We can provide research and advice regarding the company’s legal obligations, rights and responsibilities, address contract provisions of an agreement to be sure they are clear, unambiguous and won’t cause problems for their client in the future, coordinate with other transactional lawyers in such specialties as tax, ERISA and real estate, etc.
Also advise on the duties and responsibilities of corporate officers, directors and insiders, assist in the creation, organization or dissolution of the business entity, drafting and administration of articles of incorporation, by-laws, etc., addressing considerations of partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and business trusts.
Each form of corporate structure has its own set of legal rights and responsibilities, organizational structure and tax burdens. Corporate lawyers might research aspects of employment law or environmental law or consult with another attorney who specializes in that field.
Here are more details:
Entity Selection, Formation and Governance
Stockholder Agreements and
L.L.C. Operating Agreements
Including Angel and
Venture Capital Equity Financing
Equity Incentive Plans
Dispositions of Businesses
Wind-Downs and Dissolution
Protection From Takeovers
Recapitalization and Restructuring
Partial and Complete Liquidation
Stock Redemption Programs
i.e. Securities, Environmental,
Employee, Privacy, etc.
Transfers of Equity Ownership to Trusts
Employment Issues and Partnership Disputes
Intellectual Property Protection
Business Succession Matters
Strategic Partnering Issues