Corporate Services – Our Corporate law services cover the day-to-day needs of individuals and businesses, including OEMs and tier one automotive suppliers, health care providers, professional service groups, manufacturers, vendors, distributors and retailers. We specialize in assisting new entrepreneurs to structurally create the most advantageous business format, as well as business planning.
New Business Formation – Services include all steps in the formation of a new business, including selection of the form of business – as between corporation and limited liability company and whether to elect pass-through or C corp tax status. The New Tax Act has created several new considerations in making these decisions from the inception of the business as well as the need to shift ongoing businesses to take advantage of the new tax laws. ”
Shareholder and Operating Agreements – Preparation of Shareholder Agreement and Operating Agreements with buy/sell and restrictive covenant protection. These are critically important documents to all businesses owned by more than one person.
Employment Agreement – representation for Employers and Employees. Employment agreements require drafting and negotiation of restrictive covenants and non-solicitation provisions – critically important and dangerous provisions frequently included in employment agreements.
Transactional Work – Our transnational work ranges from routine commercial contracts to creating financing arrangements, real estate, licensing, contract collection and business development for both small and large corporations. We also represent buyers and sellers in business asset and stock transactions. We represent individuals seeking to acquire a franchisee in the multiple of legal issues that must be evaluated and addressed before undertaking and pursing a franchise endeavor.
Business Technology – We structure contractual relationships with distributors and licensees to insure that the client’s intellectual property rights to know-how, ideas and technology are protected. Our services include drafting of software licenses and development contracts, preparation of domestic and international hardware and software distribution agreements, protection of copyrights, patient and trade secrets and development of Internet product distribution contracts. We have successfully assisted in development of technology joint ventures, e-commerce startups, as well as the purchase and sale of software companies.