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Business law and transactions

At Brown Paindiris & Scott, our Connecticut business law attorneys represent a wide variety of clients, including small to midsized businesses, numerous financial institutions, the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and the Town of Glastonbury. A wide range of industries are represented, including manufacturing, banking, real estate, service industries, professional businesses and agriculture. Our business lawyers have a great deal of experience representing franchisees and are familiar with the unique needs of such clients.

We serve as general counsel to many of our business clients and as special counsel to clients in one or more of our practice areas or in connection with complex financial transactions. The goal of Brown Paindiris & Scott is to serve our business clients by providing personal, efficient and effective service in order to further and improve the clients’ business and take them to the next level. Whether you are an individual starting a new business venture or an existing business with multiple operations, we will take the time to understand your business and tailor our services to meet your specific needs.

The Transactional Business Services We Provide

The business attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott have extensive experience in the formation of businesses, corporate governance, corporate finance and contracting. The firm represents many start-up companies and entrepreneurs, counseling them on what type of business entity and management structure to use, whether it be a limited liability company, a partnership or a corporation.

In our relationships with clients, we stress the importance of contact with a partner who is familiar with the client’s business and can provide both general corporate counseling and access to the extensive experience of other lawyers in the department and the firm.

The services and issues dealt with by the business law attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott include:

  • Entity formation
    • Sole proprietorship
    • Partnerships
    • Limited liability company
    • Corporation
    • Franchise
  • Business negotiations
  • Buy/Sell agreements and buyouts of existing partners
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Dissolutions
  • Employment issues
  • Secured transactions
  • Contracts
    • Creating new contracts
    • Reviewing existing contracts
    • Breach of contract issues
  • Intellectual property
    • Copyrights
    • Trademarks
    • Domain name disputes
    • Licensing
    • Noncompetition agreements
    • Trade secrets
  • Insurance issues
  • Tax issues