Business Planning & Transactions

John Cloud, Jim Kordik, Michelle Vollmar and Channing Kordik provide ongoing legal advice and services to business enterprises, including manufacturers and medical and dental practices. We assist our business clients in the selection and formation of the appropriate legal entity, whether a corporation, a partnership, or a limited liability company, and we provide on-going representation in such matters as contract negotiation and preparation, employment issues, the sale or purchase of the business entity or the lease or purchase of commercial property. We can also assist business clients in avoiding costly litigation by insuring that clients have properly documented their business relationships and transactions.

We can provide guidance in the following business planning areas:

  • Choice of Business Entity—Sole proprietorship, Corporation, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, Limited Liability Partnership
  • Close Corporation Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • License and Distributor Agreements
  • Equipment and Real Estate Lease Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements, Redemption Agreements and Cross-Purchase Agreements
  • Asset and Stock Purchases or Sales
  • Business Succession and Tax Planning