We provide our business clients with assistance on matters ranging from selection of the appropriate business form and formation, to advice on liquidation and exit strategies, and everything in between. Our expertise in tax planning, coupled with the firm’s experience in business litigation, enables us to address issues completely, knowledgeably, and efficiently. We regularly serve corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies, professional corporations, limited partnerships, and regular partnerships with respect to matters such as documentation, management, financing, employee benefits, shareholder disputes, buy-sell agreements, business succession planning, redemptions, and liquidations. We also represent our clients in a wide range of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, acquisitive and divisive reorganizations, sales of assets and entities, contract negotiations, and other transactions.
Our real estate practice group assists clients with acquisition structures, analysis of tax mitigation strategies, option agreements, drafting letters of intent and documentation of sale transactions, including negotiation of representations and warranties, indemnities and purchaser contingencies. We assist clients with due diligence investigation and satisfaction of environmental risks, title insurance considerations and advise about casualty insurance and real estate financing, option agreements and joint venture agreements.
Tax Planning & Controversies
Our tax practice focuses on planning to achieve the best possible tax results as well as contesting tax adjustments, administratively and in litigation, and negotiating acceptable collection terms on the federal, state and local levels. We regularly advise and represent individuals and business of all sizes and types on their tax issues. We possess special expertise in the areas of business transactions, tax deferred exchanges, corporate, partnership and limited liability company tax issues, executive compensation, business financing, charitable tax issues and business succession planning.
Estate Planning & Probate
Our probate and trust administration services operate hand in hand with our estate planning practice. The wealth transfer strategies employed in the estate planning process are executed and administered effectively and efficiently. Our experience includes administration for large and small estates and facilitating ancillary probate in other jurisdictions when appropriate.