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Business Formation and Transactions

Public and closely held companies benefit from our business attorneys' insight and skill in a wide range of business planning, entity formation and transaction-related legal services.

Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to start an enterprise; own an established business with plans to buy, sell or expand; or need an experienced business attorney to guide you through the complexities of a major financing, real estate or business property transaction, you can count on Frazer Ryan's business law group.

Frazer Ryan's experienced Phoenix business lawyers serve business owners in a variety of important areas:

  • entity formation and organization of LLCs, limited liability partnerships, Subchapter S corporations and C corporations;

  • negotiating and preparing equity ownership, governance and entity control agreements, including shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements, operating agreements, entity resolutions and option agreements;

  • commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A);

  • negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial agreements, such as business contracts, employment agreements, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements, real estate contracts, professional services agreements and purchase and sale agreements;

  • tax planning;

  • ownership succession planning;

  • reducing liability exposure by advising corporate officers and directors and LLC managers and members about their rights and duties; and

  • drafting executive employment agreements, incentive compensation plans, non-compensation plans, and executive non-competition agreements, releases and severance arrangements.

Litigation Avoidance

Our attorneys understand the devastating impact caused by the failure of a business to either properly document or to carefully consider the tax and legal ramifications of its transactions. As a result, we strongly recommend that all significant business transactions be first submitted to counsel for review, and we stand ready to assist you.

More: Frazer Ryan's M&A and Commercial Litigation practice groups