Business Planning and Litigation

With a diversity of experience representing business clients within both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Sugarman Law Firm provides a full range of legal services for our clients’ corporate and business needs. We work collaboratively with our clients to address immediate needs and create a long-range strategic approach designed to assure continued growth and success for the client’s business enterprise.

Our attorneys have a broad range of legal experience in the financial, tax, and real estate issues associated with business formation, and with business merger, acquisition, and sale transactions. We also assist with succession and estate planning matters for owners of closely held business entities.

We work with buyers, sellers, and investors in business entities to identify financial resources, joint venture participants or venture capital participants in order to structure transactions in a manner that best protects our client’s interests.

We also provide legal service with respect to ongoing operational matters including employment contract creation and compliance, board composition, director/officer duties and standards for legal compliance, proprietary rights including trademark and copyright protection, sales and vendor contracts, franchise and licensing agreements and business/owner tax planning and compliance.

The attorneys at the Sugarman Law Firm are also experienced litigators, and regularly assist business clients when their disputes enter the court system. This includes litigation over business reorganization or dissolution, enforcement of non-compete agreements, and protection of trade secrets.

Business Dissolution

Closing a business is a complicated process that requires knowledge of all steps required to be taken to successfully and completely wind-down the business. We are well versed in the requirements and can assist you with the dissolution in a way that will protect you, your credit and your reputation in the community.  

Business Governance and Growth

Our attorneys can help business owners to better understand their goals and develop business strategies to achieve those goals. 

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Acquisition, Merger, and Sale

We assist business owners with buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location.

Business Succession Planning

The attorneys at Sugarman Law Firm can assist family-owned, small and medium size businesses with planning for the future of the company so that the business, as an ongoing venture, continues to be successful in the event the current owner(s) retire or pass away.

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