Corporate Attorneys in Orlando FL
Our corporate attorneys have been recognized as leading attorneys in the State of Florida in the field of corporate, business and taxation by various publications, as well as by peers. We possess significant in-house experience, as well as big firm experience, advanced business and tax degrees, and litigation experience. This enables us to provide a unique perspective to our business clients in that we understand internal operations, how the business world actually operates, how to prevent and mitigate the effect of disputes, and how transactions turn out when they nevertheless end up in litigation.
Our corporate business attorneys possess extensive experience in corporate and business law matters, including choice-of-entity (LLC’s, partnerships, corporations), complex commercial contracts, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. We routinely act as outside general counsel to emerging growth and middle market businesses, advising them on their day-to-day legal and business needs and serving as a close advisor in connection with the growth, operation and management of their businesses. In addition, we frequently act as transaction, corporate and/or tax counsel in connection with significant transactions such as corporate reorganizations, capital raising transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions. Our objective is to help business owners start, grow, finance, operate and manage their businesses and, eventually, exit them at significant valuations, while mitigating the business and legal risks that potentially impact their businesses.
Entity Formation and Corporate Maintenance
If you are considering forming a new business entity, Watson Sloane will help you select and form the type of legal entity that fits your needs. Our corporate team will gather the necessary information related to the equity owners, business objectives and how it should be financed. Together, we will determine which entity structure is best-suited for your needs and goals.
Once you have determined the appropriate entity structure, we will prepare and file all the documents necessary to form your legal entity in accordance with applicable Florida law. In addition to assisting with obtaining federal tax identification numbers, we will prepare the necessary partnership agreements, articles of incorporation or operating agreement, by-laws, corporate resolutions, and/or stock certificates, as applicable.
Once your business is legally established, it is critical to maintain compliance with Florida business laws for as long as the entity is active and to timely file annual reports with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations.
By enrolling your entity in the Watson Sloane Corporate Services Program, you can enjoy the peace of mind that your annual filings will timely be filed and the entity will remain in good standing with the State.