Established In Business And Corporate Law
Businesses need expert legal guidance in corporate matters to understand the options and protect the entity and its shareholders from liability. I am attorney Catherine Hedgeman. As the principal and founder of the Hedgeman Law Firm, I have experience in all areas of corporate law and can guide you and your business to success.
Business Formation Guidance
Choosing the right business entity is a crucial consideration for businesses. We will analyze your operations to determine the best choice of legal entity for legal, regulatory, taxation and other purposes.
When you set out to start a business your energy is high and your mindset is optimistic. It’s important to plan well to create a solid foundation for success. You also need to think about liability and contingency plans, should major world events affect your ability to operate.
We can help you determine which type of business is best for your goals. These business types include:
- Limited liability companies (LLC)
- Family business and small business consulting
Consulting For Established Businesses
Once established and as your business grows, you may need guidance and advice. We offer services that will help you navigate the complex legal issues you may encounter. These issues may involve:
- Drafting buy-sell agreements for business or real property
- Partnership agreements
- Contract drafting and review including leases
- Drafting and enforcing liens
- Succession planning for a family-owned business
The truth is with legal matters and business, you don’t know what you don’t know. Get the experienced help you need to know what you need to know when it comes to your business.
Corporate Governance Guidance
Business organizations have various obligations regarding record keeping and governance. From creating articles of incorporation to amendments and annual reporting, we will help your business navigate its legal requirements.
General Business Law Counsel
The legal challenges of business law are not limited to formation. Businesses deal with a host of legal concerns from employment law to litigation. Because every day that a business is not operating is a day of lost revenue, we assist and counsel businesses to coordinate these legal matters to ensure minimal disruption.
Partner With A Team Who Is Invested In Your Success
Whether you are just started out, established and need guidance or are thinking of selling or retiring, we can help you understand the process and the pros and cons of the options. Call 518-752-3111 or send us an introductory email and we will be in touch.