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Business and Commercial


Legal services customized for your business needs

From local entrepreneurs to national corporations, our Business and Commercial Practice Group has provided the highest-caliber legal services to a broad spectrum of successful enterprises. Whether you need expert advice on taxation, structuring, or planning, assistance with legal documentation, or even need to take advantage of our exceptional litigation skills, our attorneys have the experience to deliver the results your business needs to succeed.

When you work with Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett you get a team of attorneys dedicated to seeing your company excel. We focus on building relationships by providing businesses with the most effective solutions to the unique challenges each faces. We’ll help you strengthen your business, protect your assets, and confidently adapt to the constantly changing legal and commercial environment.

Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Commercial loan documentation
  • Conventional and governmentally subsidized transactions
  • Business reorganizations and liquidations

Closely Held Business Entities

  • StructuringContract drafting and negotiation
  • Shareholder and employment matters
  • Succession and estate planning

Commercial Lending

  • Legal counsel for both borrowers and lenders

Corporate Formation and Governance

  • Entity structuring and selection
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Expert corporate and tax advice
  • Asset acquisitions
  • Stock acquisitions
  • Consolidations
  • Restructuring
  • Roll ups
  • Venture capital infusions
  • Take-overs
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Spin-offs

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Qualification and maintenance of tax-exempt status
  • Corporate planning
  • Business transactions
  • Charitable giving

Partnerships, Joint Ventures, and Franchises

  • Formation and operation of partnerships and joint ventures
  • Issuance and qualification of securities
  • Private placement of debt and equity securities
  • Venture capital financing
  • Compliance filings
  • Representation in arbitration proceedings


  • Counseling and representation
  • Real estate
  • Corporate tax
  • Individual and estate planning
  • Partnership transactions

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