Small Business Law

 

Legal Counsel for Startups

 

Whether you are a brand new business just getting off the ground, or an existing sole proprietor who is concerned about protecting their family’s assets from lawsuit, the most important decision is how to choose the right entity for your business.

How to Choose the Right Legal Entity for Your Business

Corporations

The C Corporation

The S Corporation

Professional Corporations

The Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Growth Strategies for Mature Companies

Many owners who have been in business for many years find themselves doing business much the same way that they did in their first year.  They have mastered tactical issues – how to produce their product or service – but have not mastered the strategic issues – the best way to structure their business to maximize profit, and eventually how to sell their business for top dollar.

Exit Strategies for Business Owners

Whether you sell your business for the maximum value possible, or whether you are forced to sell it off at fire-sale prices, depends on way you prepare your business for transition.

Proper planning takes months, if not years, in order to maximize the selling price.

Leaving it to the last minute virtually guarantees the lowest return possible.

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)