McEwen Gisvold's business department represents clients engaged in diverse industries, including insurance, printing, ranching, construction, manufacturing, lending, and real estate, as well as nonprofit institutions and organizations.
Our advice includes which entity structure is most appropriate, and we organize corporations (including nonprofit corporations), partnerships and limited liability companies. McEwen Gisvold's lawyers assist in the sale or purchase of stock or assets of various business entities; prepare and review contracts, including contracts for sale or purchase of real and personal property, employment agreements, license agreements, marketing agreements, leases, etc.; and advise as to authority and related issues affecting governance of the entities.
We also protect business names and intellectual property, including federal trademark and service mark registration. We have significant experience in advising clients in the areas of mortgage lending and borrowing, purchase and sale of real property and other issues connected with ownership of property, such as leases, easements, licenses and covenants and conditions. Our lawyers have experience in advising clients about environmental regulatory compliance and remediation of environmental contamination. We represent clients in administrative hearings before state agencies, and assist in licensing issues.