Our clients represent a variety of sizes, industries, and needs. From agriculture to business-to-business service provision, retail, and manufacturing, we work with businesses ranging in size from sole proprietorships to 300-employee establishments. Whether you’re preparing to open your doors, looking to grow, or tending to your business’s future, we’re prepared to give you the support and advice you need to make wise, timely decisions.
Learn more about our approach to business law:
Selling or Buying a Business
We work with our clients on the issues surrounding business transitions such as the sale of a business to the client’s children or the acquisition of a business by their employees. We provide counsel on negotiating and documenting the critical terms of a business sale or acquisition, including exploring financing options, determining an acceptable purchase price, coming up with alternative payment scenarios, and setting up a buy-sell or voting agreement.
We advise our clients on various commercial transactions, including the preparation and interpretations of all manner of purchase and sale agreements. These may include orders, invoices, agreements for sale of a specific product or service, and agreements for licensing of a protected idea or product.
Organization & Incorporation
Tax & Business Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions
Moomaw, Mesirow & Godfrey has the experience and knowledge to efficiently and effectively move M&A transactions to beneficial terms that are best for our client. We serve clients from companies at all stages of development, from start-ups to large companies, in a wide variety of industries.
Our lawyers work hard to anticipate and address the demands of M&A transactions. Our experience covers:
- Strategic Acquisitions and Dispositions
- Private Equity Transactions
- Leveraged Buyouts
- Financing and Restructuring
- Stocks and Asset Sales
- Post-transaction Planning and Documentation
Moomaw, Mesirow & Godfrey counsels business owners as they contemplate reducing their involvement in daily operations. We understand the issues that arise in these transitions, and we provide guidance that helps clients identify their goals and determine how to best accomplish them.
Our experienced team of attorneys has extensive experience dealing with organizational structure, gift and estate planning, taxes, compensation strategies, and mergers and acquisitions. Our personalized approach to business succession planning helps clients make smart succession decisions that benefit the owner, their company, the owner’s family, and employees.
Succession planning requires a longer timeframe than other business transactions, typically one to two years. Don’t hesitate to begin planning your succession; call MM&G to begin the process today.
Corporate and Business Governance
Moomaw, Mesirow & Godfrey provides corporate and business governance services to a diverse range of businesses. When we conduct annual meetings of board members, LLC members, and officers, we structure sessions efficiently in order to outline strategies that align with stakeholder interests while fostering relationships between participants.
Our team is comprised of experienced consultants who work closely with the board and management of public, private, and non-profit organizations on governance issues.