A corporate lawyer is one that facilitates transactions in tax or corporate law. They also can help with intellectual property cases as well as employee benefits such as with employment agreements. In the business world, they set up deals to avoid litigation and help protect the rights and responsibilities of all parties in the event something should go wrong in business.
What Does a Corporate Lawyer Do?
Corporate lawyers craft deals or transactions while litigators step in if things go wrong. They advise businesses on all their legal obligations, rights, and responsibilities in writing. They also provide advice on business structures and find places where the business can be clearer about legalities or to protect themselves in case of contract disputes.
A corporate lawyer drafts important legal documents, negotiates deals, structure transactions, and serves as an advice counsel throughout the business doings of a company. They make sure that the provisions of any agreement are clear and won’t cause problems for the business in the future.
They also can help to form a corporation and determine how it is governed and operated. This attorney must draft articles of incorporation, which document the creation of this company and specify how it is managed. They also must deal with the partnerships, LLCs, LLPs and business trusts as each has its own set of legal rights, structures and tax burdens. They can help clients to decide which will work best for their business.
A corporate lawyer is especially helpful with mergers and acquisitions, which is when a company is bought and/or merged with another company. Legal counsel will help with these proposed transactions and draft important agreements on how the new company will be run and operated. These are just some of the legal situations in which a corporate lawyer would be beneficial.
How a Corporate Lawyer Can Help With Contract Disputes
If you’re involved in a contract dispute, it’s time to discuss your matter with a corporate lawyer. Whether breach of contract problems or resolving partnership disputes, this legal professional can represent you in a way that protects your interests every step of the way. From sales contracts, leasing agreements, confidentiality agreements, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, or insurance coverage (just to name a few), a corporate lawyer is experienced with how to uphold every portion of these important legal documents.
To speak to an experienced corporate lawyer today in a consultation, contact our legal team at 913-962-8700. We serve clients in Franklin County, Jackson County, Clay County and all of the surrounding Kansas communities.