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Business Transactions & Corporate Matters

Gurnee Mason & Forestiere LLP insightfully provides its clients’ advice concerning their business transactions and corporate matters. Our attorneys routinely counsel clients concerning daily operations regarding management, operations, employment, regulatory, insurance and financing issues. Our attorneys’ business litigation experience uniquely qualifies them to provide prudent advice to clients on how to avoid litigation when conducting business affairs.

  • Business Transactions.
    We counsel our clients concerning all types of business transactions, including the buying and/or selling of businesses and business assets, consulting agreements, franchise operations, preparing secured and unsecured promissory notes, and negotiating commercial leases to name a few.
  • Entity Formations.
    We have provided advice and created various entities to best suit our clients’ business needs and goals. These entities include all types of corporations, limited liability companies, professional corporations and partnerships, and general and limited partnerships. In consultation with the clients’ tax and financial advisers, our attorneys assist their clients in structuring their entities, navigating the myriad of regulatory compliance, employment and ownership matters, and devising an exit strategy to realize the value of the businesses that their years of hard work have created.
  • Employment.
    We provide proactive advice and counsel to employers regarding employee relations, preventative employment counseling and employment-based disputes and litigation. This includes counseling on issues such as hiring, disciplinary actions, terminations and layoffs, employment and severance contracts, non-solicitation, covenants not to compete, confidentiality, and employee handbooks, as well as preparing agreements concerning such matters, when appropriate. We conduct on-site training and seminars on important workplace topics, and review and update employment manuals to assure compliance with the latest and most critical statutory and regulatory developments that can affect a business.