Trustworthy Legal Help With Business Formation Matters
Starting a business is an exciting time full of dreams, aspirations and of course, at least a little bit of fear. Regardless of whether it is a home-based, small business or a large industrial operation a business owner will face multiple legal issues, including formation, employment contracts, vendor contracts and real estate issues to name a few. No matter if it is your first startup or you are growing an existing franchise chain, it is important to have experienced legal counsel to guide the process.
Whether it is a sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation or nonprofit, George Gesten McDonald guides new business owners through the formation process by providing advice on the laws and requirements of the state and local governments, offer counsel regarding the myriad of compliance issues, supply assistance in hiring, employee relations and human resource management, and support the owners in the opening and operating of a business. As your business develops our attorneys can provide advice and counsel on expansion, complex transactions, succession planning and numerous other aspects of owning and growing your business.
Our attorneys are skilled at all aspects of forming, developing, expanding and exiting an existing business. The firm is committed to working with business owners to support them in the earliest chapters through the maturation of the business. Our mission is to provide effective solutions for business owners in need of legal advice and guidance by getting to know your business’ mission, its goals, and the difficulties your business may be facing in meeting those goals. George Gesten McDonald also offers creative fee agreements so that all new business owners may have access to the legal advice he or she needs to get started on a path to personal and financial success.
Our business formation practice group is led by Ryan D. Gesten, who has been assisting business owners for over 15 years. Our business formation services include:
- Articles of Organization
- Articles of Incorporation
- Business Entity Formation
- Corporate Partnerships
- Professional Corporations
- Shareholder Agreements
- Operating Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Business Sales and Acquisitions
- Contract Review
- Employment Agreements
- Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreements
- Noncompete Agreements
- Business Registration