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Corporate Law

Comprehensive representation

Ritchie Law, P.C. counsels business clients on a full range of issues. We represent a diverse group of clients, from large corporations to small, closely held family companies. With more than 60 years of combined experience, our lawyers act as corporate counsel for businesses throughout the country.
Whether a business is well-established or still in the idea phase, our attorneys advise clients on all aspects of their operations and assists them in implementing their business plans. We help businesses turn their ideas into reality. At the outset, we guide clients in establishing the corporate structure that best meets their business goals, including:

  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
  • Limited Partnerships (LP)
  • Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)
  • General Partnerships

To determine the most beneficial entity, we consider the business plan of the company, potential tax consequences, desired management structures and growth objectives. Once the form is chosen, we can prepare and file the necessary documents organizing the business, prepare agreements among the owners of the business, negotiate agreements necessary for the operations of the business and assist the business in obtaining financing and capital to fund ongoing operations.

Our attorneys have significant experience counseling and assisting businesses with all types of transactions. Our services include negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, real estate purchases and sales agreements, commercial leases, mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale transactions and shareholder or partnership buy-out agreements.

Compliance and corporate governance

We represent clients in diverse industries, such as banking and finance, construction, real estate, equipment and manufacturing, franchising and health care. We have also represented a variety of nonprofit, religious and community organizations.

Whatever the industry, businesses need to implement and follow a complex set of processes, policies, laws and regulations. We have extensive experience advising clients on compliance and corporate governance issues. We can act as general counsel, design and implement compliance plans and evaluate compliance risks.