Maryland Business Attorneys and Commercial Transaction Lawyers
Business Formation, Organization and Restructuring. Business Operations, Agreements and Commercial Transaction.
The Maryland Business Attorneys at Cowie & Mott provide legal advice and representation to businesses of all types, large and small. From international corporations to local start-ups, we can handle the formation of the business entity (corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships) and preparation of shareholder agreements, operating agreements, or partnership agreements that help avoid future internal business disputes over governance, direction or dissolution of a company. Our Maryland business attorneys and Maryland business lawyers can also assist in the purchase or sale of a business or the restructuring an existing company to bring on new partners or investment. We can also assist in obtaining the necessary consultants and expertise take your company public.
Like our business clients, we are business owners and investors with practical business experience. We understand cost-benefit ratios involved in legal representation. Cowie & Mott is able to handle all levels of complexity in busines transactions and business litigation. We take pride in our hard work, persitence, intellectual sophistication and practical “know-how”.
An example of business and commercial transactions we provide include:
- Business reorganization and restructuring
- Sale or purchase of businesses
- Service agreements
- Purchase Agreements
- Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
- Buy/sell agreements (restrictive stock transfer agreements)
- Stock option agreements
- Protection of Intellectual property rights
- Licensing agreements
- IT service agreements
- Non-disclosure agreements
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Contract negotiation and preparation
- Corporate governance
- Organizational documents
- Corporate restructuring
- Investor agreement
- Employment agreements
- Business & commercial law consulting
- Employment contracts
- Intellectual property and licensing agreements
- Trademarks and copyrights
- Technology and software development agreements
Minimizing the Risk of Liability and Business Dispute Resolution
We advise businesses how to minimize liability. In some cases, however, internal business disputes cannot be resolved. Likewise, most businesses will face external legal challenges from other competeing businesses, former employees, government agencies, vendors and others. In these circumstances, the Maryland Business Attorneys and Maryland Business lawyers at Cowie & Mott can negotiate a resolution on your behalf or, if necessary, aggressively and competently assert your rights and defenses in litigation. See Business Disputes and Litigation.