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Serving a diverse range of industries across an array of service areas.

Business Law

The Towne Law Firm, P.C. services

The Towne Law Firm’s business law team provides advice and counsel to numerous publicly and privately held corporate, commercial, and business entities across a wide range of industries. From small, closely held companies to entities with hundreds of employees earning hundreds of millions of dollars annually, we have the experience to address the multitude of issues which arise in the formation, ownership, and operation of a business.

Your business is unique. That is why our business and corporate law attorneys will create a model of representation custom-tailored to your company’s needs and goals. Whether you are launching a start-up business, growing an existing organization, or expanding your international operations into the United States, our corporate and commercial attorneys will provide the strategic planning necessary to achieve success, while advising how to keep your business in compliance with the relevant Federal and State laws and regulations. Depending on your organization’s structure, we will work closely with the owners, senior managers, directors, and staff to determine the most efficient and effective methods to achieve your company’s goals.

Our team of business lawyers serve domestic and international clients from offices in Albany, Saratoga Springs, and Burnt Hills, NY; Bennington, VT; and Arlington, MA with issues including:

  • Drafting the necessary documents for all business and corporate formations and transactions
  • Creating partnership and joint venture arrangements
  • Remaining in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws necessary to enjoy the benefits and protections of the particular type of business organization you have chosen
  • Creating subsidiary entities to handle specific areas of your business
  • Protecting your investments in research and development, technology and human capital by drafting enforceable employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and covenants not to compete
  • Human resource management services, including drafting employee handbooks, conducting internal investigations, drafting progressive discipline policies, preparing wage and hour structures suitable to your workers’ classifications, and ensuring compliance with Federal and State labor laws
  • Navigating commercial real estate transactions of any size, including the purchase or sale of real property and rental/lease agreements
  • Corporate immigration services, ensuring compliance with federal laws and regulations relating to the employment of foreign nationals
  • Assessing and remedying potential environmental issues which may affect a site where you wish to conduct business
  • Handling mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts
  • Protecting your business from potential liability, in the event that someone is injured while using a product which your company manufactured or sold
  • Performing the many steps necessary to minimize exposure to product liability claims, including detailed product analysis, identification of potentially dangerous or defective component(s) of the product, remediation of potentially dangerous component parts, providing proper warnings and instructions to users of the product and proper documentation
  • Understanding the Federal and State laws pertaining to the discovery of documents and electronically stored information
  • Litigating matters that may arise under the myriad of State and Federal laws governing the employer/employee relationship, business transactions, real estate transactions, environmental issues, product liability claims, premises liability claims and other areas of litigation
  • Selecting the type of business entity best suited to your goals, in light of the unique benefits, liabilities and tax consequences associated with each, such as
    • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
    • S-Corporation
    • C-Corporation
    • Limited Partnership (LP)
    • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
    • Sole Proprietorship
    • Joint Venture

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