The business lawyers at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP provide experienced representation for entity formations, acquisitions, and complex transactions throughout all stages of the business lifecycle.
Whether you are an entrepreneur launching a new venture, an executive or in-house counsel at an established corporation working on a major acquisition, or a small business owner seeking to negotiate a contract with a major client or vendor, taking proactive measures to protect your interests now can result in substantial savings down the line. At Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP, we have deep experience representing businesses throughout Northern Illinois in a wide range of corporate and contractual matters.
Business & Corporate Formations
We work with clients ranging from startup enterprises to large, regional businesses with regard to choice of legal entity and entity formation. We can assist you in evaluating the variety of options that are available in Illinois and other jurisdictions around the country, taking into consideration the tax, liability, administrative, and other implications each one entails.
Our services also include preparing all of the necessary documentation to properly form entities including, but not limited to:
- General partnerships
- Limited partnerships
- Limited liability partnerships (LLPs)
- Limited liability companies (LLCs)
- Professional corporations and other special-purpose entities
Business Acquisitions & Financing
We represent all parties to business acquisitions and financing transactions. Our attorneys are experienced in representing buyers, sellers, lenders, company owners, and venture capitalists in complex transactions involving both lending and equity investments, as well as in transactions involving cash, securities, and other forms of consideration.
We also represent companies of all sizes with regard to organizational matters such as appointment and removal of officers, directors, and managers; preparation of corporate resolutions and minutes; and formation of subsidiaries and affiliates. We can also provide advice and drafting services with regard to preparation of subscriptions, bylaws, intercompany agreements, and other necessary forms of documentation.
Business Transactions and Contracts
Our lawyers have substantial experience representing business clients in a diverse array of transactions and contract negotiations. This includes drafting and negotiating agreements with clients, vendors, strategic partners, key personnel and advisors, and other parties. We are able to assist with transactions involving virtually all business sectors and industries, including information technology, intellectual property, real estate, communications, and much, much more.
Regardless of your needs, you can trust the business lawyers at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP to aggressively represent your interests while working diligently to ensure that your timeline remains intact. We have decades of experience handling complex, high-value transactions for our clients, and we can use this experience to provide insights, recommendations, and contract language that help mitigate your risk without getting in the way of the deal.
Discuss Your Needs with a Business Lawyer at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP
To speak with a business lawyer at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP, please contact us online or call our Rockford, IL law offices at (815) 962-6611. We look forward to assisting you with your business needs.
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