Business Law

Business law shapes the landscape in which individuals, small businesses, and large corporations do business.  From corporate formation and governance, to contract negotiation and enforcement, to litigation business disputes, business law plays a large role in our everyday lives.  Whether you are just starting out in the business world or whether you are a veteran of the business, you should seek the advice and counsel of an experienced business law attorney to help protect yourself and your business from unnecessary risk and liability.  The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is never truer than in the business world.

The attorneys at Carter Pilgrim are highly skilled at advising and representing businesses throughout the entire life-cycle, from corporate formation to dissolution.  If you are just starting out, Carter Pilgrim can form your business, prepare governing documents, advise and assist with corporate governance, and help identify and minimize legal risk incidental to running a business.  Many businesses faces uncertainty arising from compliance with state and federal regulations.  Our attorneys are highly skilled at identifying, analyzing, and resolving areas of potential liability for sole proprietors, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, non-profits, and joint ventures and our attorneys have represented clients ranging from sole proprietors to some of the largest corporations in the world.  Finally, should you find that your business is unsuccessful and needs to be closed down in a proper manner, the attorneys at Carter Pilgrim have years of legal experience in properly winding down, liquidating, and dissolving businesses in compliance state and federal regulations.

Sometimes business owners find their business involved in litigation despite their best efforts to minimize such risk.  Carter Pilgrim attorneys have litigated hundreds of business disputes in both state and federal courts, including bankruptcy courts, to a successful result for their clients.  We have represented clients ranging from small businesses to large, multi-national corporations in matters such as breach of contract disputes, tortious interference claims, theft of trade secrets, and premises liability just to name a few. We zealously represent our clients in all facets of business disputes, from pre-suit negotiations to mediations and arbitrations to jury trials.  However, we understand that the bottom line often plays an important role in deciding whether to engage in litigation.  Carter Pilgrim attorneys can ensure that you have all of the tools and information to make decisions in the best interests of your business.

So whether you are just starting a business or need advice when facing potential litigation, do not hesitate to contact Carter Pilgrim to provide sound legal advice and representation.