Our clients have come to depend on Bickerstaff’s extensive experience in handling a wide variety of corporate law matters and business transactions. Our services include counseling clients and providing assistance with regard to the following areas:

  •  General Corporate Counseling, including the selection and formation of business entities, shareholder and voting agreements, employment confidentiality and non-competition agreements, corporate governance and management, directors’ and officers’ duties, incentive stock option plans, and other stock compensation plans;
  • Securities Law, including private placement of securities, “Blue Sky” law compliance, and compliance with SEC Rule 144;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, including sale and purchase of businesses; preparation and negotiation of constituent documents; due diligence review of acquired businesses; and assistance obtaining financing through issuance of debt, equity, and bank financing;
  • Partnership Matters, including preparation of partnership agreements, partnership formation, fiduciary duties and other governance matters; and assistance conducting partner meetings and preparing related documents, and mergers of partnerships and international joint ventures;
  • Banking Matters, including representation of banks regarding business formation; representation of banks and borrowers in unsecured and secured loans, purchase and sale of mortgage loans and servicing rights, loan workouts, lender liability issues, enforcement of liens and security interests; and foreclosures of property;
  • General Business, including all types of business contracts and agreements, sales and use tax matters, employment law counseling for employers and employees, and counsel regarding non-profit and tax-exempt organizations;
  • Intellectual Property, including general trademark/service mark and copyright issues, registration of copyrights and trademarks, preparation of intellectual property licenses, general counseling as to intellectual property rights, and preparation of software development and maintenance agreements.