Organization & Formation
No matter what size or type of business you’re starting, Snellgrove, Langley, Culpepper, Williams & Mullally can provide the counsel and representation you need to get off to a strong start and operate successfully.
The first decision to make is choosing a business structure that meets your needs personally and professionally. Options include:
- Limited liability companies (LLC)
- S corporations
- C corporations
- Limited Liability partnerships (LLP)
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Joint ventures
We’ll go over your business plan, discuss your short- and long-term goals and explain the types of business entities that will work best for you, including the advantages, tax consequences and personal liability exposure of each. There are also state and federal laws to consider, which we’ll cover and advise on.
Once we’ve established the structure of the business, we then draft all necessary documents and state filings, including:
- Articles of incorporation
- Articles of organization
- Operating agreement
- Meeting minutes
- Buy-sell or buyout agreement
- Application for federal tax ID
- Shareholders’ agreements
- Employment contracts
- Non-competition agreements
- Vendor agreements
- Nondisclosure agreements
The above may seem overwhelming, but that’s why we’re here. Contact us to get in touch with an experienced business lawyer who can walk you through the process and get you up and running quickly, properly and legally.