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.
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-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