Business Law

For most business owners, their company is a source of great pride; it’s where they showcase their expertise and build relationships with colleagues, customers and clients. Whether you represent a company, financial institution, or a professional organization, you know that there’s more to running a successful business than the work of the business itself. Every business has legal obligations.

Our firm represents all types of businesses:

  • Corporations
  • Professional service corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • General and limited partnerships
  • Joint ventures
  • Sole proprietorships

Some of the services we offer include:

  • Negotiation, documentation and closing of domestic and foreign transactions
  • Structuring and financing of acquisitions, mergers, and corporate reorganizations
  • Implementation of successful management and ownership succession strategies
  • Preparation of shareholder agreements, voting trusts, employment agreements, and buy/sell agreements
  • Trademark and service mark registrations
  • Intellectual property licenses
  • Design and drafting of retirement plans, stock bonus plans, stock redemption and cross purchase agreements, employee stock ownership plans, qualified and nonqualified executive compensation, consulting, deferred compensation, stock option and franchise agreements, and other similar plans
  • Advice on how to structure and control your business
  • Advice on management issues
  • Advice on tax ramifications

Lillig & Thorsness looks forward to partnering with you for the growth and success of your business, and to guiding you through the transitions and changes that all businesses experience. Contact us today to learn how we can help your business move forward.