Corporate Law

Corporate Law

At 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.


Our 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 Better

Our 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.