Our Fort Lauderdale Corporate Attorneys Will Serve Your Best Interests
The law firm of Michael L. Feinstein, P.A., represents business clients, including sole proprietors, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. We offer prompt and efficient comprehensive legal services. Our attorneys understand the laws and regulations that apply to the corporate environment and can assist business clients in executing business, strategic, financing, compliance and transactional goals. We understand the economic, political and legal issues that affect today’s corporations. Our experience in corporate and business law includes:
- General Counseling
- Commercial Sales
- Asset-Based Borrowing
- Purchases and Financing
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Formation of Corporations
- Formation of Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships
- Employment Contracts
- Compliance with Regulatory Agencies
- Purchase of Business Entities and Properties
- Sale of Business Entities and Properties
- Asset Sales and Purchases
- Stock Sales and Purchases
- Partnership Dissolution
- Preparation & Review of Contracts & Agreements
Your Fort Lauderdale corporate lawyer will be here to help anytime you have a question about anything regarding your business with a cost effective and personal touch.
Background On Corporate Law
Corporate attorneys represent a variety of businesses in virtually every sector and all stages of development, including sole proprietors that are just getting started to large, international corporations involved in complex deals. Corporate law involves a wide range of legal areas, and can encompass a variety of legal areas including tax law and criminal law. A corporate lawyer can serve as the legal advisor to an executive, draft policies, oversee hiring procedures and ensure compliance with the law. The lawyer’s primary objective is to serve the interests of the corporation, not the owners of the business or the officers who run it. A corporate lawyer may be in private practice representing businesses, or employed in-house by a particular business. They are often asked to provide business advice to the corporation.
A corporation is a legal entity created through the laws of its state of incorporation, and is treated as a legal “person” that has standing to sue and be sued, distinct from the individual stockholders. Every corporate deal is colored by the participants and their goals, so it is important to acknowledge the differences in each deal. Business corporations have a fundamentally similar set of legal characteristics and face a fundamentally similar set of legal problems. Corporate attorneys often work for law firms that serve corporations or other corporations and are charged with serving the legal needs of these entities.
Ways a Corporate Lawyer Helps a Business
A corporation’s lawyer must have knowledge of statutory law and regulations passed by government agencies to help the client achieve particular goals within proper legal boundaries. Corporate law is team-oriented and is generally not as adversarial as trial law. Mostly state laws govern the formation, operation of dissolution of United States corporations. If a U.S. corporation wishes to do business in a foreign county, numerous other laws and regulations come into play. Additionally, local customs and business etiquette can differ in other countries. More specifically, a lawyer may help a business negotiate contracts, prepare and file government reports, draft legal documents, review business relationships with new vendors and subcontractors, guide managers on regulatory and compliance matters, administer training workshops, formulate an employee handbook, analyze legal issues with proposed products, represent the business before an administrative board and in court, supervise outside lawyers, and structure joint enterprises with other organizations.