WFJ’s team of business attorneys and staff offer pragmatic solutions for a broad spectrum of business matters. Our firm’s corporate clients range from start-up enterprises to established Fortune 500 companies. Our primary areas of service are listed below.
Our attorneys provide and coordinate legal services for small and emerging companies throughout the United States. We offer a collaborative, problem-solving approach to the legal needs facing closely held companies, including corporate governance, sales assistance, legal compliance, developing exit strategies and estate planning. Through our outsourced general counsel program, we offer cost-effective legal solutions for companies that do not want to take on the fixed cost of maintaining in-house counsel.
Specific services we provide include choice of entity, corporate, partnership, and limited liability formation, buy-sell agreements, dissolutions, member control agreements (operating agreements), employment agreements, minority rights, drafting terms of conditions of purchasing and selling, assisting our clients migrate to web-based solutions, merger and acquisition work, key employee retention, drafting non-competes and non-solicitation agreements, succession planning, and the myriad of other simple and complex legal needs facing closely held corporations.
We take a proactive active approach and believe that our success as advisors is a direct reflection of our ability to help our clients, identify, meet and exceed their goals. We understand the dynamics of closely held companies, whether well-established family owned business or start up ventures.
WFJ’s commercial litigation team has the experience and expertise to handle a broad range of commercial disputes, including contract disputes, breach of warranty claims, interference with contractual relations, mergers and acquisition disputes, licensing disputes, and defense of personal injury claims.
Our employment law team is comprised of skilled litigators and experienced transactional attorneys who provide employment law solutions for large and small companies. From helping our clients improve their employment practices to vigorously defending our clients regarding employment-related claims, WFJ attorneys help our clients navigate the dangerous waters of employment law.
Our real estate attorneys advise clients on a variety of real estate transactions including sales and acquisitions, commercial and residential leases, landlord/tenant law, easements, restrictive covenants condominiums, and contract for deed sales. Our attorneys also help clients when buying or selling a business that may or may not include real property.
Particular services that our attorneys provide include representing landlords and tenants in negotiating, drafting, interpreting and enforcing real estate leases, drafting credit agreements, notes, security agreements, mortgages, and working closely with our civil ligation department to enforce our clients’ rights.
At WFJ, our trademark attorneys help you grow the value of your company’s brand and the good will associated with its products or service. We provide tailored solutions for the registration, protection and maintenance of your trademarks. We are a resource to select words, names, and symbols to represent your business and its products or services; to protect your company’s trademarks or service marks in United States and internationally; and to assist your company maintain its trademark portfolio.
Our transactional attorneys devote a significant portion of our practice to counseling and negotiations with respect to the procurement of ownership rights in original works. Whether for computer software, website design, images for use in marketing, or for other industry-specific work product, we have had significant experience with negotiating ownership issues involving copyrighted works.