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It is important to have a qualified, skilled attorney who can support your business – whether you’re just starting or have been operating for some time. Black, Black & Brown has the background and experience to be a vital partner to your business in areas including taxation, organization, contract preparation and review, employee relations issues and succession planning.

We work to protect your investments and minimize your liability through:

  • Determining and establishing legal structure
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Addressing business laws and regulations
  • Creating contingency and continuity plans
  • Managing business tax compliance
  • Optimizing human resource policies, contracts and documentation
  • Protecting interests in negotiations
  • Closing or selling a business

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Should I seek an attorney's service prior to starting my business?

Attorneys are able to provide services to ease the burden and confusion of starting a business regardless of its size. For example, your attorney can help you determine how to legally organize your business, develop partnership agreements, submit trademark registrations, review lease or property/building contracts, etc.

What role does my attorney play in the operations of my business?

It’s the responsibility of your attorney to help protect you and your business throughout day-to-day operations. From dealing with employee contracts and discrepancies to protecting your intellectual property, consult your attorney to understand the implications of state and federal employment, asset protection and taxation laws on your business.

Do I need an attorney to make a business contract legally binding?

No. For a contract to be legally binding it requires an agreement and consideration between two parties. However, an attorney can ensure that the contract limits liability and protects your interests.

How can an attorney help me sell my business?

An attorney can guide you through the business transaction. It is important to ensure the proper legal precautions are taken to make the sale of ownership legally binding and contractually sound.