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Business & Corporate
Adams Jones means business. We serve clients in a wide range of practice areas important to businesses and owners. Our focus is to understand the client’s business and apply our experience and skills to help clients plan, grow, and manage risk. Examples of areas in which we provide legal services to businesses are:
Business Entity Formation. Help clients identify the most appropriate business entity for the clients’ needs. Prepare documents to form and manage limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, foundations, trusts, and joint ventures.
Commercial Law. Assist clients in the sale and leasing of goods and services. Document security interests, notes, and other commercial paper.
Asset and Stock Sales. Represent clients in planning for, negotiating and documenting asset and stock sales, including business and tax advice.
Mergers/Acquisitions. Represent clients through the process of acquiring the assets or stock of another business entity, including drafting contracts, and business and tax advice.
Succession Planning. Help clients plan strategically for business succession to the next family generation, to key employees, or to others.
Business Contracts. Assist clients in preparing a wide range of contracts to help clients manage their businesses, including agreements relating to employees, distributorships, sales representatives, licenses and financing.
Financial Institutions. Represent financial institutions in matters including loan documentation, asset recovery, human resources and litigation.
Medical Practices. Serve physicians, physician groups and other healthcare entities in business transactions and other matters involving healthcare issues. Represent physicians' groups and physicians in matters regarding employment contracts.
Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy. Pursue and protect the rights of creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 12 bankruptcy cases filed by debtors.
Litigation/Alternative Dispute Resolution. Represent businesses and their owners in litigation and arbitration. Litigation experience includes contract disputes, business torts, employment, patent and trademark infringement, trade secrets, and insurance coverage. Some of our attorneys also serve as mediators and arbitrators.
Intellectual Property. Advise businesses with respect to trade secrets, nondisclosure, noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements, trademarks and service marks, and copyrights. Represent businesses in litigation for patent and trademark infringement, and business tort disputes.
Professional Liability. Defend legal professionals and officers and directors in tort claims.
Tax. Advise businesses on tax planning. Represent clients in tax controversies and litigation.