Philadelphia PA Business Planning Attorneys

Our firm advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services. We advise business owners, entrepreneurs and managers on business laws, start-up assistance including the formation of an entity, the negotiation of business and commercial real estate loans and on the protection of a trademark or license agreement.

Business Startup Services

Starting a business requires thorough planning. Our firm assists business owners in the formation of legally sound business entities and helps entrepreneurs devise business strategies that help them achieve their goals. We advise on the business startup and formation process as well as issues related to selection of entity type and jurisdiction, including:

  • Subchapter C-corporation formation
  • Subchapter S-corporation formation
  • Limited liability company (LLC) formation
  • Partnership formation (including LLP)
  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases
  • Joint ventures

We also advise on and draft shareholder agreements, membership agreements or partnership agreements as part of the entity formation process.

Buying and Selling Businesses

Our firm can guide business owners in the multi-stage process of buying or selling a business, including:

  • Advising on the structure of the transaction
  • Negotiation of terms and drafting of the deal memorandum
  • Advising sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during the due diligence process
  • Advising buyers on conducting legal due diligence
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the extensive documentation involved in a business transaction, such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and security agreements

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts

In consultation with business owners, we review, draft and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:

We also assist in the following areas:

  • Limited Liability Companies
  • General Business Representation
  • Employment Contracts
  • Deferred Compensation Agreements
  • Golden Parachute Agreements
  • Phantom Stock Agreements
  • Dissolutions Agreements
  • Commercial Financing Services
  • Equity and Debt Financing
  • Real Estate and Construction Lending
  • Industrial Development Authority (IDA)- Financing
  • Succession Planning
  • Merger, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Venture Capital start up and early start up
  • Business Divorces
  • Shareholders/LLCs/LPs Agreements
  • Sale and Purchase of Businesses
  • Tax Strategy
  • Not-for-Profit Entity Consulting
  • Trademarks and Copyrights

Contact our Philadelphia Business law firm with your questions, comments or concerns.