Business and Commercial Lawyers in Greater Danbury Guiding You to Success
We offer legal advice on business matters from startup to dissolution
Throughout the more-than-50-year history of Collins Hannafin, P.C., 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.
How business laws impact you
Simply, laws set the parameters for conducting business. Federal, state and local government laws and regulations dictate initial registration requirements, operational licenses and many other aspects of your enterprise. Collins Hannafin’s business attorneys put you and your goals at the forefront in navigating the myriad laws to maximize your resources and help you succeed at every stage.
We advise new ventures and established companies alike
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 agreements, partnership agreements, and buy-sell agreements.
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 firm for 20 years or longer. We realize the importance of understanding all aspects of our clients’ business. 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. In addition to providing our clients with access to Collins Hannafin’s multidisciplinary legal practice, our attorneys count on a vast network of financial advisors and CPAs to give you additional tailored insight regarding your business.
Contact us for business legal advice from a distinguished full-service Connecticut law firm
The attorneys at Collins Hannafin, P.C. use a team approach in advising our clients. Our commitment to community combined with our impressive reputation distinguishes our Danbury-based firm from the rest. To learn more about our ability to help your company achieve and maintain success, call 203-885-1938 or send us a message online today to speak with a business lawyer.