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Business Organizations

Our attorneys have extensive experience in the formation, maintenance, reorganization, and winding up of business entities, including:

  • Business corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • General partnerships
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Real estate investment trusts
  • Nonprofit corporations

We work closely with our clients to select the business entity with the legal attributes that best meet the clients’ needs. We strive to handle all business organization matters efficiently and affordably. If a dispute should arise in a business, we assist in achieving resolution. These matters include:

  • Disputes between owners
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Employment matters
  • Trade secrets litigation
  • Dissolutions of business entities

We understand that business disputes can disrupt productivity, and we work to minimize their impact.


Representative Work

  • We have formed and advised businesses in many of the Northwest’s leading industries, including medical, construction, technology, retail, and restaurants.
  • We routinely maintain clients’ corporate books, documenting annual meetings, electing officers directors, and complying with corporate formalities required by law and consistent with prevailing best practices.
  • We work with employers to compensate and maintain key personnel through stock options and executive compensation plans.
  • We advise clients regarding the structure and management of business organizations, providing guidance on tax, management, corporate governance, ownership and succession planning for privately held and family owned businesses.
  • Preparation Buy-sell Agreements.
  • Stock and LLC ownership transfers and assignments.

*Results in any particular case cannot predict the outcome in any other case.