CMCJH Law


Business Law in massachusetts

Our Business Law Department is comprised of experienced practitioners in those different areas of law most often called upon to address issues encountered by small to medium sized businesses, start-ups and professional associations. We utilize a team approach that draws upon and matches the skills and knowledge of the attorney with the particular client need. In addition to addressing our clients' immediate needs, we emphasize planning and advice on anticipated business issues and best practices, with an aim toward avoiding the legal entanglements often encountered in the business setting and, thus, allowing our clients to focus on their business issues.

The following are among the services we provide:

Identification and formation of the most appropriate business entity:
Corporations (Subchapter C and S)
Limited Liability Corporations and Partnerships
Limited Partnerships
Trusts
Massachusetts Business Trusts
Acquisition and sale of ongoing businesses, having successfully handled the purchase/sale of numerous businesses, including:
Manufacturing companies
Retail establishments
Medical and dental practices
Automobile dealerships
Nursing homes
Restaurants
Produce distributorships
Salons
Contract preparation, review and negotiation
Commercial Leasing (office and industrial space)
Licensing Agreements
Franchise Agreements
Employment Law, including:
Development of employee handbooks, policies and workplace procedures to comply with wage/hour and other employment regulations
Management training
Harassment investigations
Defense of discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment and other employment-related claims
Development and enforcement of non-competition and confidentiality agreements.
Litigation of business and workplace disputes
Litigation of Contract Claims
Collection of Debts and Receivables
Defense of Workers Compensation Claims
Business Succession Planning
Asset Protection
Tax advice and planning
In areas beyond the expertise of our own Business Law Practice Group, we are able to call upon an established network of attorneys in such areas as intellectual property, patent and trademark, securities law, immigration and complex tax matters, to ensure that our clients receive the best possible representation.