The Firm provides extensive services with respect to a broad range of business transactions. It consults with clients in determining appropriate entities for use in their business ventures, financing and capitalization alternatives, and related tax consequences. Members of the section advise both small and large companies, including real estate concerns and venture capital organizations.
In addition, the Firm's attorneys advise clients on various types of business transactions including substantive law and tax issues encountered in the acquisition and sale of business ventures and business assets, the reorganization of corporations and partnerships, and problems confronting the nonresident investors conducting business in the United States. These include problems encountered in connection with the purchase and sale of products and services, in relations with employees and customers, and with governmental and regulatory agencies.
The Firm's corporate attorneys also represent corporations and other business clients in connection with private offerings of securities, licenses, franchises and distributorships, mergers, acquisitions, and general business planning. The attorneys counsel individuals with respect to shareholder and partnership agreements, employment agreements, and executive compensation packages.
The Firm's tax lawyers are qualified to counsel both corporate clients and individuals in the never ending quest to minimize tax liability. The Firm represents both individuals and entities in obtaining letter rulings from the IRS. Crain, Caton & James offers its client both the necessary multi-disciplinary depth in areas of corporate governances, securities, tax-law, real estate, and employment law and the access beyond of a mid-size firm environment.