Comprehensive Representation For All Phases Of Business
Every business venture faces myriad legal issues. Between the many laws and agency regulations controlling business operations and the constant exposure to lawsuits, businesses at every stage of development need strong legal counsel and litigation services.
At Applegate Fifer Pulliam LLC, a boutique business law firm in Southern Indiana, we provide sound legal counsel and litigation services for local businesses at all stages of development. From the earliest stages of planning a new business to helping sustain decades of commercial success, our lawyers bring experienced, savvy counsel for local commercial enterprises.
Our goal: to partner with you as an advocate and adviser, dedicated to the success of your business.
Business Startups: Establishing A Solid Framework
Starting a business involves a host of legal decisions, many of which will shape the structure of your enterprise for years to come.
We can walk you through the considerations involved in selecting a business entity, creating a governance structure and pursuing financing. We also draft foundational documents for business startups such as articles of organization/incorporation, LLC operating agreements and bylaws.
General Counsel Services
After forming a business, legal concerns continue to arise on a day-to-day basis. You may need professional guidance on drafting and reviewing contracts, handling employment issues or conducting transactions.
Our attorneys offer general counsel services to assist with these issues throughout the life of your business. As an entrepreneur himself, our lead attorney in this area, Keith Pulliam, understands the challenges small-business owners face. He will work closely with you to mitigate risks and accomplish your business objectives.
Sound legal advice is a key component in all stages of business transactions, from preliminary negotiations to closing the deal. Even relatively small-scale transactions can be exceedingly complex.
We will work diligently to protect your interests in any type of business transaction or dispute, including:
- Asset purchases
- Business sales
- Buy-sell agreements
- Real estate purchases, leases and land use issues
- Expansion projects
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Partner and shareholder buy-outs
- Stock deals
- Vendor contracts
- Business dissolution and succession planning
In addition to ongoing counsel for various legal issues, our attorneys can represent your business in commercial disputes and litigation.
Protect Your Business
From our office in Jeffersonville, we handle business-related matters throughout Southern Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky. To find out more, please call 812-777-4331 or contact our legal team online.