Newmeyer Dillion provides an extensive range of services for the entire life cycle of businesses, from sole proprietorships to mid-range and national companies. Our attorneys guide clients through the process of selecting, forming and structuring the appropriate form of entity for their business operations, advise on operational and governance matters, and prepare and facilitate buy/sell agreements, merger and acquisition agreements, and dissolution.

Types of matters:

  • Formation and structuring of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and joint ventures
  • Licensing and regulatory compliance
  • Record keeping and entity governance
  • Shareholder agreements and stock option plans
  • Contract negotiation and preparation
  • Executive compensation arrangements
  • Employment and independent contractor matters
  • Licensing and franchising arrangements
  • Manufacturing and distribution agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Business dissolutions and sales