Our Business Group represents diverse corporate and other business clients ranging from closely held businesses to those with national recognition. We assist them in structuring their business organizations and transactions in today’s complex business, tax and legal environment. Our business clients include corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships.
The Business Group counsels business clients on the legal issues arising in the formation, acquisition, operation, merger and sale of businesses.
We advise business clients in the protection of trade secrets and proprietary business information and in negotiation, use, and enforcement of noncompetition clauses.
We counsel our business clients to integrate their business and estate planning objectives to deal with issues of business control, succession and liquidity.
We assist clients in transferring businesses to appropriate family members and utilize gifting techniques which take advantage of favorable discounted tax values and which permit the freezing of business values for estate tax purposes.