Our law firm’s Business Practice Group provides a substantial breadth of legal services for its business clients. The lawyers practicing in this practice group represent a wide array of business entities from little undercapitalized start-up companies to large well-established public companies. Our law firm has also represented various non-profit entities, real estate development and urban renewal companies, and has served in the capacity of general legal counsel for large private businesses.
Our lawyers are able to help business clients with a wide variety of legal issues and concerns including, but not limited to, corporate formation, governance and record-keeping, allowing our clients to concentrate more time and attention on the development of the business rather than worrying about procedural formalities that protect the business owners from liability. Each of the lawyers in our Business Practice Group have a keen understanding of business issues and many are also experienced in the field of litigation and dispute resolution. Our attorneys are often able to assist clients with avoiding legal issues prior to the issue actually arising. Further, each attorney in our law firm prides himself or herself on an ability to plan for disputes that will be difficult to avoid so that any litigation that results can be handled more expeditiously.
Why choose our law firm? Our law firm’s lawyers have a wealth of practical and business knowledge and quite a bit of common sense. As business owners themselves, the partners at our law firm strive to ensure that all of our lawyers and staff appreciate the expense associated with hiring attorneys. Therefore, many of our business clients that have worked with other law firms in the past have expressed gratitude for the way that they are treated both financially and individually. Our law firm prides itself in working closely with its business clients so that our lawyers are able to timely and efficiently discover and articulate the best way to achieve each client’s legal goals.
The lawyers in our law firm’s Business Practice Group regularly provide the services, or services related to the following subject matters, among many others:
- Business Formation
- Business Governance
- Regulatory Compliance
- Non-Profit Organization
- Shareholder Rights
- Internal Investigations
- Banking and Financial Services
- Partnerships, Joint Ventures and
- Limited Liability Companies
- Closely Held Businesses
- Business Planning
- Business Immigration
Whether leading a public or private offering, a merger, an acquisition, a sale of a company or a division of a company, a round of financing or other business transaction, our law firm’s corporate lawyers have the experience to handle the most complex deals, business and securities matters.
Shumway Van is a full-service law firm with the depth and experience needed to adequately manage your corporate needs in an effective, cost-effective and prompt way. Our Corporate Practice Group reflects the broad reach and complicated concerns of any business enterprise, whether it be global, national, regional or local. The attorneys in the Corporate Practice Group serve a varied range of clients from many sectors of the economic climate, ranging from public and private multinational companies to closely held personal businesses.
Our Utah lawyers especially, pride themselves on providing timely, sophisticated, and imaginative legal assistance concentrated on assisting our clients achieve their business goals no matter what those goals are.
Because even the most basic business situation could involve substantial tax, ecological, employee benefits, copyright or regulatory concerns, we offer an extensive team approach, making use of the wide range of knowledge and experience of our full-service law firm. This permits us to provide the highest quality of legal services for our clients at conservative “small firm” prices.
Closely Held Business & Entrepreneurial Services
In our law firm’s Closely Held Business & Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group you can find an attorney Utah can truly rely on and trust. We recognize that start-up and closely held business enterprises (whether partnerships, corporations or LLCs) generally have the exact same demand for sophisticated legal guidance as do large international corporations and any company traded on Wall Street.
The attorneys in this practice group focus on the requirements and concerns of business owners and their families. Each member of this practice group delivers the quality and tailored service of a small law firm integrated with the considerable experience of attorneys that you would expect to find at a large international law firm. Our clients also find that each of the attorneys in this practice group can call, and often do call, upon the extensive resources of various other practice groups within the firm to enhance the results that they are seeking. Finding a good attorney that Utah can trust has not been easy in the past for small business owners, but we believe that our law firm can provide quality legal representation on a reasonable legal budget.
Our Closely Held Business & Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group consists of attorneys experienced in business law, limited liability company, corporate and partnership matters, estate planning, real estate law, intellectual property law, and commercial litigation. Clients that utilize this practice group consist of carefully held business enterprises of all kinds and sizes, from contractors, resellers, manufacturers and distributors with significant annual incomes, to small retail and neighborhood businesses. Many of these clients are family owned and operated and have been held in a similar manner for many years.
The lawyers in Utah that comprise this practice group each have the goal of assisting clients with obtaining, growing, securing, and modifying their possessions and assets. Our clients find that these attorneys are consultants in addition to legal strategists and problem solvers and they examine problems on the basis of their combined experience. After reviewing each situation our lawyers created options and strategies that fulfill a client’s specific requirements and resolve any concerns that they might have. Clients benefit from this perspective, efficiency and client oriented service.
Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Ventures
The lawyers in our Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group have substantial experience recommending to clients the best method by which they can attain their strategic business goals. Our lawyers represent sellers, buyers and target businesses in all types of transactions, consisting of acquisitions, spin-offs, and divestitures; joint ventures and strategic partnerships; business restructurings/reorganizations; and business governance assistance. It is the goal of each lawyer in our law firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group to serve clients in a manner that is achieves their goals in a timely and predictable manner and at a reasonable price. We believe that even if our clients have massive legal budgets, it is important to be cost-conscious while maximizing effectiveness.
Our lawyers can deal with the most sophisticated transactions while providing our clients with unequaled service and responsiveness. We have the depth to assemble a synergistic team of lawyers who can promptly and comprehensively address each client’s most critical business obstacles.
We also bring a useful and innovative outlook to business deals, knowing that clients need solutions, not just legal opinions about their troubles or concerns. Each of our lawyers understands how to accommodate simple deals as well as those transactions that need a substantial degree of customized experience and significant time and effort. We routinely work with clients with varied demands and legal budgets.
In addition to the foregoing, we understand that many companies have specific merger and acquisition needs, but they also have in-house counsel or lawyers that they trust to do the more general legal work for their business. Our clients have found that our lawyers are able to work well with both outside counsel and in-house legal teams in flexible, shared-responsibility arrangements. We believe that our ability to coordinate with other legal teams in an effort to efficiently and strategically serve our joint clients provides a significantly more cost-effective and comprehensive result for the client.