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Start-up & Emerging Businesses

When starting a new business, there are several legal issues that need to be addressed. By addressing these issues proactively – and implementing solutions before problems arise – founders can avoid unnecessary costs and disputes, and they can establish firm foundations for their companies’ long-term success.

At Palmieri Tyler, we work with our clients one-on-one to help them understand and address their legal needs and goals in starting and growing their businesses. We offer practical advice and actionable recommendations, and we provide cost-effective legal services that are tailored specifically to the needs of start-ups and early-stage companies. We also remain in close contact with many of our start-up and early-stage clients on an ongoing basis, for decades to come. Our comprehensive legal advice and representation for start-up and emerging businesses, includes:

  • Business entity selection and formation
  • Negotiation of shareholder and member agreements between founders
  • Advice and representation for debt and equity financing transactions
  • Intellectual property clearance, registration, licensing, monitoring and enforcement
  • Securities law compliance
  • Advice and representation regarding executive compensation and employee benefits
  • Risk mitigation and litigation avoidance counseling
  • Drafting and negotiation of vendor contracts, service contracts, leases and other commercial agreements
  • Counseling on industry-specific legal issues
  • Tax mitigation counseling