Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller General Business Representative Matters - Bellevue Real Estate Commercial Business Attorneys and Services

 
Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller P.S.
2229 - 112th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Bellevue, Washington 98004-2936
Phone: 425.454.3374
Fax: 425.454.0087
hbld@hansonbaker.com

Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller General Business Representative Matters Representative Matters: General Business

  • Business Succession Planning.  Represented father in establishing a limited liability company to hold investment real estate and to develop a business plan for his daughters to locate and manage the properties, and a gifting plan to take advantage of available discounts in value.
  • Business Succession Planning.  Represented mother in establishing limited liability company and selling fractional interests to her children using a self-canceling promissory note, to save estate tax.
  • Business Succession Planning.  Represented individuals in establishing a gifting plan to reduce estate tax liability and ensure an orderly succession of the business following the parents' deaths.
  • Contracts, Licenses and Agreements.  Prepared a standard form equipment lease, including specially customized insurance and indemnification provisions; designed a form that was easy to use and understand, while still providing the necessary elements to protect the client and maintain commercial reasonability.
  • Employment Issues.  Represented school for hearing disabled children in drafting employee handbook and contracts for teachers.
  • Employment Issues.   Represented terminated employee in negotiating severance agreement.
  • Employment Issues.   Represented employer in establishing employee handbook and office procedures to reduce risk of discrimination.
  • Employment Issues.   Prepared confidentiality agreement in conjunction with non-compete agreements.
  • Entity Selection, Formation and Maintenance.   Advised a multi-national European technology company in its first foray into the U.S. on the choice of entity and related operational and U.S. business customs issues; advised client regarding a number of issues including comparing the effect of entity choice on asset protection, management, tax matters and personnel and day-to-day operations.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.   Represented restaurant owners in seller-financed asset sale of 3 franchised stores.  Helped prepare due diligence materials for delivery to buyer.  Dealt with landlords on lease assignments.  Conducted closing.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.   Represented physician in multi-million dollar asset sale.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.   Represented local manufacturing business in acquisition of out-of-state manufacturer and reorganized corporation to incorporate new business as a subsidiary.