Buchanan Law Group
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Practice Areas

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PRACTICE AREAS

Business Purchases and Sales

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

Equity and Incentive Compensation

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

Intellectual Property

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

Startup and Emerging Growth Companies

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)

Restructurings

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

General Business

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