Buchanan Law Group
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San Francisco, Truckee, Lake Tahoe

Business + Tax Attorneys Truckee, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco


Build Your Business with Us

Since 2002, Buchanan Law Group has helped hundreds of busy entrepreneurs protect their business and personal assets, minimize legal exposures, and keep taxes to a minimum. Our secret? We enjoy what we do and are passionate about building hands-on, lasting relationships with our clients—whether they are planning a major business transaction, such as a merger or joint venture, or need business tax advice.

Find out how our relationship-driven approach can help you succeed at business—without losing sight of what you’re working for.




San Francisco

275 Battery Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94111

Lake Tahoe

11025 Pioneer Trail, Suite 227
Truckee, CA 96161


11025 Pioneer Trail, Suite 227
Truckee, CA 96161

All mail other than packages:
P.O. Box 4264
Truckee, CA 96160


Areas of Practice


Whether you are the buyer or the seller, we’ll help you carefully assess potential transactions, negotiate the best possible structure and terms, and keep your financial and legal exposure to a minimum.

  • Representation of Buyers and Sellers
  • Tax Planning to Maximize Tax Benefits
  • Negotiations and Due Diligence


Learn how to create a future market for the equity in your business and incentivize your managers, officers and key employees by implementing equity and incentive compensation plans, including options, restricted equity, phantom equity, and profit-sharing plans.

  • Executive Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Fringe Benefits & Equity Incentives


We help you take the necessary steps to identify and maintain control over your company’s intellectual property, while ensuring you don’t infringe on the intellectual property rights of others.

  • Trademark Registration
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Copyright & Trademark Infringement


We offer guidance and assistance on everything from selecting an appropriate legal structure to raising capital without jeopardizing control of your intellectual property or your company.

  • Buy-Sell Agreements & Succession Planning
  • Domestic Business Tax Planning
  • Entity Formations (LLCs, Corps., Partnerships)


We will analyze all aspects of every major business acquisition, divestiture, joint venture, or reorganization to help you minimize tax liability, reduce legal exposure, and establish safeguards that will minimize conflict or help you resolve it quickly if it does arise.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Divestitures and Spin-Offs
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances


We strive to ensure that all of your contracts, agreements, and policies become assets to your company and not liabilities that could lead to costly misunderstandings, disagreements, and lawsuits.

  • Transactions, Contracts, and Agreements
  • Website Policies and Compliance

Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
— Steve Jobs