John Meyers — Business Law Practice
John Meyers, attorney, is an experienced business lawyer practicing in the areas of business formations, business purchases and sales, joint ventures, contracts, transactions, employee issues, business succession, and many other matters related to the operation, growth and development of small and medium-sized businesses.
Mr. Meyers frequently serves as a trusted business lawyer and advisor to entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses. His experience and training in business law and related fields provide him with the background to counsel clients on a wide variety of legal issues, including business co-ownership, management issues, customer and vendor relationships, and employment issues.
Clients range from start-ups seeking business law guidance on the formation of their business entity, to established companies seeking direction on operational and growth-related matters, to mature companies planning for the transfer of the business to the next generation. Mr. Meyers also provides legal advice on buying a business to clients starting out or expanding their operations, and counsels other clients on selling their business, business succession and other exit strategies. [For estate planning information, click here.]
John Meyers serves as a business lawyer to entrepreneurial and family-owned companies in such diverse activities as construction trades, retailing, wholesaling, software development, landscape, manufacturing, consulting and other professional services. He takes pride in digging in and understanding the client's underlying business, the client's personal and business goals, and other relevant circumstances. That knowledge, together with his strong background in accounting and business, gives him a unique ability to bring added value to the attorney-client relationship.
Examples of Business Lawyer Services:
- Forming a new business — Counseling on issues related to business formation; choice of business entity; creation of corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and partnerships; and other matters
- Co-owner issues, including counseling on co-ownership by shareholders, members, and partners
- Business organizational documents, including LLC Articles of Organization and operating agreements, and corporation Articles of Incorporation, minutes, resolutions, bylaws, and stock certificates
- Shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and related documents
- Shareholder and co-owner disputes
- Counseling on buying a business and selling a business
- Negotiating and drafting asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and related business transaction agreements
- Negotiate, advise, and draft contracts for various purposes
- Employment agreements
- Employee manuals and handbooks
- Independent contractor agreements
- Confidentiality, non-disclosure, non-compete, and non-solicitation agreements
- Counseling regarding franchise investigation and purchase
- Business succession planning, including estate planning —
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