Start a Business With the Right Legal Foundation
Business formation is important to each business owner. With the multitude of different types of legal entities to choose from under modern state law business organization statutes, including Texas under the Texas Business Organizations Code, the selection of what business entity structure is right for each client can be a very time-consuming and challenging task. The process can usually be greatly shortened, and the appropriate type of legal entity quickly selected, with the assistance of legal counsel knowledgeable about choice of entity considerations, including particularly the U.S. income tax implications associated with each type of legal entity and the asset protection features available with each type of entity structure.
Robert M. Mendell, a Board Certified Tax Lawyer and an Attorney CPA, has over 35 years of experience representing business entities regarding their legal and tax matters.
Formation of Business Entities
Robert M. Mendell, Board Certified in Tax Law, has been involved in the formation and representation of hundreds of business entities in and out of the State of Texas. The firm specializes in entity selection for new business organization formation, utilizing liability protection features and tax-advantaged structuring, including S corporations, C corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships (LLP), joint ventures, general partnerships, professional corporations (PC), professional limited liability companies (PLLC), and professional associations (PA).
For more in-depth analysis regarding entity selection, see the following legal seminar handouts prepared by the law firm of Robert M. Mendell, Attorney at Law, P.C.:
Depending on the type of legal entity formed, the firm will be involved in the preparation of the various formation documents associated with the type of entity selected. For corporations, such documents may include Certificates of Formation, Bylaws, Organizational Consent Actions, Shareholder Agreements, Buy-Sale Agreements, Formation Agreements, and Stock Certificates. Documents for limited liability companies may include Certificates of Formation, Company Agreements, Initial Managers Consent, Initial Members Consent, Buy-Sale Agreements, and Formation Agreements. Partnerships usually entail the preparation of a Partnership Agreement in the case of a general partnership, a Joint Venture Agreement in the case of a joint venture, and a Certificate of Formation and a Limited Partnership Agreement in the case of a limited partnership.
- List of Business Organizations Seminars presented by Robert M. Mendell
Business Contracts, Loan Documents, Employment Agreements
In connection with the formation of a business entity or with regard to the ongoing representation of business entities, a business organizations attorney will be involved in the preparation and negotiation of various ancillary business documents. The Houston law firm of Robert M. Mendell, Attorney at Law, P.C. assists business clients in the preparation and negotiation of various business related documents, including employment agreements, nondisclosure agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements, office leases, loan documents, promissory notes, security agreements, customer contracts, client engagement letters, and other substantial business contracts of the business enterprise.
Private Placement Offering Memoranda
Through his career spanning in excess of 35 years, Mr. Mendell has prepared private placement offering memoranda for real estate projects totaling in excess of $200 million dollars in real estate value.
Legal Representation is an Ongoing Process for Business Enterprises
The initial organization and ongoing legal representation of a new business venture can be very important to a business entity's continuing success and the selection of proper legal counsel can be a crucial consideration. Robert M. Mendell, with over 35 years of experience representing business entities, is a Board Certified Tax Attorney and Lawyer CPA. Contact our office by e-mail or by calling 713-888-0700.