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Business Organizations

Cleveland Ohio  Business Organization & Transaction Attorney

Sound legal advice for the full life span of your business

The choice of legal representation when starting or buying a business will have a dramatic impact on your ability to effectively capitalize and expand your business with a minimum of disputes and distractions. Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, provides cost-effective and timely business formation and organization counseling on all aspects of establishing, operating, and growing a business in Ohio or nationwide. A business owner or investor should be in the business of running their business a skilled corporate organization attorney from Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC. can advise on and address any legal issues encountered throughout the life span of your business. We focus in the following practice areas:

Pre-organization Planning

  • Choice of entity and tax status
  • Corporate formalities
  • Regulatory and reporting compliance
  • Corporate formation to start, acquire, or spin-off another business

Capital Formation

  • Proper methods of capitalization from all available sources
  • Regulatory compliance

Securities Law

  • Securities formation, issuance, and trading
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Investment disputes / Bad investments
  • Broker-dealer issues

Real Estate

  • Syndication and purchase of real estate for management, investment, or development
  • Real estate development

Business Organization

  • Planning, drafting, review, and implementation of all contractual and transactional activities
  • Acquisition of capital goods
  • Supplier-vendor relations
  • Purchase orders

Employment Relationships

  • Hiring and firing
  • Employment contracts
  • Human resources
  • Immigration compliance
  • Employee manuals and harassment & discrimination policies

Leases and Financing

  • Capital and operating leases and related loans
  • Regulatory compliance with business activities
  • Contracts with computer suppliers / software agreements

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Sell-side representation (sale preparation)
  • Preparation for buyer due diligence (including books and records)
  • Contract compliance litigation
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Non-circumvention agreements
  • Assets for cash / Assets for stock transactions
  • Leveraged buy-outs

Sale / Transfer / Divestiture

  • Creation of divisions and subsidiaries
  • Sale of business components
  • Assignment and handling of contracts after a sale or transfer
  • Closing coordination

Liquor law

  • Acquisition of regulated liquor, manufacturer, distributor, and
  • retail permits or licenses
  • Transfer and safekeeping of permits and licenses
  • State and federal tax requirements
  • Beer and wine manufacturer, distributor, and retail representation

At Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC., our business organization attorneys value the individual, ongoing relationships we have established with our business clients. These relationships enable us to shepherd their corporate interests through the complex legal issues related to running a business in Ohio or anywhere in the United States. We offer the value of a full-time corporate lawyer without the expense, overhead, and impersonal interaction, helping business owners exploit advantageous conditions and sheltering their interests during uncertain business climates.

Contact Us for a Complimentary Consultation

We invite you to contact the Cleveland law offices of Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC for a complimentary consultation on your immediate business organization requirements and an ongoing relationship with our firm.

Our offices are located to serve clients in Northeast Ohio including; Cleveland, Westlake, Solon, Canton, Amherst, Akron, Avon and Cuyahoga, Stark, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Lake, Huron and Erie counties.