Business Law

GMO helps owners of closely-held businesses from Business Formation through the Sale or transfer of the Business to new management, to the next generation, or to a key employee. Proper planning is critical to safeguard assets, minimize liability, and avoid unnecessary taxes. And it can help prevent major financial loss, emotional stress, and broken relationships. In fact, without proper plans in place, the entire enterprise can be at risk. There are many, many companies with strong sales who have failed through lack of understanding or preparation for these important aspects of business management. In addition to helping a company plan for the future, we can also help with ongoing issues or litigation. Effective business representation stems from extensive business experience. In the last 30 years, GMO and its attorneys have helped hundreds of companies grow and protect their businesses with services including:

  • Initial Business Formation
  • Insurance and Liability Planning
  • Understanding Tax Implications
  • Board of Director Formation
  • Contracts and Employment Law
  • Key Executive Insurance
  • Leases and Business Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Trademark Issues
  • Purchase and Sale of Business
  • Succession Planning and (For more information, see Estate Planning)
  • Stockholder Agreements