Business and Corporate Counsel
Your business is in good hands with Stuart & Branigin attorneys.
Business law and corporate counsel at Stuart & Branigin.
From our home in Lafayette, Stuart & Branigin advises businesses and organizations across Indiana and the country at large. Our counsel ranges from general business guidance to navigating complex transactions, mergers, and acquisitions.
At Stuart & Branigin, our attorneys are proficient at guiding businesses competently through all stages, including establishment, growth, development, and sale. By getting to know our clients, their businesses, and their goals, our lawyers are able to effectively advise clients on a comprehensive range of business law needs.
Our services in matters of business law.
In areas of business and corporate law, our firm’s clients range from early startups and local Lafayette businesses, to national companies and Fortune 500 enterprises. Within the industry, our common legal offerings include:
- Legal entity formation, including business, professional, and nonprofit corporations; limited liability companies; general partnerships, limited partnerships, and joint ventures
- Stock sales and purchases
- Asset sales and purchases
- Regulatory counsel
- Business succession planning for closely held businesses
- Shareholder, operating and partnership agreements
- Corporate governance
- Endowments and charitable donations
- Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
- Commercial agreements of all types, such as manufacturing, distribution, and supply contracts; commercial real estate leases; master equipment finance leases; and key executive employee contracts
- Domestic and international joint ventures, affiliations, and strategic alliances
- Limited offerings of securities by growing businesses
Who we counsel in business law.
Business attorneys at Stuart & Branigin represent a multitude of organizations in all matters of corporate and business law. Clients and industries we have longstanding relationships with include:
- Colleges and universities
- Public and private schools and educational establishments
- Local and regional businesses
- Charities, nonprofits, and philanthropic organizations
- Churches and religious institutions
- Fortune 500 Companies