Business and Corporate Law Services

Business Formation and Structuring
Our attorneys counsel clients in forming business entities to serve their individual needs. We assist in forming corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit organizations, and other business entities. We offer full service business formation services, which include choosing the type of entity that will best fit the client’s needs, drafting and filing the organizing documents with the Secretary of State, drafting bylaws and operating agreements, corporate tax planning, asset transfers and acquisitions, among other things. For those businesses requiring multiple levels of organization, we assist in the formulation of affiliate and subsidiary companies and the transfer of assets that often accompany such transactions.

Corporate Transactions
Bearden, Breckenridge, & Gidlow counsel our corporate clients in completing mergers and acquisitions involving stock purchases and asset sales. We draft contracts for all sorts of business needs, including confidentiality agreements, service contracts, commercial leaseholds, buy-sell agreements, stock option plans, asset sale agreements and stock purchase agreements.

Corporate Governance
The Firm serves as general counsel to several of our business clients, and as such, is involved in the daily and routine matters that often arise in simply running a business. We handle everything from keeping the corporate books, to handling Secretary of State matters, to reviewing various proposed corporate actions for compliance with all applicable government laws and regulations. We counsel our corporate clients on succession planning and shareholders on estate planning matters related to business ownership.

Commercial Litigation
Commercial litigation generally involves two or more businesses in a dispute over money or other property. Commercial litigation is a broad topic that covers any legal issues that a business might run into. Our Firm handles everything from simple breach of contract claims to business torts. Our commercial litigation services include bringing lawsuits and defending lawsuits on behalf of our business clients based on the following:

  • Unfair Business Practices
  • Fraud
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secrets
  • Misrepresentation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Shareholder Litigation
  • Tortious Interference with Contract
  • Libel and Slander (Defamation)

Bearden, Breckenridge & Gidlow has a proven track record in obtaining successful settlements and verdicts for our business clients and individuals. Our Firm has the knowledge and experience to see that your issues are handled in a timely and thorough manner.

Do you have a Labor or Employment dispute that you'd like professional help with? Let us know today!