The attorneys at Rick Ruz, PLLC pride themselves on catering to the complete needs of its business and corporate clients from inception to final sale or dissolution. Whether it is an entity formation, merger, acquisition or an important business transaction, we take the time to learn as much as possible about our clients and their respective businesses in order to best serve them in achieving their individualized goals.
The type of legal entity chosen can be critical to a business’s success. Rick Ruz, PLLC helps its clients choose the most appropriate business entity type given the goals for the client’s business (i.e., tax consequences & exposures, risk management, exit strategies etc.). Where a business entity has already been previously created, Rick Ruz, PLLC can assist the client in analyzing whether the optimal business entity was chosen and assist the client in reorganizing where appropriate.
Types of business formations include the following:
Once an appropriate business entity is selected, Rick Ruz, PLLC handles all aspects of the formation, such as registration, documentation, preparation of minute books and stock certificates, preparation of essential agreements, and obtaining any licenses or zoning variances that may be needed.
Rick Ruz, PLLC advises and represents its clients regarding any and all important business transactions to maximize the value of the business and minimize litigation exposure. Such relevant transactions oftentimes include: employment contracts; employee benefit packages; equipment and other capital purchases; products and supplies, structuring investments; and collections.
Mergers and acquisitions
Rick Ruz, PLLC represents both acquiring companies and target companies in mergers and acquisitions. Structuring the optimal acquisition often requires experience in multiple disciplines, including corporate law, securities and taxes. We draw from the strengths of our attorneys, and our network of attorneys, accountants, and other advisors to effectively assist our clients in the process. We conduct the necessary due diligence review essential to protect our clients from hidden liabilities. We negotiate the transaction terms, prepare the closing documents, and complete the transaction with minimal business interruption and cost.