Practice Groups


Business Planning

Our tax attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of business planning and tax strategies. We advise clients with respect to all key tax considerations at all points in the life-cycle of a business, from start-up through and including execution of a succession plan or other exit strategy. We counsel clients through their initial choice of business entity and assist in preparation of

  • shareholders, partnership and/or operating agreements
  • executive compensation arrangements, including deferred compensation, equity incentive plans, bonus and severance/change in control arrangements
  • the settlement of litigated business matters

We provide expert guidance through

  • mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, tax-free reorganizations, corporate spin-offs and partnership divisions
  • liquidations and dissolutions
  • distributions, capital contributions, redemptions, cross-purchases, partnership and shareholder disputes
  • debt and/or equity issuances
  • affiliated-party transactions
  • private placements
  • restructurings
  • joint ventures
  • compensation matters

We bring a broad base of expertise across a variety of subspecialties, such as securities law, executive compensation, industrial development, healthcare, aerospace, technology and real estate, enabling us to provide strategic tax planning within any industry in order to minimize tax liability.


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