Business Law / Contracts


Start-up and Expanding Business Formations

For Start-up Businesses:

  • Discussion regarding business entity choice and formation: LLCs, C-Corps., S-Corps., Partnerships and Nonprofit Corporations
  • Formation of entity and preparation of all charter and governing documents
  • Serve as registered agent in the State of Texas
  • All of the services in the Existing Entities column

For Existing or Expanding Businesses:

Drafting and review of various contracts including without limitation:
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Employment and separation agreements
  • Master Service Agreements
  • Franchisee Representation
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Independent contractor and consulting agreements
  • Confidentiality, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Sales representative agreements
  • Supply and manufacturing agreements
  • Employee bonus plans and stock option plans
  • Employee manuals
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Buy/Sell agreements (stock, membership interest, partnership interest)
  • Licensing and distribution agreements
  • Subscription agreements
  • Promissory notes and security agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Letters of intent
  • Demand letters
  • On-going counsel with regards to employment matters, including adverse claims against the business
  • Assist in all stages of an asset purchase and sale
  • Transfer of equity interest
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporation reorganization, conversion and dissolution
  • Questions regarding bankruptcy notices and other issues
  • Private Placement Memorandums for new investors
  • Real Estate Matters: representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease negotiations and review of surveys, title commitments and other due diligence on behalf of purchasers and sellers of real estate