Closely Held Business Entity Formation
At some point, you will be asked to do this. Whether you specialize in business law, real estate, or estate planning, this is a no-brainer for your toolbox.
At some point, you will be asked to do this. Whether
you specialize in business law, real estate, or estate
planning, this is a no-brainer for your toolbox.
Assess the options and avoid pitfalls by seeing how experienced lawyers would structure a company and draft governing documents. Recommend the most appropriate entity and put the business on track for success.
Identify your client and avoid conflicts. Explore your client’s goals and plans with the right questions.
Establish the Attorney-Client Relationship
Gather Information About the Business
Achieve your client’s goals by collaboratively working with a CPA to assess tax implications and select the right entity.
Assess Key Financial Considerations
Recommend the Entity Structure
Tackle key provisions. File the formation documents. Anticipate difficult future issues.
Discuss Governing Agreement Provisions
Draft Documents and Form the Entity
Counsel the Client on Postformation Steps
is past chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Business Law Section and a Schulman Award winner. He delivers a can’t-miss annotated operating agreement on why you should use certain provisions.
has assisted both for-profit and nonprofit entities with business-related and licensing issues. She lends her expertise to a discussion on governing agreement provisions.
has been recognized as a Twenty in Their 20s by “Crain’s Detroit Business” and is a member of ICLE’s Business Law Advisory Board. See him discuss how to recommend the entity structure.
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