Our corporate lawyers have decades of practical experience in forming and running businesses. Our approach is client focused, not form focused, and we do not miss the forest for the trees. We use a holistic approach to ensure that your business is where it needs to be when it needs to be there.
We regularly advise clients on their new business entity formation – C Corp, S Corp, Partnership, limited liability company (LLC), Not-For-Profit. We draft shareholder agreements, partnership agreements and LLC operating agreements. We handle corporate governance matters and documentation and counsel boards and officers on their fiduciary duties. We help negotiatie and draft documents for business combinations, whether asset or stock acquisitions, sales or other restructurings. We also have a great deal of experience in drafting various types of contracts, including employment; vendor and supplier agreements; customer contracts (master service agreements and statements of work); license agreements; consulting and independent contractor agreements; confidentiality and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; debt and equity financing; and security agreements and guarantees. We handle angel and private equity investments, whether straight equity or convertible debt or preferred stock, warrants and options, and associated securities law compliance.
We also have experience in representing businesses before Illinois' various administrative agencies.