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Business and Commercial Transactions

New York Business and Commercial Law Attorney

In the face of economic challenges and lost jobs, the American dream of business ownership grows only stronger. Increasing numbers of New Yorkers are considering the option of going into business for themselves.

At the Law Office of Steven A. Campanaro, we have helped countless clients make their dreams reality. From formation to dissolution, our firm has the resources required to assist individuals to achieve their goal of business ownership as well as guide existing businesses through all the legal questions and issues they face on a daily basis. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation about your business law needs.

Starting a Business

Making a decision to start a business is exciting, but it requires a significant amount of planning. After you have a business plan, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney to ensure that you have all the necessary legal protections in place to get your business started on the right foot. As a business and commercial law firm, we can provide you with all the legal services you need to get your new business operating. Click here to learn more about the legal services we provide to individuals looking to start a new business.

Purchasing a Business

Many people choose to pursue the option of purchasing an existing business. As a New York businessman and lawyer, attorney Steven Campanaro understands the anxieties many people face when considering the purchase of a company. He will listen to your goals, help you assess your resources and needs, and evaluate your options. Once you have made a decision to move forward, you can depend on our firm to guide you through the process and provide the legal counsel and representation needed to purchase and operate your newly acquired business, including preparing the necessary agreements and obtaining any required licenses.

Before moving ahead with any decision to purchase an existing small or medium-sized business, or entering into an oral or written business agreement, speak with our lawyer, attorney Steven Campanaro, first. He can help you avoid common pitfalls and realize lesser known benefits associated with purchasing a business in any industry, including retail, food service, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, real estate, and health and beauty.

Operating a Business

Maintaining daily operations of a company can be overwhelming for both new and veteran business owners, especially when compliance concerns or business disputes arise. Our goal is to provide guidance so you can confidently focus your attention on building your business while we handle the legal details. Our office handles most legal issues confronting businesses and is experienced in negotiating and drafting all types of business agreements, including:

  • Commercial lease agreements
  • Financing agreements and secured transactions
  • Noncompete agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Confidentiality/nondisclosure agreements
  • Equipment leases
  • Vendor contracts
  • General business contracts for the sale and purchase of goods and equipment
  • Shareholder agreements

Should the time come for you to sell your business, to transfer assets and/or management to heirs, or to dissolve the entity, we are capable and ready to guide you through each step while protecting your best interests.

Business Disputes

While we work alongside businesses from startup through legal counseling and transactions, we are also experienced in asserting our clients' rights in litigation. We have extensive experience in litigating all types of business disputes. Please see our business litigation page for more information or contact our office to set up a free consultation.

Complimentary Consultation

To realize your business ownership dreams while protecting your rights and minimizing future risks, contact our firm to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Affordable legal solutions for your business needs • Free initial consultation • Contact Steven A. Campanaro to speak with an experienced White Plains, New York, business startup and commercial law attorney

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Law Office of Steven A. Campanaro
244 Westchester Avenue, Suite 410
White Plains, New York 10604
Telephone: (914) 686-0634
Fax: (914) 684-9108
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