Our lawyers will listen to what you have to say and work with you to find a solution to your legal problem. For example, our lawyers have assisted many business owners with the following:
– Business Formation: Our lawyers can help with the formation of: C-Corporations, S-Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships, Family Limited Partnerships, etc. In setting up your new business we often help establish:
- Articles of Organization
- Operating Agreement
- By Laws
- Member Control Agreement
- Meeting Minutes
– Contracts: Our attorney help business owners with drafting contracts, contract disputes, lease drafting, lease review and lease disputes.
– Employment Agreements
– Non-Compete Agreements
– Employee Handbooks
– Board of Directors: Our attorneys will help organize and consult with your board of directors on legal decisions.
Business Succession Planning
For Rochester area business owners, planning how to leave your business to the next generation is of critical importance. Our business lawyers can help guide you through the succession process. Selling your business to a key employee or transferring an interest to a child or other family member can be done seamlessly with proper planning. This often involves using a team based approach whereby we work hand in hand with your financial advisers and accountants. Often times, business owners utilize buy/sell agreements, employee stock bonus agreements, or gifting as methods of ensuring a smooth transition.