As emerging and middle market companies grow, their officers and managers need savvy and prompt legal advice on all aspects of their businesses. They want legal assistance that is both innovative and practical. Putney Twombly’s corporate and commercial practice is known for delivering prompt, practical, hands-on service. Most of our corporate and commercial clients are privately owned companies, and our advice affects many aspects of their businesses and financial lives.
We assist executives and entrepreneurs in determining which kind of entity best suits their goals in a start-up business, and we help them in the initial formation of a corporation, partnership, joint venture, or limited liability company. We guide and advise them in establishing arrangements with their co-founders, other shareholders or partners. We build close personal relationships with our clients, who know they can always speak to the partner-in-charge.
Combining a keen business sense with astute legal advice, we steer our clients through all stages of their corporate and commercial lives, including acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, issuance of new stock, mergers, dissolutions, negotiation of commercial agreements, and negotiation of financing relationships. We provide advice regarding director and shareholder meetings and disputes, and compliance with federal and state securities laws. We strive to address the difficult problems facing our commercial clients in the manner and with the skill best tailored to their specific needs.