Corporate & Business

Corporate & Business

Professional Legal Advice for Businesses

At Vandeventer Black LLP, we have in-depth knowledge of all aspects of corporate and business law and can provide you with timely, cost-effective solutions to the issues you face. We also offer guidance to help you plan for your success and avoid problems. Our attorneys think of themselves as business people who practice law.  This allows our attorneys to deliver practical solutions in the following areas:

  • General corporate law and entity creation
  • Securities transactions, including debt and equity issuances, and venture capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions, sales of business (asset and stock), and reorganizations
  • Negotiation and closing of loans and credit facilities
  • Secured transactions, local and international
  • Tax planning and tax challenges
  • Contract negotiation, drafting, and planning
  • Corporate purchasing – legal forms and policies & procedures
  • Intellectual property, including licensing, copyright, and trademark
  • Risk management and insurance
  • International business transactions
  • Creditors’ rights and bankruptcy
  • Directors’ and officers’ liability
  • Labor and employment
  • Franchise law

Additionally, if your business needs to buy, sell, or lease property, we have several experienced real estate attorneys who can readily navigate commercial real estate transactions.

We collaborate with members from our Health CareLabor & EmploymentBankruptcyLitigation, and Tax teams so you can benefit from specialized assistance in other areas affecting business.

Clients We Have Served

We extend our business law services to a multitude of industries and to businesses in every form.  Some of our clients include:

  • Limited liability companies
  • “C” and “S” corporations
  • General, limited, and limited liability partnerships
  • Business trusts and real estate investment trusts
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Financial institutions
  • Community associations
  • Professional Organizations
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