Business Formation and Planning
Cohne Kinghorn P.C. has had an active Business Law Section since the inception of the Firm. We know about the pressures, excitement, problems and rewards that face business women and business men every day as they are developing business concepts and ideas and forming or expanding a business to realize them. The Business Law Section’s lawyers handle all types of legal matters arising in the formation, financing, operation, combination and termination of businesses. The Business Law Section works in numerous aspects of the law including those involving corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, commercial transactions and securities.
The Business Law Section lawyers represent (I) entrepreneurs starting new businesses, (ii) small “mom and pop” business operations, and (iii) larger and well established publicly traded and privately owned companies.
The Business Law Section lawyers represent clients in a broad range of business transactions and reorganizations including the incorporation and organization of new companies, private and public securities offerings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. The lawyers of the Business Law Section have dealt with all aspects of securities laws, representing issuers and brokers – dealers in connection public offerings, private placements, SEC reporting, proxy matters, securities arbitrations and defense of enforcement actions.
Our Business Law Section lawyers know how to organize businesses, taking into consideration the alternative forms of operating a business, capitalization matters and security law requirements. Our lawyers are involved in drafting various business agreements for the internal operations of the business such as stockholders agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, voting trust agreements, employment agreements, stock, option agreements and a variety of other business governance agreements.
The Firm’s lawyers are also involved in representing companies in their day-to-day operations including contract drafting and review for loan documentation, security agreements, dealer agreements, products sales agreements, service agreements and a wide variety of other agreements and documents necessary to facilitate the operations of our clients’ businesses.