Our attorneys provide exceptional guidance to their clients who are seeking new business opportunities. One of the most important decisions you must make when starting a new business is selecting the appropriate form of entity for your new business venture. Not only will this important decision have significant tax and legal implications, but it may also affect the ability to retain talent and attract prospective investors. Our firm counsels our clients in all facets of the business formation process.
It is imperative to a new business that the correct legal protocol is followed when establishing a new business. We handle all formation and registration requirements including, but not limited to, filing the required forms with the appropriate state agencies, drafting the articles of incorporation or partnership agreement and drafting the company by-laws.
Our firm is experienced in the formation of all types of business entities, some of which include:
- Limited Liability Companies
- Limited liability partnerships
- General Partnerships
- Limited Partnerships
- Sole proprietorships
As your counsel, we will help you develop strategies and approaches towards effectively handling the various accounting, tax and structural issues associated with owning and operating a start-up business. If necessary, we will guide you through various financing methods and assist you in the protection of any potential intellectual property issues.
Let us also help you with the following matters:
- Shareholder agreements
- Board of director and shareholder minutes
- Employment agreements
- Sales and commission agreements
- Executive agreements
- Business contracts, preparation and review of corporate documents
- Buy-sell agreements
- Employment agreements
- Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
- Copyright, trademark and intellectual property
- Due diligence
- Real estate ventures
- Entertainment and talent representation
- Joint ventures
- Severance agreements
- Employment policies and handbooks
- Non-profit formation and 501(c) charitable tax status
- Settlement agreements and releases
- Confidentiality agreements
If you need counseling and advice with the start up of your business then contact Bashian & Papantoniou.
We have the skills and experience to ensure that no legal obstacles stand in the way of the success of your new business venture.
Meet Our Professionals
The attorneys at Bashian & Papantoniou are constantly striving to take law to the next level. Our team is comprised of exceptional professionals who put their clients first. We are knowledgeable, personable and diligent. Client success is our top priority.