Comprehensive legal counseling for business



McLaughlin, PC offers comprehensive legal counseling for business owners and entrepreneurs who may be starting, operating, or exiting a business. We represent all types of businesses, from highly regulated local craft breweries to international corporations doing business worldwide. McLaughlin, PC offers business clients large law firm experience with an entrepreneurial and business owner perspective.

Representative services include:

Business Formation and Startups

business formation and startups

  • Choice of entity
  • Tax status and election
  • Business plan development and analysis
  • Raising capital
  • Entity conversions

Business Purchase, Sale, and Restructuring

business purchase sale and restructuring

  • Asset sales and stock sales
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Corporate positioning

Raising Capital

Raising capital

  • Securities offerings
  • Private placements
  • Securities law compliance
  • Angel investors
  • Venture capital
  • Private equity
  • Bank financing
  • Small Business Administration financing
  • Venture debt financing
  • Economic-development incentives

Contract Draftings and Negotiations

Contract draftings and negotiations

  • Corporate organizational documents
  • Buy-sell arrangements
  • Nondisclosure, confidentiality, and noncompete agreements
  • Licensing, distribution, and contract manufacturing agreements
  • Master services agreements
  • Purchase orders
  • General terms & conditions
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Mentor agreements
  • Advisor agreements
  • Professional services agreements
  • Term sheets
  • Letters of intent
  • Private placement memorandum
  • Subscription agreements
  • Escrow agreements
  • Asset purchase agreements,
  • Stock purchase agreements
  • Merger and reorganization agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Dissolution and separation agreements

Internet Software Agreements and Policies

Internet software agreement and policies

  • Website terms of use
  • Privacy policies and disclaimers
  • Website and software development agreements
  • Consulting services agreements
  • Software licensing agreements
  • Domain purchase and transfer agreements

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property

  • Work-for-hire agreements
  • Intellectual property assignments
  • Trademark and copyright registration
  • Trademark, copyright, patent, and product licensing
  • Trademark, copyright, and trade secret maintenance
  • Intellectual property portfolio management

Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Commercial real estate transactions

  • Real estate purchase agreements
  • Commercial leases
  • Real estate development projects

Employment Matters

Employment matters

  • Employment agreements
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Nondisclosure and noncompete agreements
  • Employment policies and handbooks
  • Advice regarding employee complaints and terminations

Business Termination

Business termination

  • Partner Separation and Withdrawal
  • Business Dissolution and Winding Up