Vasallo Law’s corporate group focuses on advising closely held, emerging growth and middle market companies, as well as private equity and venture capital firms in a wide variety of domestic and international corporate, commercial, finance, governance, and transactional matters.

Our corporate group focuses in the following areas of emphasis:

Business Entities

  • Formation and entity structure including sole proprietorships, general and limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability limited partnerships, limited liability companies, C and Subchapter-S corporations, joint ventures, trusts, and off-shore entities
  • Preparation of shareholder/partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, joint venture agreements, and operating agreements
  • Succession planning and preservation of family wealth
  • Strategic planning support
  • Business relocation and expansion

Corporate Governance

  • Advising Boards of Directors and Committees on fiduciary duties and board practice
  • Internal investigations

Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits

  • Executive employment agreements, including severance and golden handcuff issues
  • Advising boards on SEC compensation reporting rules and compliance
  • Non-competition and non-disclosure agreements
  • Qualified and non-qualified stock incentive plans
  • Deferred Compensation Agreements
  • Declined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans
  • Health and Welfare Plans

Commercial Transactions

  • Operating and capital lease transactions
  • Franchising
  • Consulting services and other commercial agreements
  • Article 9 Secured transactions

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark and service mark registration
  • Copyright registration
  • Licensing, sub-licensing and royalty agreements