Business & Corporate Law

Our passion is helping you start, run, and grow your business.

Maybe we’re not your first law firm. But maybe your other lawyers didn’t get to know your business the way they should have. They didn’t focus on your goals (or even ask about them). For them, representing you was like a one-time transaction instead of a relationship. They definitely weren’t practical. And when it comes to legal fees, “value” isn’t the first word that leaps to mind…

Ready for something different? Welcome to Clarion Law.

Your success is the measure of ours, so we get to know your business and your goals. We understand that you need advisors who combine legal know-how with responsiveness and a practical approach.

Our business experience helps us advise you on the complex legal and business challenges that you face everyday. Our corporate clients appreciate that we give legal advice from the vantage point of entrepreneurs, managers, and business owners, and not just from the narrow perspective of an attorney.

As a result, many of our clients think of us as a trusted advisor and their outside general counsel. You’ll find you can turn to us for advice about day-to-day matters and those of critical importance.

Quite simply, we can help your business:

Start ⇨ Grow ⇨ Protect ⇨ Transact ⇨Transform ⇨Transition

Let’s Connect. Read on below to learn more about our business and corporate services.

Start

We help your business start right. Our services include:

Business Formation

Planning & Governance

  • Liability Protection
  • Non-Compete Analysis
  • Shareholder, Partnership, & Operating Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements

Regulation

  • Permits & Licenses
  • Legal Compliance

Start your business the right way to help it grow and succeed.

Grow

We love helping businesses grow. Growth may mean the addition of people, funding, or facilities. Each brings opportunities and legal challenges. Our services include:

Hiring & Employment

  • Employment Agreements
  • Independent Contractors
  • Employee Compensation

Financing

  • Bank Loans
  • Non-Traditional Financing
  • Raising Capital & Private Placements

Real Estate

Buying a Business

Protect

We help you protect your business.

We understand that you need to manage risk in a way that avoids unnecessary complication and doesn’t hobble your business. Our services include:

Confidentiality & Intellectual Property

  • Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Trade Secrets & Licensing

Non-Competes

  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements

Risk Management

  • Liability Protection
  • Tax Planning
  • Indemnification Agreements
Transact

We help you get deals done, whether it’s a day-to-day contract or a big transaction. Our services include:

Contracts

  • Preparation
  • Review
  • Negotiation

Customer Agreements

  • Sales Agreements
  • Service Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements

Commercial Transactions

  • Supply Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements

Technology

  • License Agreements
  • Software Agreements
  • Website Terms of Use
  • Privacy Policies
Transform

We can help you transform your business.

Need to pivot, merge, or reorganize? We’ll help you put the deal together and carry out the plan. Our services include:

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Mergers
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Joint Ventures and JV Agreements

Reorganizations

  • Recapitalizations
  • Redemptions & Buyouts
  • Business Divorce
Transition

We can help you finish strong, whether that’s a transition of your business to a successor or a business sale. Our services include:

Business Succession Planning

  • Estate Planning & Wealth Transfer
  • Family Business Planning
  • Preparation for Sales & Auctions

Selling a Business

  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Buyouts & Redemption Agreements

Exit Strategies

  • Workouts
  • Windups
  • Dissolution