Areas of Practice / Business Law & Commercial Transactions

Business Law & Commercial Transactions

Over 50 years of experience in San Antonio business law informs our services in this complex, competitive area of practice. Whether your business is multi-national or local, a start-up or well-established, our business team stands ready to assist you with legal services focused on achieving the most advantageous outcome.

FOCUS AREAS
Business Formation, Organization and Operation
  • Formation and start-up organization of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, professional corporations and other business entities
  • Prepare authorization resolutions, consents and certificates required for business and financing transactions
  • Assist in all aspects of calling and conducting meetings of boards of directors/managers and shareholders/members
  • Advise clients on parliamentary issues governed by Robert's Rules of Order
  • Preparation and operation of codes of ethics and legal compliance plans
Commercial Agreements
  • Consulting and professional services agreements
  • Agency and brokerage contracts
  • Employment contracts and other employee arrangements
  • Option contracts
  • Escrow agreements
  • Financing documentation
  • Master service agreements
  • Technology and trademark licensing
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Franchise and area development agreements
Financing Matters
  • Assist with business financing, including lines of credit, asset-based loans, mortgage loan transactions and floor-plan financing arrangements
Product Sales and Distribution
  • Contracts for the sale of goods and related documents
  • Distributorship arrangements
  • Equipment leases
  • Consignment agreements
  • Letters of credit and documentary collections
Purchase and Sale of Businesses
  • Preparation and negotiation of asset purchase agreements and stock purchase agreements
  • Coordinate and undertake complete due diligence review
  • Prepare and negotiate closing documentation and address closing issues
Regulatory Compliance
  • Counsel about federal, state and local regulatory matters
  • Assist in obtaining and maintaining business licenses and permits
  • Consult on environmental law
  • Assist in defending governmental enforcement actions and negotiating settlements