You’ve worked hard to start a new business or make your business what it is today. We want to help you protect it. Relying on our significant experience, we’ve helped companies of all types and sizes with a range of legal needs overcome their business challenges. Let us work with you to develop effective and efficient solutions.

Buying or selling a business is a big decision and requires a thorough strategy. We begin with an analysis of your financial positioning and a legal review to ensure that your personal and financial interests are protected. Our attorneys have experience in all aspects of the purchase and sale of a business, including business partnership purchases, partnership dissolution, asset division and corporate mergers, and can help you successfully navigate challenges and make the best decisions for your business.

An employee dispute can interfere with the successful operations of your business. Whether your business or another employee has been accused of wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination or a breach of contract, you want to resolve the dispute quickly and effectively to ensure the continuing and successful operations of your business.

Contracts are the foundation of your businesses operations. Before you enter into any contract, it’s important to consult with a lawyer to learn about your rights and obligations. Our attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience negotiating, drafting, and reviewing employee contracts, purchase and sale agreements, and commercial real estate contracts. With an attention to detail, we can ensure your contracts are sound and in your best interest.

When forming a new business, our clients rely on our knowledge and expertise to guide their decision making. We take the time to truly understand your business goals and objectives, ensuring you will receive the best legal guidance possible. Before you begin business operations, you must decide what type of business legal entity should be put in place to protect your business. We can work with you to decide which is best, based upon the nature of your business and tax considerations.

Franchising

If you are entering into a franchise agreement, it’s important to protect yourself legally. When you sign a franchise agreement, your are executing a legal contract. Our team can help you throughout the entire process and advise you on the benefits, risks and all legal matters.

You want to structure a deal that is in your best interest. Before you sign the franchise agreement we can help you negotiate the terms of the contract to ensure that you are comfortable with all of the provisions contained in the agreement.

Whether you are considering the purchase of a franchise, terminating an existing franchise relationship or establishing a franchise system it’s vital to review and properly prepare all necessary documents. We’ll review the franchise disclosure documents (FDD), franchise agreements and applicable state and federal laws and regulations to set you up for success