Business Legal Services

Business Formation and Growth

We provide entrepreneurs and businesses with assistance with forming new businesses, acquiring existing businesses and growing their businesses.

Our business formation and growth service offerings include:

  • Providing advice regarding business entity types and assisting with business formation
  • Providing advice regarding venture financing and equity arrangements
  • Assisting with business succession planning
  • Review of existing business entity structure and counseling regarding potential restructuring
  • Preparation of business agreements relating to business structure, ownership, and equity
  • Review, negotiation and preparation of business agreements, including distribution agreements, commercial lease agreements and asset and stock/membership interest purchase agreements
  • Providing other general business advice for both for profit and nonprofit companies

For further information, please contact Brad Stohry.

Franchise Services

We assist both franchisors and franchisees with the complex agreements and registration requirements associated with the franchise process.

Our franchise services include:

  • Drafting Uniform Franchise Disclosures and Franchise Agreements for potential franchisors
  • Registration of franchises with state regulators
  • Review of disclosure documents and franchise agreements for potential franchisees
  • Negotiation efforts regarding franchise relationships

For further information, please contact Brad Stohry.


We assist clients with the preparation of various agreements and terms for use in connection with websites, applications and other technology that they have developed.

The types of agreements/terms that we regularly draft and negotiate include:

  • Master services agreements
  • Custom consultant and vendor agreements
  • Software and end user license agreements
  • Website development agreements
  • Website terms of use, privacy policies and data use notices
  • Software and application license agreements and terms of use
  • Sponsored research agreements

For further information, please contact Brad Stohry or Natalie Dean.


We have experience with assisting clients in all sorts of business litigation matters in both state and federal court.

The types of litigation matters that we have handled include:

  • Complex business disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Defamation claims
  • RICO claims
  • Representation of debtors and creditors in bankruptcy adversary proceedings and contested matters

For further information, please contact Brad Stohry.