Business and Commercial Law
Greater Danbury Business and Corporate Law Attorneys
Throughout the long history of the Collins, Hannafin law firm, our attorneys have provided prompt and incisive advice to business clients of all sizes. From startup to acquisition, purchase, sale and merger, your company's organizational, transactional, or administrative needs can be met in full at any of our offices. Contact us in Danbury or Ridgefield about the scope of our corporate and business law practice.
For new companies, we can advise you about business entity selection and help make sure that the form of your new enterprise is well suited to your ownership structure, risk tolerance, and management needs. Whether you choose a corporate, limited liability or partnership form, we will take care of all of your documentation and registration needs, including the essential contracts and agreements that define each principal's rights and responsibilities within your new entity, such as: articles of organization, bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement, and buy-sell agreement.
We also fulfill a very wide range of general counsel functions for banks and financial institutions, real estate developers and contractors, service and consulting companies, professional associations, retailers, marketing firms, manufacturers, and consumer companies. We have advised independent traders for the sales and purchases of hard and soft commodities to and from every continent. Whether your business is still approaching its first million in equity or is valued at $100 million or more, our business and commercial attorneys can also help protect your interests with respect to the following:
- Employment and management, including temporary employment and independent contractor agreements
- Real estate, including commercial or industrial leasing, building permits, and investments
- Vendor relationships and agreements
- Sales, licensing, and distribution agreements
- Regulatory compliance in labor, land use, licensing, workplace and product safety, environmental protection or cleanup, and securities
- Taxation advice and problem resolution
- Small business succession planning
- Negotiating and documenting commercial transactions, including asset-based secured lending agreements
- Business, commercial, or corporate litigation
- Business agreements
Our corporate law attorneys can also help your business on either side of a sale of business assets, merger, consolidation, joint venture, or subsidiary spinoff. For smaller entities, we can help you keep your shareholder and operating agreements up to date and effective to meet the changing needs of a growing business.
Many of our corporate and business clients have been with our law firm for 15 years, 20 years, and even longer. Just as your business needs to adapt to changing market conditions, we have stayed current with the changing legal and regulatory landscape that affects your operations. To learn more about our ability to help your company achieve and maintain success, contact a business lawyer at Collins, Hannafin.
Our commercial and corporate attorneys include Gregg A. Brauneisen, Francis J. Collins, Michael A. Ceccorulli, Edward J. Hannafin, Paul N. Jaber, Christopher K. Leonard, E. O'Malley Smith and John J. Tuozzolo