Business Attorneys and Corporate Lawyers

Sands Anderson represents businesses through every phase of corporate life. We provide all types of corporate legal advice to clients ranging from family-owned businesses to private companies with multiple locations to newly-organized enterprises to public corporations. Our clients are engaged in a variety of enterprises including manufacturing, retail sales, real estate development, building construction, mortgage finance and servicing, merchant banking and securities, retail and commercial lending, health care, building and landscape design, technology and professional services. Our business and corporate lawyers represent numerous corporations engaged in regulated industries, such as insurance, banking, public utilities and health care.

Sands Anderson works closely with clients to avoid litigation exposure, manage litigation should it arise and develop solutions that take into account both business and legal concerns. Our corporate and business attorneys in Virginia and North Carolina work with clients and their other consultants to cost-effectively structure and implement a wide range of corporate transactions, such as:

  •     Asset and stock sales and acquisitions
  •     Business formations
  •     Business restructurings
  •     ERISA and other compliance audits
  •     Executive compensation plans
  •     Franchise agreements
  •     Joint ventures
  •     Leasing agreements
  •     Licensing agreements
  •     Mergers and acquisitions and related due diligence
  •     Officer, director, shareholder and employment agreements
  •     Project financings
  •     Recapitalizations
  •     Reorganizations
  •     Securities arbitrations
  •     Tax exempt status applications

We assist businesses with all aspects of corporate governance and help clients form and structure partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.  Our business attorneys help companies obtain financing using a wide array of public and private debt and equity instruments.  We draft and negotiate contracts with customers, vendors and distributors, handle legislative , administrative and regulator matters and assist with collections and creditors' rights issues.

Sands Anderson's North Carolina and Virginia business lawyers assist clients in tax planning and apply their expertise to recommend the structure of business transactions to achieve favorable tax results.  We also advise executive officers and owners on issues such as estate planning, severance and compensation issues and succession planning.

The firm's attorneys frequently work with in-house counsel and also act as general counsel for small and mid-sized companies.  Where appropriate, we are able to draw on the expertise of our lawyers who have experience of lawyers who experience in real estate, construction, alternative dispute resolution, employment and bankruptcy law and litigation.

The business and corporate attorneys of Sands Anderson serve clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic from our offices in Virginia and North Carolina.

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