The corporate transactional practice at Rickard & Associates combines real-world business acumen with the latest legal expertise to provide timely and relevant counsel on a variety of complex issues facing today’s businesses.
We handle all forms of business transactions, including contract law and negotiations, real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate filings, business development agreements, licensing agreements, business associate agreements and service agreements.
Some of our services include:
Organization of Business Entities
What type of business entity should you form to protect your interests, and the interest of your partners and your company? Rickard & Associates can help you answer these questions and sort through the options to find a solution. Our experience includes organizing large and small private and publicly held corporations and partnerships, Subchapter S corporations, limited liability companies, professional corporations, and nonprofit organizations.
Negotiating and drafting effective business contracts is a challenge for companies both large and small. Rickard & Associates can help you understand the fundamentals of contract terms and legal principals, and to ultimately improve your in-house contract negotiating skills. We provide services in drafting, interpreting and negotiating business contracts including computer contracts, development agreements, employment agreements and service agreements.
Few situations in business have as many hidden risks as a construction project. Rickard & Associates will expose and minimize these risks by helping you draft, analyze and negotiate a variety of specialized agreements involved in the construction process, including: competitive bid documents, requests for proposals, prime contracts, consulting agreements, joint venture agreements, subcontracts, and contract specifications.
The attorneys of Rickard & Associates are also experienced in commercial, real estate and environmental transactions. In particular, we advise corporations and partnerships on governance issues and fiduciary duties; shareholder agreements; employment agreements; related party transactions; directors and officers insurance and indemnification; dissolution; and general contract matters. We also have handled all forms of bankruptcy matters.
Making a wrong move in your real estate transaction can have a damaging impact on your bottom-line. Rickard & Associates represents both individuals and commercial clients with all of their real estate needs, including purchasing, commercial and residential sales, real estate negotiations, and agreement drafting, as well as landlord/tenant relations.