Starting a Business?
Let Our Hoffman Estates Lawyers Help You Do It Right
At Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd., we build lasting relationships with the boutique-sized businesses, multi-million dollar companies, and not-for-profit organizations we represent. We not only provide sound legal advice for business startups, we also assist more established businesses with matters such as:
- Corporate management
- Acquisitions, divestitures and strategic alliances
- Employment policies
- Dispute resolution
- Commercial real estate transactions
- Corporate dissolution and dissociation
Let us work with you from the very beginning. If you are starting a new business, our experienced Hoffman Estates attorneys will help you get it up and running quickly and structured properly to improve efficiency and lower your risk. We will continue to provide exceptional legal services as your business grows and thrives.
One of the most important steps in starting a new business is to decide on a legal structure. Our knowledgeable Hoffman Estates lawyers will evaluate a number of legal and tax implications, such as personal liability, up front and ongoing costs, flexibility and future needs, to help you choose the best business entity for your new endeavor. We will not only assist you in determining the most advantageous legal structure for your business, but also with setting it up. We help startups complete all necessary steps to establish sole proprietorships and the following types of business entities, including developing corporate bylaws, initial minutes, banking authorizations, obtaining S-corp status, checking for name conflicts and preparing partnership, operating and shareholder agreements:
- General partnership
- Limited partnership
- Limited liability partnership (LLP)
- Limited liability limited partnership (LLLP)
- Limited liability company (LLC)
- Not-for-profit organization
We also help new businesses comply with local, state and federal rules and regulations, including obtaining required licenses, permits and registrations. We can cut through the red tape and make a complicated process easy for you, so you will have confidence that your business is starting out on the right foundation.
Other Startup Considerations
Starting a business involves more than just entity formation. Our qualified Hoffman Estates attorneys can assist you with other startup related matters, such as:
- Ownership and control issues
- Phantom stock
- Stock options
- Board of Directors management
- Internal governance
- Registered agent services
Whatever your business needs, we are here to help.
Contact Us Today
Starting a business is an exciting endeavor, but it is important to work with a dedicated Hoffman Estates lawyer from the very beginning to avoid mistakes that could jeopardize your business down the road. From the initial planning stages to ongoing operations, we want to help you achieve your business goals. To learn more about the legal services we offer, contact our Hoffman Estates lawyers today. We strive to ensure client satisfaction by remaining committed to our Client Bill of Rights and Client Service Guarantee.