Business and Corporate Law

For over 25 years, Oppenheim Law has assisted businesses of various sizes to navigate the murky waters of business and corporate law. From advising start-ups as to the optimal corporate structure for their business model, to serving as general counsel for industry leaders, our firm’s experience and performance in representing corporations and entrepreneurs is unmatched. We provided a wide array of legal representation for your business needs including:

Business Formation

Choosing the proper corporate structure is a crucial variable that carries significant weight throughout the lifespan of your business. The corporate structure you choose will affect the dynamics of taxation at local, state and federal levels. The corporate structure you decide to utilize will also shape the scope of legal liability that you are personally exposed to. Structuring your business without comprehending the legal ramifications of each option can put you behind the eight ball before your shingles even go up. Once we assist you in choosing an appropriate corporate structure, whether it be a limited liability company or an s-corporation, our attorneys can guide you and explain to you how operating agreements, bylaws, articles of incorporation and partnership agreements can protect you from financial liabilities in the event that disputes among shareholders arise, or your business fails or becomes insolvent.

Oppenheim Law represents and advises clients regarding all aspects of business formation including:

  • • C-corporations
  • • S-corporations
  • • Limited liability companies
  • • Partnerships
  • • Sole proprietorships
  • • Articles of incorporation
  • • Bylaws
  • • Shareholder agreements
  • • Operating agreements
  • • Fiduciary responsibilities

Hiring an experienced attorney to help you strategically navigate through the various options of corporate forms will pay for itself exponentially. Contact an attorney Oppenheim Law today for a consultation.

Business Contracts

Our firm has extensive experience in drafting, enforcing, and litigating business agreements and contracts. For many companies and industries, being able to negotiate and formulate air-tight contracts is a key asset. For other companies, having an experienced litigation team on their side to help enforce contracts or defend contractual claims may be a vital priority. Whether you are attempting to form an agreement, renegotiate a contract or want to terminate a relationship, our teams of Attorneys at Oppenheim Law provide sound business judgment and experience, and will advise you effectively. We strategically handle almost any type of contractual issue that your business may face.

Representation for Businesses Buyers

For individuals or entities pursuing the acquisition of a business, having competent, experienced legal counsel by your side will prove to be one of the most valuable investments you will make during the acquisition process. Whether the acquisition will be in the form of an asset purchase, stock purchase or merger, when you retain Oppenheim Law to represent you in the transaction, you are retaining a team of attorneys with a broad range of expertise in business valuations, performance of due diligence, and negotiation. Our firm also regularly utilizes the assistance of forensic certified public accountants to cross-verify our findings and assure that that our clients are receiving only the most reliable financial information.

When a client is targeting an acquisition, a key objective that our firm aggressively pursues is to shed light on the business’s internals and provide our clients with full transparency about the business. A business may look healthy from the outside, but only a thorough and competent performance of due diligence will provide our clients with information needed to place an accurate valuation on the target business. By having Oppenheim Law on your side, you will be guided afar from pitfalls that are all too often associated with the acquisition of a business.

Representation for Businesses Sellers

When business owners turn to our firm for assistance in the disposition of their business, we understand that maximization of value and speed of the transaction are two crucial variables surrounding the transaction. Our team is experienced in assisting companies structurally prepare for buyouts and mergers. If you are seeking representation for the sale of your company, contact Oppenheim Law for a consultation.

General Counsel for Companies

For more than twenty-five years, Oppenheim law has served as general counsel for numerous companies throughout the state. As general counsel, our firm provides companies with a broad array of services including:

  • • Monitoring the appellate statutes, rules and regulations, and case law.
  • • Research and analysis of existing and proposed laws
  • • Contract review and drafting
  • • Regulatory compliance and internal policy supervision
  • • Due diligence of acquisitions and mergers
  • • Negotiation
  • • Internal corporate structure reviews

We have clients that, over the past twenty-five years, have grown from one employee to hundreds of employees. By obtaining out-of-the-box focused strategy and creative advice and guidance from Oppenheim Law, these businesses have flourished and become leaders in their respective fields. We have advised them through day one of the various intricacies of building a successful business.

If your company is seeking the benefits of retaining general counsel contact Oppenheim Law for a consultation. Our team will be happy to meet with you to discuss your current business operations and formulate a customized general counsel agreement that will satisfy your business’s precise legal needs.
If your company is seeking legal representation for any corporate or business matter, contact Oppenheim Law today for a consultation.

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