Business Representation & Outside General Counsel

Business Representation & Outside General Counsel

Operating a business without the help of an experienced attorney isn’t just difficult—it also exposes you to greater risk. You need a dedicated representative on your side. MendenFreiman can help your company thrive, backed by over two decades of our legal and related experience.

Our skilled attorneys provide business representation services to companies large and small. No matter what stage of business you’re in, MendenFreiman will advise you through decisions that will impact your company’s success, growth and continuation, and guide you through the complexities of legal matters including regulatory compliance, transactions and corporate governance.  We will also review your current business plan to gain an in-depth understanding of your operations, in order to identify potential sources of risk and implement mitigation strategies.

We work closely with owners and principals on business law matters, including:

  • Annual maintenance, including preparation and filing of annual reports, preparation of annual meeting minutes and special meeting minutes, and documentation of other important business events
  • Business succession planning including buy-sell agreements, life insurance and disability planning, and coordination with financial and insurance professionals
  • Business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Bylaws, partnership agreements and operating agreements
  • Contracts and agreements, including due diligence
  • Corporate financing, including equity structuring, equity incentive plans, asset-based and other secured lending
  • Corporate governance and restructuring
  • Franchisee services including review and negotiation of franchise agreements and related transactions
  • Employment agreements, including non-disclosure, non-solicitation and non-competition restrictive covenants
  • Intellectual property, including trademark registrations
  • Purchase and sale of commercial real property

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