Business Law and Corporate Law Attorneys

Longman & Van Grack regularly advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs on a broad range of Business Law, corporate law, employment law, contract law, and other legal-related services primarily throughout Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia. Our firm’s business attorneys regularly advise business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers on business law, start-up assistance (including the formation of an entity), business purchases, employment law concerns, contract disputes, contract review, and on the protection of a trademark or license agreements. Our business lawyers also assist with the process of buying or selling businesses, formation of businesses, and legal advice for the proper administration of your business, company, or nonprofit. With offices in Rockville, Maryland, Bethesda, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington DC, our business attorneys regularly meet with businesses, companies, and nonprofits through the area on significant legal problems. Longman & Van Grack’s corporate law attorneys also assist business owners in other states, such as California, New York, Massachusetts, and Wyoming.

Business Startup Services

Starting a business requires thorough planning and, often, addressing legal concerns. Longman & Van Grack’s business attorneys assist business owners in the formation of legally-sound business entities and help entrepreneurs devise business strategies that help them achieve their goals. Our business lawyers also have a strong background in tax matters; thus, our attorneys also advise our business client on the best type of entity to create based on tax concerns. We advise our clients on the business start-up and formation process as well as issues related to selection of entity type and jurisdiction, including:

  • Subchapter C-corporation formation
  • Subchapter S-corporation formation
  • Limited liability company (LLC) formation
  • Partnership formation (including LLP)
  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases
  • Joint ventures

Longman & Van Grack also advises business entities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC on shareholder agreements, membership agreements, and partnership agreements as part of the entity formation process.

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Buying and Selling Businesses

Our firm can guide business owners in the multi-stage process of buying or selling a business, including:
  • Advising on the transaction structure
  • Negotiation the terms and drafting deal memorandum
  • Advising business and individuals on tax concerns and tax consequences
  • Advising sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during the due diligence process
  • Advising buyers on legal due diligence
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the extensive documentation involved in a business transaction, such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and security agreements
  • Tax consequences

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts

In consultation with business owners, Longman & Van Grack’s business lawyers regularly review, draft, and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Service contracts
  • Releases and waivers
  • Property agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Operating agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Nondisclosure agreements
  • Settlement agreements
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The attorneys at Longman & Van Grack skillfully practice in all areas of business law and corporate law in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC. Contact us at (301) 291-5027 to meet one of our business law attorneys at one of our Maryland (Rockville or Bethesda), Virginia, Washington DC Offices.

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With Offices in Bethesda, MD and Rockville, MD, the attorneys at Longman & Van Grack assist clients throughout Washington, DC and Maryland including Montgomery County, Howard County, Prince George’s County, Chevy Chase, Darnestown, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Potomac, Silver Spring, and Wheaton.Hiring an attorney is an important decision which should not be based solely on advertising. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters, and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

With Offices in Maryland (Rockville or Bethesda), Virginia (Tysons Corner), and Washington, DC, the attorneys at Longman & Van Grack assist clients throughout Washington, DC and Maryland including Montgomery County, Howard County, Prince George's County, Chevy Chase, Darnestown, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Potomac, Silver Spring, and Wheaton. Hiring an attorney is an important decision which should not be based solely on advertising. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters, and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.