There are numerous types of business entities which may be formed under Virginia law, including business trusts, stock and nonstock corporations, general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies. Choosing the right entity when starting a business is essential to obtaining the desired result on issues such as personal and corporate liability, taxation, management and control, transferring ownership, business succession planning, and dissolution. The firm's attorneys advise business clients on the benefits of different forms, and prepare and file the necessary documentation to ensure the business is properly established under the laws of the Commonwealth.
The firm's attorneys assist businesses in the negotiation, drafting, and reviewing of contracts related to all manner of business transactions with employees, customers, vendors, suppliers, distributors, and more. Our lawyers negotiate and draft transactions with an eye toward preventing future disputes or misunderstandings, and to making sure the client is protected in the event of breach of contract allegation or other dispute. When disputes do arise, the firm utilizes 45 years of civil litigation experience to ensure that the matter is resolved efficiently and effectively, with satisfactory results for the client.