Business Entity Organization, Formation, Planning & Dissolution
JOHNSON & DAVIS has experience advising business clients in all stages of the business development cycle. The Firm regularly assists clients in selecting the appropriate business entity and organizational structure to meet their needs. As part of the business formation process, JOHNSON & DAVIS attorneys are experienced in organizing limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, corporations, and other sorts of entities. The Firm has extensive experience in drafting letters of intent, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, contracts and other important organizational documents.
Before, during and after formation of a business, JOHNSON & DAVIS provides assistance and advice related to the day-to-day operations of the company. The Firm counsels and assists clients in arranging financing, organizational restructuring, contract negotiations, ownership changes and restructuring, and expansion, including corporate mergers and asset acquisitions. JOHNSON & DAVIS regularly assists clients in drafting or reviewing purchase and sale agreements, vendor contracts, employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements, lease agreements, and other business documents.
At the end of the cycle of a business, JOHNSON & DAVIS has experience counseling clients as to the appropriate methods of dissolution, sale, or winding-up of a business, including the drafting of separation agreements and complex documents encompassing methods of resolving shareholder/member/partner disputes.