Business Law

At Karnopp Petersen, we know how to take care of business. Our business law attorneys have the experience and expertise to work with clients of all sizes and types, including family businesses, closely held corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, emerging businesses and public companies. We work to understand your business from the inside out, building relationships that allow us to understand your objectives and anticipate your needs.

We offer business law advice and counsel in a variety of areas:

  • formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other entities, including advice regarding selecting the appropriate entity type for your business needs
  • financial transactions including loans, leases, equipment financing, private offerings and other capital solutions
  • business ownership and control issues, including buy-sell agreements and other arrangements
  • tax, business and succession planning
  • securities
  • executive compensation
  • employee issues including employment agreements, stock grants and stock options
  • mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures
  • real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing
  • land use
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