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BUSINESS LAW & TRANSACTIONS

BOLD's attorneys act as strategic business partners in the formation, ongoing operation, expansion, and sale of our clients' companies.  BOLD has represented small and mid-size companies in various industries, including accounting, manufacturing, distribution, real estate management, health care services, technology, and transportation services. 

Business Formation

When clients start a new business, the first question is which form of entity will be best.  The corporation, limited liability company (LLC), and limited partnership forms each have different approaches to management, liability, and tax planning.  Tax implications are a key factor in the choice of entity.  Once the form of the entity is decided, we assist our clients in forming the business entity. 

 

On-going general counsel

On a day-to-day basis, we work with established businesses on operational and legal compliance issues. We provide counsel to family-owned and closely-held companies in navigating employment issues, managing shareholder and director meetings, and assisting in difficult succession planning issues. 

When necessary, our litigators represent corporate clients in civil courts in litigation matters including collections, evictions, and employment disputes. 

Business Transactions

We advise established companies on acquisition opportunities, asset disposition, and corporate reorganizations.  For mature organizations, we identify succession planning opportunities. The following is a list of just some of the contracts we draft and negotiate on behalf of our clients:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements 

  • Buy-Sell Agreements

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Real Estate contracts

  • Lease agreements

  • Employment and compensation agreements

  • Loan agreements

  • Supply agreements

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Non-Competition Agreements

  • Security Agreements

  • Pledge Agreements

  • Licensing Agreements

  • Assignment and Assumption Agreements

Business Succession Planning

BOLD's attorneys work with each client to develop a succession plan to transfer management responsibility and financial assets, help protect the estate and business from costly legal disputes, and recommend the best legal course of action to ensure the company's longevity.  This will help plan for situations in which someone passes away or becomes incapacitated, or initiates a legal battle that threatens to strangle the company.  The long-term viability of a business depends on a plan for orderly succession.  Closely-held corporations and family businesses are particularly at risk if they lose their chief officer and a succession plan is not in place.