.  This decision has far reaching legal and tax consequences.  There are a number of key factors to consider when making this decision.

Business Plan Development

Developing a clear vision of your business plan assists you in clarifying the purpose and direction of your business, and helps you set and meet company goals.

Growth Strategies

Designing growth strategies is an important tool for developing and maintaining the growth of your company.

Sale and Acquisition of Businesses

The transfer of ownership of a business is a significant transaction.  A large number of issues are dealt with in this type of transaction, and it is important to know what to expect, and where to negotiate.

Outside general counsel services

As a non-employee outside general counsel, I can provide a practical approach to problem solving, and can bring over 35 years of legal experience to handle a broad array of business and legal issues without the cost of a full time attorney on staff.

Corporate record keeping

Regular and structured use of corporate records, such as written minutes of meetings and resolutions are necessary to document important decisions and maintain the liability insulation provided by the business entity.

Buy-Sell Agreements

Buy-Sells are essential tools to provide for planning in the event of the death, divorce, retirement or desire to sell of a business co-owner.

Contract creation and review

Employment Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements

Succession and Emergency Planning