The attorneys in the Business Section of Curtin & Heefner LLP provide legal advice and representation focused on the distinct concerns of banks, municipal authorities, corporations and other business organizations on a wide range of commercial matters including:

Business Formation

Our business attorneys assist clients to identify and select the formal corporate structure that most closely aligns with their business, financial and tax objectives. We provide advice regarding proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations, and perform drafting and filing of appropriate documents and papers, and assist in resolving shareholder, partner and related business disputes.

Mergers, Sales and Acquisitions

We represent buyers and sellers, and negotiate on their behalf in sales, acquisitions, mergers and leveraged buyouts. Our attorneys draft, review and advise on sale and merger contracts and provide tax advice on contract terms. Whether developing an exit strategy, assessing asset and stock purchase options, or selling, buying or transferring control of a business, we deliver practical, sound advice to ensure company operations can continue smoothly, and without costly interruptions.

General Business Consultation

Our attorneys provide advice and counsel on matters affecting routine business operations, including negotiating and review of leases and property purchases; drafting and review of contracts such as employment contracts, non-compete agreements and all types of business contracts; and structuring and review of executive compensation plans. We additionally assist in development and deployment of legal protections for trade secrets and proprietary business intelligence.

Administrative and Authority Law

Our attorneys represent business clients before local, state and federal licensing and regulatory boards and agencies. We have significant experience in negotiating, arbitrating and litigating matters before the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the Public Utility Commission, the Securities Commission, Banking Department, Insurance Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Occupational Safety and Health Commission.