Corporate LawAt Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP, we’re more than lawyers. We are trusted business advisors. We have a keen understanding of how closely held, entrepreneurial businesses operate. This means that we can offer practical, business-savvy legal advice that will help your company thrive – and allow you to take home more money at the end of the year.
The corporate practice group is led by David N. Milner, an attorney who worked as a CPA for over 10 years prior to starting his law practice. As a result of his broad expertise in tax, finance and business law, Mr. Milner often functions as general counsel and/or chief financial officer for his clients.
ServicesOur corporate practice area offers the following services, among others:
- Formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships
- Negotiation and preparation of:
- Stockholder agreements
- Operating agreements
- Business contracts
- Employment agreements
- Deferred compensation agreements including qualified and non-qualified stock option plans
- Buy/sell agreements
- Corporate governance
- Purchase and sale of business interests
- Tax planning and compliance
- Dissolutions and liquidations
- Real estate relations
- Succession planning
Why We Are BetterOur corporate practice distinguishes itself from other firms in the following ways:
Tax expertise – We have substantial experience in structuring tax-favorable agreements. Our work often results in clients realizing substantial additional after-tax income.
We understand entrepreneurs – We understand the unique needs and concerns of closely held businesses. As a result, we can offer you the exact type of practical advice and representation that you need to operate and grow your business.
A complete team – Our firm has a culture where our attorneys work together as a tightly knit team. This means that, if necessary, we can instantly assemble a team of lawyers with the specialized knowledge, skills and experience that you need.