Pacific Northwest Law Group's business practice group focuses on emerging and growth business issues, with specific emphasis on Company Formation, Business Plans, and International Business Planning. Call us today at (425)867-0512 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
For more details on planning and forming a company, please click on one of the following links:
For a comparison of various company forms, please see our BUSINESS ENTITIES CHART.
For a guide to developing a solid business plan, please see our BUSINESS PLANNING handout.
For a guide to focusing and protecting your global business, please see our GLOBAL PLANNING handout.
For information for Washington businesses, please see CONDUCTING BUSINESS IN WA STATE.
Our business practice group offers a significant experience in the following areas:
Mergers & Acquisitions. We provide confidential planning and thorough implementation assistance for businesses and companies seeking to acquire or merge with strategic partners, key technology or employment bases, or strong economic contributors. Our firm has experience conducting such activities with diverse businesses, managing teams in the U.S. and worldwide, and working as special counsel to corporate general counsel in such matters. Our services include the following:
Banking & Financial Institutions. Our attorneys and staff provide a strong knowledge of banking, government regulatory programs for financial institutions, and financing transactions to clients. We offer particular expertise in bank regulation, electronic banking, secured lending and borrowing, participation agreements, equipment financing, letter of credit trade transactions, and real estate lending, conveyance and title issues.
Employment Law/Human Resources Management. We work as an advocate for employers, engaging with our Clients' Board of Directors and Management to conduct employment planning and practices development to clarify the employment relationship and minimize risks and liability to the company, its management, and its board. We provide one-on-one issue resolutions with individual senior managers and corporate officers, development of board level policies, labor union contract negotiations, and employee training programs. Our services include the following:
International Business Operations. Our attorneys have strong, practical experience in international business and finance. We maintain close working relationships with a network of law and accounting firms throughout the world. We have spent considerable time living and working in Europe, the Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia, and Australia.
Clients include foreign individuals and businesses whose activities bring them into contact with the United States, as well as United States individuals and companies engaged in business matters related to foreign companies. We typically advise these clients in:
Contracts & Agreements. Whether you're the buyer or the seller, our business practice group provides contract and agreement drafting, amendments, and negotiation support for all manner of commercial transactions. We emphasize timely, high quality, right-sized agreements, with value-added real-world business experience. We are able to offer most types of commercial agreements, and have significant experience in the following types: