The business and corporate attorneys at Rodgers Kee & Pearson, P.S. have been advising and representing small business owners in Olympia and the South Sound for 30 years. As small business owners ourselves, we are aware of the challenges involved in starting and maintaining a successful business. Our goal in every legal matter is to deal with the issues in the most expeditious and efficient manner, enabling you to focus on running your business.
Business Entity Formation and Corporate Governance
If you are just starting out in business, deciding what type of entity to form can have a significant impact on many aspects of the business, including how you and the company are taxed, the exposure to liability for the company and its owners, and issues of management, control, succession and dissolution. Washington state offers many chooses of corporate forms, including subchapter S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and more.
We take the time to learn your needs and goals before advising you on your different options. We handle all the necessary paperwork and filings to get your business up and running on a sound legal footing. We are also there throughout the life of your company, helping to make sure that corporate laws and regulatory compliance requirements are met.
Our experienced corporate lawyers engage in negotiating, drafting and reviewing business contracts across a wide range of occupations and industries, including healthcare, architectural, engineering, accounting and legal professions, restaurants, computer software, and real estate development. Our transactional experience includes the following matters, among others:
- Real and Personal Property Leases
- Employment Agreements
- Loan Agreements
- Asset Purchase Agreements
- Stock Purchase Agreements
- Condominium Organizational Documents
Business and Corporate Litigation
Breach of contract claims and allegations of business torts are inescapable facts that touch every business at one time or another. When you become involved in a contract dispute or other matter that requires legal intervention to resolve, you want to make sure that your rights are protected and that your best interests are represented, with the goal of an efficient and favorable resolution. These are our goals too, and we utilize our negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation skills to tackle each problem in the manner that will achieve the most positive results.
A Team of Experienced Washington Business Lawyers
At Rodgers Kee & Pearson, P.S. our firm takes a team approach toward meeting client needs and goals. Our business and corporate practice is led primarily by Scott Kee, Heather Christenson, Joe Frawley and Dick Ditlevson, each of whom have particular experience and expertise in different facets of business and commercial law. Let our team help you with your legal needs across the spectrum of business and corporate law. Contact Rodgers Kee & Pearson, P.S. to speak with one of our business law attorneys.