We have advised clients on a variety of business transactions ranging from entity selection and formation to dissolution, including the formation of hundreds of entities encompassing C-corporations, S-corporations, non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability limited partnerships. We have represented business entities in mergers and acquisitions as both buyer and seller. In this practice, we have substantial experience in negotiating and drafting asset and stock sales agreements, and agreements ancillary to mergers and acquisitions such as employment and management agreements, covenants not to compete, and stock option agreements.
Our firm has advised businesses on general commercial law matters and has negotiated a wide variety of contracts involving distribution arrangements, property licensing, and other matters. We have broad experience representing and counseling outside members of corporate boards of directors on issues of corporate governance and the exercise of their fiduciary duties in serving on special committees. We have also advised corporations and their boards on a variety of business litigation-related topics including indemnification of officers and directors and coverage issues under director and officer insurance policies. We have created corporate compliance programs for both public and private companies and have advised companies on the implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.