Your Business

A good business attorney will provide vital assistance in almost every aspect of your business, from basic business formation to consultation related to and lawsuits and liability.

Bergman Attorneys PC is made up of seasoned business law attorneys who will defend your business if you are sued or if you need to file a lawsuit against another party. We handle all areas of business law including breach of contract, unfair competition, unfair business practices, defamation, interference with prospective business advantage, breach of warranty, breach of promissory note, partnership and shareholder disputes, fraud, concealment, and many other business disputes.

General Business Law

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BAPC’s work in the business community is one of success and innovation across a broad set of business law disciplines, industries, and clientele. Our exceptional team of attorneys are highly esteemed for their legal insight, business instinct, and innovative solutions. Our attorneys specialize in crafting solutions which control costs while supporting all the your business’ operational needs. Whether your business matters involve a start-up, merger, re-organization, or negotiations relating to an ongoing operation or real estate purchase, every step is overseen by a partner-level corporate lawyer. Each of our partners offers significant hands-on experience, which directly translates to the expedited processing, and timely conclusion, of most all transactions. Our experience and clients range from individual entrepreneurs to large companies to global enterprises and the expert handling of a diverse range of issues: 

  • Business Planning
  • Start-ups
  • Formation
  • Entity Selection
  • Incorporation
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Small Business Law
  • Franchises-Franchising
  • Commercial Law
  • Environmental
  • Non-Profit Entity Creation
  • Unfair Trade Practices
  • Tax Planning
  • Litigation

Business Organization & Tax Planning

bus_org_tax_planOne of the best investments one can make early in the life of a business is the establishment of a close relationship with trusted legal counsel. Well-advised decisions regarding choice of entity may shield business owners from personal liability and excessive taxation. We work closely with our clients as they establish their business entities. Some options we consider for new ventures or re-organizations include: 

  • C-Corporation or S-Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Professional Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Closely Held Corporation
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Joint Venture
  • Non-Profit or Tax Exempt Charitable Organization

Purchase or Sale of a Business

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In addition to providing business law services at the start-up phase, we also assist our clients with the purchase or sale of an existing business, whether through a merger, an asset or stock purchase transaction, or otherwise. Our experienced attorneys advise clients regarding the best possible course of action to help them maximize profits, negotiate favorable purchase prices, and minimize negative tax consequences.

Commercial Transactions

com_transactionsOur firm also represents individuals and businesses in connection with a wide variety of commercial transactions ranging from home purchases to the purchase or division of multi-million dollar companies. We facilitate the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of transactions, including:

  • All types of business negotiations
  • Secured commercial transactions
  • Unsecured commercial transactions
  • Joint ventures and franchising
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) issues
  • Ongoing Business Counsel

Ongoing Business Counsel

bus_counselIn the course of running a business, an attorney’s services are often needed to protect ongoing operations. Our firm offers a wide range of business law services to support our clients’ operations including negotiations, planning advice, and complete documentation pertaining to:

  • Business dissolution or liquidation
  • Business reorganizations
  • Business licensing
  • Business planning
  • Business tax planning
  • Contracts
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Employment agreements
  • Business litigation

Affordable General Counsel

gen_counselWhen you have business law needs, but may not have the resources to have a full-time legal department, we can help. With our shared general counsel program, you are able to pay a reasonable monthly fee and have BAPC available to serve as legal counsel whenever your legal matters arise.

To speak with an attorney about a business transaction or corporate legal matter, contact us or use the form on this page to arrange for a consultation with an experienced business lawyer.