Our Winston-Salem corporate and business law attorneys represent business entities of all types and sizes, from large corporations to sole proprietorships, including partnerships and limited liability companies. We advise business owners at all stages of the life of a business, from putting together a business plan and drafting organizational documents to reorganizations, termination and liquidation. In addition to legal services, our attorneys also send reminders to clients when state or federal documents must be submitted.
General Corporate Matters
Our attorneys work closely with business owners and management in order to understand each client’s business objectives, operations, and industry. We frequently serve as general counsel for our clients, advise boards of directors and shareholders on governing the business, and assist the client in identifying specialized legal requirements of proposed business plans and strategies.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Commercial Transactions: Our attorneys assist clients in purchasing or selling businesses, often recommending tax-favored transactions for achieving client goals. We also handle a wide variety of commercial transactions, including equipment purchase and sales, project financing, licensing, and marketing arrangements.
We assist clients in forming all types of business entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures.
We enhance the value of our corporate and business advice through tax planning, which allows clients to engage in a transaction while being subject to the lowest tax burden possible. Our attorneys frequently provide transactional tax advice for clients engaged in mergers and acquisitions and in the sale, purchase or exchange of real estate. We also work with business owners to develop strategies for business succession and estate planning.
Our business clients often need advice regarding employment and compensation issues. We provide advice regarding employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and employment policies.