Business Law

Castle Crags

Corporate Law Firm

The attorneys at Prentice|Long, PC represent both companies and individuals in their corporate and general business matters, including the formation and maintenance of sole proprietorships, corporations, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and non-profit entities. Whether you are a sole proprietor or a large corporation, our attorneys can provide the legal counsel you need for your business venture, no matter the industry. We work to efficiently explore options for business formation and structuring, and can advise on which entity type will best suit your business needs as well as which best aligns with your future business goals.

We also work with our clients to address daily human resources issues such as medical and family leave, worker’s compensation, diversity, harassment, downsizing, and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. We provide advice on employee classification, accommodation of religion and disabilities, leaves of absence, employee handbooks and compliance with new laws and regulations. The attorneys at Prentice|Long, PC keep your business goals in mind while helping you decode the complicated array of overlapping, and sometimes conflicting federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Whether you’re buying or selling a business, Prentice|Long can help you plan and implement the transaction from start to finish. We can assist with formulating requests for information about a business target, and we can work with your accounting and tax professionals in analyzing the cash flow and other economics of the transaction. In fact, we can structure the transaction with tax implications in mind. We can help negotiate the terms and conditions of purchase or sale, including representations, warranties, indemnities, non-competes, and payment terms. Our attorneys have the experience and skillset to help you manage and coordinate the various factors, and bring everything together to close the deal.

We have experience with the various forms of mergers and acquisitions, including purchases and sales of stock, purchases and sales of assets, and statutory mergers. We also frequently assist with purchases and sales of partial interests, such as purchasing or selling a controlling stock interest when one shareholder wants to buy the entire interest of another shareholder. These transactions require careful planning and scrutiny, and must be properly contracted.