Corporation, Partnership & LLC Planning
Fort Lauderdale Business Lawyer

At Zimmerman & Associates – Fort Lauderdale Business Lawyers, we advise and represent companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services. We can help you at startup, exit and every stage in between.
Business Startup Services
The success of a business depends to a large degree on proper planning at startup. We can assist in the formation of legally sound business entities and devise strategies to achieve your short and long-term goals. As Fort Lauderdale business lawyers, our services in this area include:

  • C-corporation formation
  • S-corporation formation
  • Limited liability company (LLC) formation
  • Partnership formation (including LLP)
  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases
  • Joint ventures

Buying and Selling a Business
As Fort Lauderdale business lawyers, we can guide you through the multi-stage process of buying or selling a business in all of the following areas and more:

  • Advising on the structure of the transaction
  • Negotiation of terms and drafting of the deal memorandum
  • Advising sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during the due diligence process
  • Advising buyers on conducting legal due diligence
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the extensive documentation involved in a business transaction, such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and security agreements

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts
As Fort Lauderdale business lawyers, we regularly help business owners draft, review, and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Service contracts
  • Releases and waivers
  • Property agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Operating agreements