of Business & Non-Profit Entities
We advise the advantages and disadvantages of various business and
non-profit entities (click for fee & cost spreadsheets): sole
proprietorship, limited liability
general partnership, limited
entities), so you can make an informed choice. We then
prepare and file the necessary documents by fixed fees to form the
chosen entity, such as articles, bylaws, share certificates, and
minutes. So that you can review and calculate the fixed fees for
each of the entities listed above, please click on the relevant entity
to see a worksheet of fixed fees. For those items that you can
perform, please leave "0" in the box. For those items
you want us to perform, please place "1" in the box.
Then, press Enter to recalculate.
non-public business entities from the point of organization through
early round venture financing, until direct involvement of securities
counsel on an ongoing basis is necessary.
you in establishing proper transfer mechanisms for unanticipated deaths
and other situations, such as buy-sell agreements.
We provide real-time
business counseling in addition to document preparation services.
planning and business focus is a value-added component which we
routinely supply. When securities, ERISA, complex international,
or other specialty legal issues arise, we associate appropriate outside
counsel and coordinate activities.
transactional planning and execution are available.
to decades of experience with new firms up to billion dollar firms, we
add value above and beyond the industry standard.
business and non-profit entities protect the owners from personal
liability. Proper corporate records and formalities regarding
meetings, elections of directors and officers, and preparation of
resolutions documenting the decision making process help maintain that
protection. We assist your firm to comply with formalities and
prepare necessary compliance documentation.
transfers of ownership interests, joint ventures, mergers, the purchase
or sale of a business or its assets, and the wind up and dissolution of
We advise you on employment matters such as employment agreements, policies
and procedures, and compliance with state and federal labor laws,
including "bounty hunter" laws and wage and hour rules. We
assist you in internal
investigations of employee claims, including sexual harassment claims,
counseling on employee hiring, discipline and firing matters, employee
benefit plans, and advising on emerging employment issues, such as
privacy, electronic communications, violence, and substance abuse
We identify laws that affect your firm and industry and implement plans for
compliance. We identify and obtain licenses, permits, and
registrations from local, state, and federal agencies.
Counseling and Internal Investigations
We provide preventative counseling and internal company audits, if necessary, to assist you to identify potential
criminal activity and assess the adequacy of internal policies and
procedures. We assist your firm in implementing an
effective corporate compliance program.
Internal compliance audits often preclude civil and criminal
enforcement. Federal Sentencing Guidelines require rigorous
watchfulness by business executives.
businesses and entrepreneurs are looking increasingly to international transactions to
obtain the cost savings they need to compete. International
transactions should be entered into small steps at a time, using
experienced international assistance. We are experienced with
international transactions, including contracting, joint venturing with
foreign agents and partners, and extending to the set up of foreign
affiliates to perform projects or conduct business.
and Dispute Resolution [click
We resolve disputes.
We work closely with you and seek creative solutions to get the result