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Skilled Assistance For Business And Commercial Law Transactions

At Gorman & Williams, our attorneys are here to ensure your business transactions run as smoothly as possible. We represent businesses across a range of industries, in all aspects of their commercial transactions including, but not limited to:

  • Manufacturing and distribution agreements
  • Licenses
  • Franchising
  • Employment contracts
  • Real estate agreements
  • Construction contracting

We represent consumer and commercial lenders and lessors with:

  • Lending
  • Leasing
  • Lease financing programs
  • Complex lender regulation issues
  • Federal and state compliance

We serve as advocates for the interests of insurance companies, businesses and individuals in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. We also serve as creditor’s counsel in U.S. bankruptcy courts.

A Range Of Solutions For Your Business Controversies

Our attorneys are seasoned trial lawyers. We have successfully tried business controversies of all types before juries and judges. We draw from this intricate court system insight and look to resolve your disputes expeditiously. Voluntary or court-ordered mediation and arbitration are frequently worthwhile alternatives to litigation.

We represent clients in tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service, the Comptroller of Maryland, and the U.S. Tax Court. We have attorney relationships across the United States and overseas, which allows us to offer services beyond our borders here in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Establishing The Right Business Entity For Maximum Tax Benefits

There are distinct tax advantages in taking the time to review different types of business entities. Structuring your new enterprise or restructuring your existing business can protect your interests and save on taxes. Our attorneys can help you select a business entity suitable to your goals, including:

  • Corporations
  • Nonstock corporations, tax-exempt nonstock corporations
  • Limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Limited partnerships
  • Joint ventures
  • General partnerships, sole proprietorships and other forms of unincorporated organizations

Registration and annual filing requirements can be complicated. Let our team handle these details for you.

We regularly assist our clients to address issues of:

  • Tax treatment
  • Securities laws
  • Liability
  • Protection
  • Funding incentives
  • Exit strategies
  • Employee incentive compensation

We can help you with corporate acquisitions and restructurings, including asset and stock purchases, tax-motivated mergers and employee stock ownership structuring.

Sophisticated Counsel Can Extend The Lifecycle Of Your Business

Contact Gorman & Williams today in Baltimore at 410-929-1921, in Washington, D.C., at 202-990-7611, or send us an email to schedule a consultation. Put our experience to work and protect your business interests.