BUSINESS LAW

BUSINESS START-UP • CONTRACTS • TRANSACTIONS • SUCCESSION PLANNING

To achieve a strong enduring business, you have to plan. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania business attorneys of Weisel, Xides & Foerster continue the firm’s tradition of more than 50 years in helping companies statewide achieve their goals.

BUSINESS FORMATION

Our business planning lawyers advise business start-up clients on the appropriate entity to choose in order to achieve their goals. We discuss tax consequences, personal liability, and legal requirements of each type, and draft the language for:

  • Limited liability company (LLC) and operating agreements
  • Limited liability partnership (LLP) and partnership agreements
  • Corporation (C corp or S corp) and shareholder agreements
  • Limited partnerships

Our business planning services include coordination with clients’ estate and trust planning needs, including business succession planning, buy/sell agreements, life insurance, and family limited partnerships where appropriate.

CONTRACTS AND TRANSACTIONS

Weisel, Xides & Foerster drafts and reviews commercial contracts and other documents in order to protect against potential problems.

We also handle buy-sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial and real estate transactions.

BUSINESS SUCCESSION

Our Pittsburgh business planning attorneys help clients design effective exit strategies. This includes the orderly transfer of ownership to succeeding generations, key employees or other purchasers.

Contact our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania business attorneys for the advice you need to start, maintain or transfer a business. (412) 471-4128