Services

Business

It is important to start your new venture on sound footing with all legal documents in place. We can assist you with organizational matters, such as choice of entity and operating agreement or shareholders’ agreement, initial regulatory compliance, contracts that protect your rights and facilitate your receiving payment and minimize the likelihood of litigation and, if you’re considering buying a franchise, review of the Franchise Disclosure Document and the Franchise Agreement. Whether you are a young entrepreneur embarking upon your first venture or a baby boomer planning your “Second Act” or a “retirement career”.

Whether you’re a new business or well established, we can assist you with regulatory compliance, contracts that protect your rights, facilitate your receiving payment and minimize the likelihood of litigation, such as Employment Agreements, Nondisclosure Agreements, Sales Representative Agreements, Distribution Agreements, Commercial Leases, Loan Agreements and Agreements with Clients and Vendors.

When buying a business you need assistance from a lawyer who has been through the process and can advise you about the process and help structure the transaction. You need to ensure that the deal documents are consistent with your understanding of the transaction and that there are no loopholes in the document that will prevent you from obtaining the benefit of your bargain. We provide advice and assistance in connection with conducting due diligence, coordination with your accountant, tax lawyer and estate planning lawyer, negotiation of Nondisclosure Agreements, Letters of Intent, Asset Purchase Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements, Merger Agreements, Loan Agreements, Promissory Notes, Security Agreements and, if the business you’re buying is a franchise, review of the Franchise Agreement.

When you sell your business you want to make sure that you actually receive the purchase price agreed to and keep your post-closing liability to a minimum. We provide pre-sale advice and assistance to position your business to facilitate the sale and maximize the return, coordination with your accountant, tax lawyer and negotiation of estate planning lawyer, Nondisclosure Agreements, Letters of Intent, Asset Purchase Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements, Merger Agreements, Loan Agreements, Promissory Notes and Security Agreements.

Arbitration & Mediation

Franchise

Real Estate & Construction