Transactions and Business Planning
Usually we are the pound of cure but we are able to provide the ounce of prevention to our business clients as well. Protect your business interests by engaging the business trial lawyers of Loftus and Eisenberg Ltd in the early stages of business ideation and creation, to ensure you are legally protected as you build your business.
Solid planning and binding agreements should be considered with the inception of a new business or even the business idea and the lawyers at Loftus & Eisenberg, Ltd. have extensive experience in doing just that, including the drafting of agreements to form a business, secure an idea, or end a relationship. No matter how initially well-intended, many agreements and business partnerships get misconstrued by one or more parties over time, even if unintentional. We understand the needs of businesses of all sizes, and the requirement that all transactions and contracts are handled and protected in the most efficient and effective way possible.
The firm puts its experience in litigating hundreds of business law disputes to work in order to ensure the success of each transaction and prevent disputes from starting in the first place when engaged in business planning and transactions. With such extensive experience negotiating and litigating these disputes, we can negotiate contracts aggressively for our clients and know what terms and verbiage really matters in any deal.
The lawyers at Loftus & Eisenberg, Ltd. understand the unique needs of all businesses, and are ready to act as your trusted advisors through any type of business contract or transaction, including those related to the following:
- Business entity selection and formation;
- Sale or purchase of a business;
- Partnership agreements;
- Shareholder agreements;
- Employment contracts, including termination and severance issues;
- Operating agreements;
- Mergers and acquisitions;
- Non-solicitation and non-compete agreements;
- Real estate contracts, including leasing, purchasing, land use and zoning issues
- Construction contracts, including financing and development.
We appreciate that every business is unique and we take the time to learn about our clients’ business operations in order to provide each client with the most relevant and effective legal representation possible. For that reason, the firm is able to customize and personalize its advice to address each client’s needs and goals.
Some of our transactional successes include:
Prepared legally binding documents to pay a member of limited liability a $3,500,000 bonus compensation over the objections of minority members. We then successfully defeated a claim to reverse the transaction via summary judgment.
Drafted documents necessary to secure $5,000,0000 investment in a start-up company in exchange for a 35% interest in the limited liability corporation.
Investing up front to ensure your interests start off and remain protected is a necessary step in setting up and growing a success business. Let the business trial lawyers at Loftus and Eisenberg, Ltd. help you do just that.