Business and Corporate Law

Our business practice attorneys are committed to helping your business succeed by expertly managing legal matters, including business planning, development, and operational issues . We can help your business grow, because we’re taking care of legalities.

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Business and Corporate Attorneys

We are here to guide our business and institutional clients through all legal issues through each stage of development.

Our team can help plan your business structure, negotiate, and document your transactions, navigate applicable regulations, and protect your business interests. From entity formation, mergers, restructurings, acquisitions, and asset dispositions, our business and corporate attorneys share their wealth of experience to help reach your business goals. 

Our clients range from multi-national companies to single-owner enterprises, from non-profit organizations to some of North Carolina’s oldest and largest businesses and financial institutions. Our goal is the same for each client: get to know them as well as we know ourselves and add value through accumulated expertise unexpected from a firm our size.

Business and Corporate services regularly provided to our clients include:

  • Business formation (corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures, professional entities, and non-profits)
  • Corporate governance documents, including employee handbooks and document retention policies
  • Reorganization and restructuring
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts and agreements, including commercial leases, vendor agreements and employment contracts
  • Advising marketing personnel regarding regulatory limitations and intellectual property considerations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Providing opinion letters for varying transaction types
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Nonprofit formation and compliance
  • Asset dispositions
  • Securities law, including public and private offerings
  • Business succession planning
  • Advising officers and directors as to the interpretation and proper execution of their fiduciary duties and responsibilities.
  • Management compensation and estate planning