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Business Law

Business law is a key element of Rizzo & Diersen’s practice. From business company formation to business termination, our business attorneys will guide you through a wide variety of situations and changes in your business.

Working in conjunction with the firm’s other practice groups, you’ll receive comprehensive representation that may include tax analysis, employment law advice, business succession planning, land development and commercial litigation services. With our experience and depth, you can depend on the business attorneys at Rizzo & Diersen. Please call any of our three convenient locations.

Business Startup Counseling

A critical legal decision in business formation is selecting the legal structure and preparation of related documentation. The business attorneys at Rizzo & Diersen have helped thousands of new companies over the years. Put our experience to work for you when dealing with any of these new business startup issues:

Forming as a Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Corporation or S-Corporation
Founders’ agreements, shareholders’ agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements and buy/sell agreements
Employment and consulting agreements
Commercial contracts, including services agreements, partnering agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, reseller agreements and OEM agreements
Structuring of equity ownership, including vesting issues
Corporate governance, board of director matters and voting agreements
Equity and non-equity based incentive compensation and option plans
Bank documents and agreements
Please email or call us with any questions.

Corporate Law / Commercial Law

As businesses grow, a well-formed legal strategy is critical to your success. The Business Attorneys at Rizzo & Diersen are experienced in corporate law and commercial law. More importantly, we seek to develop a complete understanding of your business, vision and legal needs over the long-term. You can count on Rizzo & Diersen to assist you and your management team with an array of legal services including:

  • Financing
  • Strategic investments
  • Debt transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M & A)
  • Joint ventures
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Restructuring and recapitalization

For a confidential consultation, please contact any of our convenient locations.

Business Dissolution / Business Termination

If you are considering closing your business, whether for personal or financial reasons, you should first contact the business attorneys at Rizzo & Diersen. A timely and well-planned business dissolution strategy can save time, money and future problems. We can assist with Dissolution of Corporations, LLCs or partnerships. If your business is experiencing financial distress, you may want to consider business bankruptcy or restructuring.

If you are considering business termination, contact us to set up an appointment for a confidential consultation.

Rizzo & Diersen business lawyers partner with you to achieve your most important goals and objectives. Focusing particularly on closely held businesses, the business attorneys at Rizzo & Diersen work to guide you through the commercial laws to help you run a successful business. We can help with a wide range of business law needs, including:

  • Business Startup Counseling
  • Company Formation
  • Corporate Law and Commercial Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Debt collection services
  • Tax analysis and planning
  • Preparation of lease agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Employment Law
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Dissolution