West Palm Beach Corporate Counsel Attorney
Business counseling and corporate problem solving from Vero Beach to the Florida Keys
Attorneys at Markarian & Hayes engage in business counseling and corporate governance to drive solutions and management of corporate legal issues for companies operating throughout south Florida. Our firm’s focus is on helping companies achieve maximum efficiency in the legal arena, providing high-quality advice and representation while reducing outside legal fees, expenses and overall legal costs. Whether your needs involve starting a company or better aligning an existing business to insulate it from hard times, our attorneys provide the insight, planning and legal services to help you reach your goals.
Business Entity Formation
The type of corporate structure you choose to use to form your business (corporation, partnership, limited liability company, etc.) has lasting implications in a multitude of areas, including taxation, liability, management, control and business succession, transfer or dissolution. As attorneys who have spent their careers advising healthy companies as well as assisting those in financial distress, we have the most thorough understanding of the intricacies involved in entity formation, including operating agreements and by-laws, shareholder agreements, and proper corporate formalities. From our unique perspective, we are perfectly situated to give you the advice and assistance you need to get your business set up right from the start and avoid the pitfalls others have experienced.
Business, Commercial and Corporate Transactions
Whether express or implied, oral or written, a contract of some form lies at the heart of every business and corporate transaction. Our corporate counsel attorneys engage in negotiation, drafting and review of every type of business transaction, including:
- Purchase, sale or lease of real estate and commercial property
- Vendor, supplier and service contracts
- Employment agreements
- Banking and finance
- Shareholder agreements
- Stock transfer and stock option agreements
Beyond contract formation, our corporate counsel assist in the implementation and ongoing monitoring of contracts and business transactions to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and to ensure that the contract is working for you. Careful and thorough drafting and negotiation, combined with ongoing monitoring, helps to prevent misinterpretations or disputes from arising in the first place and making sure your rights are protected in the event disputes do arise.
Despite taking all the care in the world in drafting and negotiating contracts, disputes inevitably arise in the course of doing business, and some percentage invariably require the assistance of legal counsel and formal legal intervention to resolve. While resolving legal disputes may be an inevitable cost of doing business, we understand your need for resolving matters as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, while still ensuring that your rights are protected and best interests are secured. Our firm engages in mediation, arbitration, trials, appeals and regulatory representation across the spectrum of business legal matters.
Experienced and Effective Palm Beach Corporate Attorneys at Your Service
Our lawyers have prevailed in litigation assuring more than a billion dollars of investment opportunities and secured regulatory approvals valued at hundreds of millions of additional dollars. Whether your company has a pressing legal matter or requires day-to-day legal advice and assistance, let our corporate counsel services help you meet your needs and reach your goals. Call 561-626-4700, or contact us online to arrange a meeting with one of our dedicated and experienced corporate attorneys.