Business Entities

We assist clients with planning for, structuring, and forming new business entities - and advise business owners on matters of compliance and ongoing reporting obligations. The firm also assists clients with reorganizations and transactions involving business entities of all types. The firm’s business entity practice includes representing clients in connection with:

  • Limited liability companies (LLCs), including formation and drafting LLC operating agreements
  • Corporations, including formation, subchapter S elections and drafting by-laws, minutes, share certificates and other organizational documents
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Limited partnerships, general partnerships and limited liability partnerships, including formation and drafting partnership agreements
  • Professional associations and professional corporations
  • Statutory close corporations
  • Tax-free reorganizations
  • Entity conversions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Asset sales and acquisitions
  • Stock, partnership or LLC membership interest, sales and acquisitions
  • The use of equity interests in business entities as compensation, including: compensatory stock options, incentive stock options, qualified and nonqualified stock options, and the issuance of partnership and LLC interests as compensation
  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements, noncompetition agreements and lease agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing financing agreements, including promissory notes, security agreements, pledge agreements and venture capital agreements