Practical, Efficient And Personable Legal Services

Well-Established Business Law Attorneys For Companies Of All Types And Sizes

Your business or proposed business may be a sole proprietorship operating out of your basement or it may be a large franchise with outlets in many states. Whatever type or size of business you have or hope to start, you need sound legal advice from a business law attorney just as surely as you need financing and a business plan.

The business lawyers at Lenington, Gratton, & Associates LLP have a long history of helping entrepreneurs as well as representatives of established businesses in a wide range of legal issues, including startups, contracts and government regulation compliance. An experienced business lawyer from our firm can help you select the most appropriate entity for your business, plan for expansion or dissolve operations.

To arrange a consultation, please call us in Pennsylvania at 724-271-8300, in Florida at 850-374-8549, or complete our contact form. We have offices in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and our attorneys are licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Texas, New Mexico, Alabama and Florida.

Business Law Services That We Provide

In our many years of legal practice, we have earned a reputation for providing practical, timely solutions for oil and gas-related enterprises and other businesses, including:

  • Starting up sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Creating operational manuals, employee manuals and other essential initial documents
  • Registering new businesses with the state; changing businesses’ names and assisting with all legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Business purchase-sale agreements / business buy-sell agreements
  • Advising on liability insurance, property insurance and business interruption insurance
  • Helping entrepreneurs establish realistic growth and succession plans from the start
  • Organizing and assisting with financing plans that may involve outside investors, bank loans and other sources

We also help businesses and their owners resolve disputes through negotiations, arbitration, mediation or litigation. Examples of common business disputes for which we represent business owners include:

  • Breach of contract claims involving other businesses or consumers
  • Partnership disputes and “business divorces”
  • Injury and property damage claims
  • Disagreements with commercial landlords over leases or property usage
  • Alleged violations of noncompete agreements

Many of our business law clients stay with our firm year after year and benefit from our ongoing legal counsel on a range of issues. When we determine that a client’s business law challenges involve issues best handled in collaboration with other lawyers or law firms, we do not hesitate to recommend co-counsel arrangements. Complex intellectual property protection cases, business bankruptcy cases, financial challenges associated with complex divorces or probate litigation may fall into this category.

Schedule A Review Of Your Business’s Legal Needs

Our emphasis on trusting attorney-client relationships helps ensure that our clients appreciate our zeal to protect their interests, including cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

We look forward to explaining how we can meet your business law needs. Reach us by phone at 724-271-8300 or 850-374-8549, or send us an email inquiry. Our attorneys have offices in Pennsylvania and Florida.