Corporate Governance and Business Organizations and Planning

With more than 130 years counseling businesses, Chambliss knows that the key to a successful business is a well-developed strategy. The firm’s business lawyers offer strategic guidance and planning to corporate executives, boards and committees of public, private, family-owned and nonprofit organization for a wide range of corporate governance and business planning initiatives.

From the formation and organization of business entities, through the financing, capitalization, and reorganization of those entities, to the sale, dissolution and liquidation of those entities, Chambliss lawyers provide planning and design, negotiation, if needed, and transaction documentation and execution. Chambliss lawyers have a specific focus on corporate controls, compliance assessment, transparency and planning.

Members of the Business Practice Section handle all forms of legal transactions with the following kinds of business entities:

  • Corporations - for profit - C corporations & S corporations
  • Corporations - nonprofit
  • General partnerships
  • Limited liability companies - member managed, board or manager managed, and single member
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Professional entities (PC, PLLC)

Chambliss’ services include:

  • Allocation and distribution structures
  • Asset acquisitions and purchase transactions
  • Asset protection plans
  • Business succession planning
  • Contract negotiation
  • Cross entity conversions
  • E-business
  • Family business plans
  • Leveraged capital financing
  • Mergers and combinations
  • Private placement transactions
  • Recapitalization and refinancing transactions
  • Reorganizations and equity exchanges
  • Spin-off transactions
  • Venture capital financing