Corporate, Business & Commercial

Advising businesses has been at the core of Martin Browne’s law practice since the firm’s inception. We provide general corporate and business counseling to small and mid-sized companies, family- and closely-held businesses, tax-exempt organizations and private foundations. Our clients range from start-up entrepreneurs to mature companies with numerous shareholders, and in a variety of industries including:


  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Energy
  • Real estate development
  • Services
  • Governmental and quasi-governmental entities
  • Public and private educational institutions


Our broad experience allows clients to receive all-inclusive legal advice quickly with little to no learning curve. Our team works closely with other firm attorneys in our Employment, Tax, and Real Estate practice areas to provide a full range of services, including:


  • Business counseling
  • Corporate governance, including business planning and managing board and annual shareholder meetings
  • LLC operating agreements, partnership agreements, and corporate bylaws
  • Acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, including stock and asset purchase agreements
  • Entity creation, such as a corporation, limited liability company, or non-profit organization
  • Negotiation and drafting of various business contracts, including Supply Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Leases, and Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
  • Intellectual property issues, including trade secrets and non-disclosure agreements
  • Trademark and service mark
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Compensation arrangements
  • Employee benefits including pension, profit-sharing and health care
  • Family business planning including transition of ownership of family-owned businesses
  • Commercial financing and lending matters, including lines of credit and UCC filings
  • Buy-sell and shareholder agreements
  • Business dissolution
  • Business tax counsel

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