Business and Corporate

We seek to understand our clients and their business to provide informed legal advice that enables them to make sound business decisions.

Business Formation and Planning

Reed & Heller assists business owners identify and implement an advantageous legal structure for their business, keeping an eye on the present needs of the business as well as the future potential. For multi-owner businesses, this includes advising the owners about fundamental ownership issues and preparing organizational documents to address those issues, thereby reducing the likelihood of future disputes. We view our role as trusted advisors to our business clients, in which we learn about our clients’ particular business needs and develop tailored legal solutions to help them achieve their goals.Business Partnership Agreement

We assist clients with:

  • Legal entity formation and structuring
  • Shareholder, LLC operating agreements and partnership agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Buy-outs of existing owners
  • Equity issuances to new owners

Here are answers to frequently asked questions we receive about starting a business.

Business Acquisitions and Sales

The closing of the purchase and sale of a business is a major accomplishment for both the buyer and seller. The process to get to the closing is intense and stressful for both parties. Reed & Heller helps its clients through this process by educating our clients about the process and issues, negotiating on behalf of our clients, assisting our clients to efficiently manage required tasks, and communicating effectively with all parties, stakeholders and professional advisors involved. Binding ContractRegardless of the business size or industry, Reed & Heller will provide practical advice and unique legal solutions so that you can complete the transaction on time and on your terms.

We assist clients with:

  • Transaction structuring
  • Letters of intent and term sheets
  • Legal due diligence
  • Preparation of definitive agreements
  • Closing process
  • General task management

Here is a list of best practices to be prepared for the due diligence process involved in the sale of a business.

Operational, Regulatory and Contract Matters

Reed & Heller understands that all of the demands of running a business can be overwhelming. When you have questions about regulatory compliance, operational best practices, or contracts with employees, vendors or suppliers, we can provide legal advice that enables you to make sound business decisions.

We assist clients with:

  • Employee agreements
  • Contracts with customers and vendors
  • Standard terms and conditions
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Regulatory compliance