BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LAW
Your business must address and comply with a wide variety of legal issues and requirements.
These matters are encountered when forming or acquiring an enterprise, when operating a business day-to-day and when selling, liquidating or otherwise disposing of an enterprise.
Our experienced counsel in business and corporate law can help you:
- Determine the best type of business entity to use in conducting your business
- Insulate the owners of the enterprise from liabilities
- Ensure timely and proper compliance with numerous legal requirements that could detract from the operation of your business
- Assist in negotiating the best deal for you in transactions with other businesses
We are experienced in counseling business owners, managers, and boards of directors on a wide range of legal and business issues. Our goal is to provide timely, practical and objective advice and options, not obstacles.
Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., has extensive experience in the formation of busi¬ness enterprises and the tax, liability, control and other factors involved in determining the best form of enterprise. We are experienced in working with the following forms of business associations:
- Sole Proprietorship
- General Partnership
- Limited Partnership
- Health Care
- Joint Ventures
- Real Estate Investment Trusts
- Limited Liability Companies
- Non-Profit Corporations
Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A. provides succession planning for closely-held businesses. We develop, structure and assist in the implementation of succession plans for partnerships and family-owned businesses.
No single plan or format is right for every business, so we provide highly individualized plans. We draft shareholders’ buy/sell, share restriction, close corporation, voting trust, and other succession planning agreements, keeping each client’s individual needs and goals in mind.
The firm also provides business valuations for clients – another area where there is no single method of valuation that is appropriate for all businesses or industries. We have the capability to value businesses in a wide range of industries, and we are experienced in working with our clients on an interactive basis to assure accurate valuations.
Contract Preparation and Negotiation
The attorneys of Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., are experienced in drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts, including (but not limited to):
- business contracts
- employment agreements
- purchase agreements
- service agreements
- non-competition agreements
- distribution agreements
- supply agreements
- license agreements
We represent manufacturers and distributors, retailers, contractors, real estate developers, franchises and service businesses in a wide variety of industries.
General Counsel for the Business Client
Many of the business and corporate clients of Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., are small business owners, entrepreneurs and closely held corporations with whom we have ongoing relationships. We also represent Fortune 500 businesses in select practice areas. Our size enables us to provide personal attention to start-up and small businesses while also serving the legal needs of much larger enterprises.
We are extremely proud of the long relationships we have had with many of our clients. We often work with successive generations in family businesses and many of our clients’ annual sales are counted in multiples of ten-million.
We recognize that business people want not only high quality but also cost-effectiveness in legal services and we strive to deliver both.
In addition to providing high quality general corporate counsel, Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., also concentrates in the following areas of practice:
Business Litigation and Appellate Practice
Real Estate Law
Banking and Commercial Lending
Employment and Labor Law
Health Care Law
Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts
If you are interested in further details on any of these practice areas, please ask your Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., attor¬ney for a copy of the corresponding summary or for an appointment for consultation.
Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., has the experience and knowledge necessary to help you address the legal issues that come with forming, operating and growing your business.