Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate
Wills, revocable living trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, premarital and community property agreements, irrevocable trusts, charitable remainder and other specialty trusts, asset protection planning, probate and trust administration.
Formation, Maintenance, and Dissolution of Business Entities
Corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, general and limited partnerships. Entity structuring, founder and shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, securities law compliance, corporate minutes and records, officer and director liability.
Purchase and Sale of Businesses
Sales of stock, sales of assets, mergers and acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations.
Business Exit Planning
Analysis, structuring, and documentation of various alternatives, including transfers to family members, employees, or third parties.
Investment agreements, subscription agreements, private placements, venture capital, loan and security agreements, guaranties.
Real Estate Transactions
Purchases and sales, exchanges, leases, syndications, joint ventures, loan and financing transactions, tenancy in common agreements, equity share agreements.
Negotiation, preparation, and review of agreements for virtually any conceivable business relationship, including but not limited to consulting and independent contractor agreements, management agreements, sales and manufacturing representative agreements, distribution and dealer agreements, license and royalty agreements, franchise agreements, personal property lease and sales agreements, indemnity and release agreements.
Trade secret protection, licensing arrangements, trademark and service mark registrations.
Employment agreements, employee manuals, hiring practices, employee relations, employee disputes and terminations.
Executive Compensation and Employee Benefit Plans
Stock option plans, stock bonus plans, deferred compensation plans, employee stock ownership plans, restricted stock plans, pension and profit-sharing plans, Section 83(b) elections.