Business Law

Whether an aspiring entrepreneur, established business, or somewhere in between, all businesses face the challenge of keeping up with the ever changing legal and business  landscape.   Our  goal  is  to provide superior legal oversight, while offering a practical business approach to all matters, including organizing new operating entities, operating existing businesses and business transitions and sales.  We help maximize opportunities.

With a focus on the unique demands of closely held and emerging growth companies, we offer sophisticated legal services for the needs of today’s businesses and business owners.  We know the level of commitment that it takes for entrepreneurial companies to succeed and we stay involved at every turn.  Our goal is to be a conduit for business growth, not an impediment.

Our clients, however, benefit from more than just our legal advice. With years of “big firm” experience, we take pride in our ability to balance the legal nuances with the client’s desire to “get the deal done.” Through our special understanding of both business and law we are able to provide realistic legal options that allow clients to maximize opportunity and realize their ultimate business goals.

Practice Areas


  • Business selection and formation (corporation, LLC, partnerships)
  • Shareholder agreements and disputes
  • Business financing
  • Tax planning
  • Succession planning
  • Employment
  • Supply and purchase agreements

Real Estate

  • Real estate acquisition and sale transactions
  • Real estate leasing
  • Zoning and land use
  • Construction and development agreements

Franchising / Distributorship

  • Master franchise development
  • Franchise disclosure (FDD)
  • Trademark licensing