Practice Areas

Business Law

Start Up Services

I regularly advise and represent clients on issues involving the formation of an appropriate business entity, the acquisition and sale of a business, real estate property matters, contract review and negotiation and general business/corporate law.

I can advise and assist you with the proper selection of a business entity and the formation of that entity under state law, including the following:

  • C corporation
  • S corporation
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • General and limited partnerships
  • Limited liability partnerships

I also advise on and draft subscription agreements, shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements and operating agreements as part of the startup process as well as preparing the initial organizational minutes and consents.

Buying and Selling a Business

Many clients at some point will want to buy or sell a business. I can guide and counsel you through the process of buying or selling a business, including the following:

  • Advising on the appropriate structure of the transaction
  • Negotiating and drafting the terms of a Letter of Intent
  • Advising buyers on the due diligence process
  • Advising sellers on issues raised during the due diligence process
  • Negotiating and drafting the proper documents for a sale or purchase, including asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements, employment agreements and loan documents.

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts

I assist business owners with the review, drafting and negotiation of various business contracts that may arise in the course of business, including:

  • Lease Agreements
  • Service Agreements
  • Vendor Agreements