Business Law

The following attorneys practice in the Business Law Practice group:

Business Law Richmond

BUSINESS LAW

One of the major strengths of the Firm lies in its representation of business clients ranging in size from small closely-held family businesses to large companies with hundreds of employees. These businesses seek the Firm’s advice in a number of areas including general business matters, financial and litigation matters, federal and state law compliance matters, and labor issues. Many of the small businesses the Firm assisted at acquisition or formation have evolved into large, successful businesses.

The Firm regularly provides business law services in the following areas:

ENTITY FORMATION

• Forming limited liability companies, corporations, limited partnerships, and other entities

GENERAL BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT MATTERS

• Representing businesses in day to day business matters including tax, contract, finance, real estate and compliance issues
• Assisting and advising business management in employee disputes and claims

ENTITY RESTRUCTURING

• Representing businesses in entity restructuring such as conversions of corporations to limited liability companies and the formation of multi-tiered entity structures

BUSINESS PLANNING

• Assisting owners with planning for the transfer of their businesses to their heirs
• Assisting owners of entities with buy-sell agreements to plan for death, disability, disagreement, or sale of interests of the business

RECENT TRANSACTIONS HANDLED BY THE BUSINESS LAW PRACTICE GROUP INCLUDE:

• Representing a regional communications provider in the establishment of a communications network in Virginia
• Representing doctors and dentists in asset and equity acquisitions of medical practices
• Representing the U.S. subsidiary of a Swedish textiles conglomerate in the operation of its manufacturing business in the U.S.
• Representing the U.S. representative of an equipment manufacturer in the negotiation of an exclusive licensing agreement
• Representing a family-owned business in the sale of a division of the business