Corporate and Business Law

The corporate and business law attorneys at Angelo & Banta represent a diverse group of business interests. Our clients include CEO’s and owners of companies that vary in size from $5 million to over $1 billion in annual sales. For these clients, we handle a variety of matters including business formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions and general business advice. Our attorneys provide highly personalized service aiming to surpass each client’s needs and are proficient in all types of commercial transactions; some of our major categories in this practice are outlined below:

Business Formation/Compliance
This practice includes: forming various business entities (corporations, limited liability companies & partnerships); drafting shareholder, buy-sell, partnership and operating agreements; performing tax elections and registrations; drafting shareholder and partnership resolutions; maintenance of corporate books and records; supervision and administration of shareholder and director meetings/actions.

Mergers and Acquisitions
Representative clients in this discipline include: buyers, sellers, minority and majority shareholders as well as directors in asset and stock-based acquisitions and dispositions; drafting of non-competition, non-solicitation agreements; drafting employment agreements; drafting indemnification clauses and agreements; drafting confidentiality agreements and assistance in structuring leveraged buyout transactions.

General Business Counseling/Employment Issues
Angelo & Banta’s practice in this area includes consultation on a consistent if not daily basis with Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Controllers and Human Resource Administrators. We advise our clients on a myriad of issues including: confidentiality agreements; internet law and advice; employment manual drafting and updating; leasing of corporate office and warehouse/distribution space; renewal and implementation of corporate policies and procedures; consulting agreements; employment agreements; employee option plans; restricted equity grants; intellectual property protection and licensing; distribution and sales agreements with vendors/suppliers and end-purchasers.

Corporate Loans and Equity Financing
Angelo & Banta routinely handles the placement, negotiation and structuring of corporate lines of credit, term loans, equipment loans, trade finance and letter of credit facilities and construction/term loans for corporate headquarters. The attorneys in this group also represent companies and investors in equity finance transactions.

For a representative list of corporate and business law transactions, please click here.