Business Legal Counsel That Is Responsive, Accessible And Affordable
Every business owner needs legal advice and representation at some point. Most small businesses and entrepreneurs can’t afford (and often don’t need) dedicated in-house counsel, but hiring an attorney on an ad-hoc basis can be frustrating. Thankfully, there is a solution that meets your needs affordably and efficiently.
Smith McDowell & Powell, A Law Corporation, serves as general outside counsel to hundreds of entrepreneurs and businesses of all types and sizes. Our lawyers can assist you not only in selecting the most advantageous structure for your business but also in overseeing all necessary corporate maintenance and in drafting all documents needed during operation.
How Can Our Firm Help Your Business?
SMP’s lawyers have organized and represented hundreds of corporations (both S and C corporations alike), nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships, general partnerships and sole proprietorships in a variety of business areas. We are skilled in nearly any form of business transaction, including:
- Business formation
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Business financing
- Securities offerings
- Joint ventures
- Buy-sell protection
- Intellectual property protection
- Licensing agreements
- Employment agreements
Skilled, Trial-Ready Representation When You Need It
On the litigation side, SMP’s thorough lawyers are also seasoned at handling all forms of commercial conflicts, such as:
- Breach of contract actions
- Fraud claims
- Trade secret litigation
- Business torts
- Unfair competition claims
- Shareholder disputes
- Insurance coverage issues
We are ready to vigorously represent your interests in all California state and federal courtrooms. SMP’s lawyers tirelessly prosecute and defend lawsuits for clients in an efficient and effective manner, while providing candid advice throughout.
Serving Clients Throughout Northern California
Smith McDowell & Powell is based in Sacramento, and we also frequently represent clients in the Bay Area and throughout Northern California. To discuss your legal matter with us during an initial consultation, call 916-569-8100 or fill out our online contact form.