Business and Corporate Law

Business and Corporate Law

Paramount to the future success of a start-up business is a strong foundation.  There are a multitude of legal issues to consider when financing, forming or managing a business that make engaging a thoughtful and detailed attorney a valuable advantage.  Everett Gaskins Hancock lawyers take pride in assisting clients in creating and building successful small businesses.

Larry McBennett frequently guides new, privately held companies in starting up their businesses.  Mr. McBennett assists start-ups in establishing their organizational structure, drafting bylaws, operating agreements and shareholder agreements, reviewing employment and independent contractor agreements, and ensuring compliance with governmental requirements.

Once an entity is operating, Mr. McBennett provides advice on a wide range of transactional matters such as ownership transfers in closely held companies, contracts, and the sale of the company or its assets.  If disputes arise, Mr. McBennett will help clients explore avenues to resolve differences.  If a dispute leads to litigation, Everett Gaskins Hancock’s Litigation Team is equipped with significant experience in handling Business and Commercial Litigation matters as well as representation before Administrative and Professional and Occupational Licensing boards.  We strive to use our resources to bring about intelligent and thoughtful solutions for our business clients.