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Employee Benefits ERISA Practice nbsp The employee benefits group consists of the ERISA attorneys from Thorson McDonald Whitman amp Curnutt

Business Planning

Financial goals liability concerns regulatory compliance and tax minimization are among the many factors to consider when forming and operating

Business Transactions

Our Business Transactions attorneys regularly represent both small and large companies in a wide range of business transactions whether on


Employment law can be a tricky area for employers or individuals to navigate alone Our Employment Law attorneys assist both

Trusts & Estates

Estate Planning Our estate planning attorneys provide services to administer family assets from generation to generation Step by step we

Guardianship/Vulnerable Adult Actions

Our guardianship attorneys work extensively in the creation administration and termination of guardianships This typically involves assisting clients to establish


Under some circumstances it is more efficient to resolve a dispute outside of the formal courtroom setting Our Mediation attorneys

Tax Planning

Due to the complexity of issues we firmly believe that tax planning should rarely if ever be done in isolation

International Tax

In an interconnected world many businesses and individuals have assets outside of their home country Whether you are located inside

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is an extremely valuable asset for certain individuals and businesses Our Intellectual Property attorneys can help you identify

Real Estate

Our Real Estate attorneys offer a range of commercial real estate services to individuals businesses and organizations Our clients include

Business Planning

Financial goals, liability concerns, regulatory compliance, and tax minimization are among the many factors to consider when forming and operating a business. Our Business Planning attorneys have experience working with companies of all sizes. We recognize that every business has specific goals, and we tailor our services to best achieve those goals. For example, our attorneys have experience in:

  •  Formation and entity decisions
       S Corporation
       Limited Liability Company
       Limited Partnership
       Limited Liability Partnership
       General Partnership
       Professional entities
       Nonprofit entities, including related tax-exempt filings
       Sole Proprietorship
  • Drafting business agreements
      Buy’sell and shareholder agreements
      Employment contracts and incentive arrangements
      Independent contractor agreements
      Executive compensation agreements
       Noncompete, nonsolicitation and other restrictive covenant agreements
      Confidentiality (nondisclosure) agreements
      Joint venture agreements
      Arbitration agreements
      Commercial leases and other real estate contracts
  • Asset management and protection
  • Entity formalities
  • Liability concerns
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax planning
      State and Federal ruling requests
  • Ownership, management, and succession
  • Governing documentation
      Corporate articles of incorporation, bylaws, and shareholder’s agreements
      Voting trusts
      LLC certificates of formation and operating/LLC agreements
      Partnership agreements
  • Registered Agent services


Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Mehrdad Ghassemieh

Laura L. Weselmann

Robert D. Pentimonti

Shad O. McOmber

Erik M. Walters

Sam Chung