Business Law – Helping your business reach its potential.

We Are Your Trusted Advisers

Barney McKenna & Olmstead represents a wide variety of corporations, partnerships, LLCs, small businesses, startups, joint ventures, institutions and other entities. Our business services include providing the day-to-day legal needs of businesses and corporations, assisting with large and significant business transactions, and handling the litigation matters the business may be involved in. In addition we can assist in structuring, negotiating and preparing all of the agreements necessary to properly launch a successful business. As business counselors and attorneys, we offer focused and responsible legal problem solving skills and proven experience.

We provide our clients with general counsel and advice across the entire spectrum of corporate and business matters, including:

  • Business formation and organization
  • Contract law
  • Executive contracts and compensation
  • Noncompetition and nondisclosure agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Shareholders meetings
  • Corporation, partnership and LLC formation
  • Business purchases and sales
  • Commercial transactions and banking
  • Employee benefits and compensation
  • Wage claims
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Purchases and Sales
  • Business Reorganizations
  • Compliance Documents Consulting
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Corporate Reporting and Governance
  • Licensing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Private Offerings
  • Public Finance
  • Small business law

As business counselors and attorneys, we offer focused and responsive legal problem-solving skills and proven experience.

Experienced In Complex Corporate Matters

Our corporate law practice emphasizes the structuring, negotiation, documentation and implementation of all types of business transactions related to the organization and operation of business entities. Our corporate attorneys are experienced in structuring internal corporate arrangements such as stock option plans, employment agreements and shareholder agreements.

We also have considerable experience with the tax aspects of various business transactions. In serving our clients, we regularly work with accountants and other professionals whose referrals are an important source of our business and whose collaboration is critical to our clients' success.