Business, Contracts & Commercial Transactions

We regularly provide legal advice in connection with a variety of business matters and commercial transactions. Great Lakes Legal Group has diverse experience in representing clients at all stages of business development, including formation, transactions, compliance, restructurings and dissolutions.  We also assist clients in business planning and long term strategy. Some of the areas we

Business, Contracts & Commercial Transactions

We regularly provide legal advice in connection with a variety of business matters and commercial transactions.

Great Lakes Legal Group has diverse experience in representing clients at all stages of business development, including formation, transactions, compliance, restructurings and dissolutions.  We also assist clients in business planning and long term strategy. Some of the areas we serve our business clients in include the following:

  • Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other business entities, including assistance in determining which form of organization to utilize
  • Nonprofit formation, implementation of best practices and obtaining 501(c)(3) status
  • Resident agent services
  • Employment and human resource matters, such as personnel  policies, unemployment matters and guidelines for internal investigations
  • State and local licensing matters

From small retail businesses to multi-member corporations providing professional services, GLLG has extensive experience in drafting, analyzing, negotiating and enforcing agreements that fit each client’s specific needs. Some of the types of agreements we handle include but are not limited to:

  • employment agreements
  • license agreements
  • lease agreements
  • confidentiality agreements
  • sales agreements under the Uniform Commercial Code
  • partnership agreements
  • operating agreements
  • shareholder agreements
  • joint venture agreements
  • strategic alliance agreements
  • consultant agreements

  • independent contractor agreements
  • management agreements
  • nondisclosure agreements
  • nonsolicitation and noncompete agreements
  • letters of intent (binding and non-binding)
  • settlement agreements
  • liability releases
  • arbitration agreements