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Entrepreneurs, Closely Held & Family Owned Business



Sandberg Phoenix is tailored to meet the needs of closely held and family owned businesses, entrepreneurial enterprises, and the entrepreneurs that manage these enterprises. Our attorneys assist small businesses and startups from daily operational needs to long-term strategic goals. We adapt to our clients’ needs as their business grows.

Businesses at any phase and entrepreneurs face strategic challenges in moving towards their goals. That’s why many business owners and entrepreneurs find themselves overwhelmed by a lack of understanding of common legal and corporate structure/governance issues despite having an in-depth understanding of their own particular industry.

Sandberg Phoenix can assist you in:

  • Entity Formation and Choice of Entity
  • Business Development and Relationship Structuring
  • Employee and Independent Contractor Relationship Contracts
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales
  • Business Financing, including Start-up and Expansion Capital
  • LLC, LLP, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, and Partnership Issues
  • Litigation Services
  • Compensation Structures
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Strategic, Financial, Legal, and Operational Due Diligence
  • Negotiating and Structuring of Capital Infusions
  • Pre-funding Preparation, including Evaluation of Existing Corporate Structure, Shareholder Agreements, Management Agreements, and other issues to position the company for funding
  • Structuring of Management Relationships and Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, and Entity Formation considerations to enable funding
  • Asset purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Start-up Capitalization
  • Private Equity and Debt Financing
  • Venture Capital
  • Asset Sales
  • Contract Drafting, Negotiation, Litigation
  • Board of Directors Structure and Executive Compensation

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