Business Formation
Business formation attorneyStarting a business is an exciting time full of dreams, aspirations, and of course, at least a little bit of fear. Regardless of whether it is a home-based, small business or a large industrial operation a business owner will face multiple legal issues including formation, employment contracts, vendor contracts, and real estate issues to name a few.  No matter if it is your first start-up or you are growing an existing franchise chain it is important to have experienced legal counsel to guide the process.

Whether it is a sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation or nonprofit, George∙Gesten∙McDonald guides new business owners through the formation process by providing advice on the laws and requirements of the state and local governments, offer counsel regarding the myriad of compliance issues, supply assistance in hiring, employee relations and human resource management, and support the owners in the opening and operating of a business. As your business develops our attorneys can provide advice and counsel on expansion, complex transactions, succession planning and numerous other aspects of owning and growing your business.

Our attorneys are skilled at all aspects of forming, developing, expanding, and exiting an existing business.  The firm is committed to working with business owners to support them in the earliest chapters through the maturation of the business. Our mission is to provide effective solutions for business owners in need of legal advice and guidance by getting to know your business’ mission, it’s goals, and the difficulties your business may be facing in meeting those goals.  George∙Gesten∙McDonald also offers creative fee agreements so that all new business owners may have access to the legal advice he or she needs to get started on a path to personal and financial success.
Our Business Formation Practice Group is led by Ryan D. Gesten, who has been assisting business owners for over 15 years.

Our Business Formation services include:

  • Articles of Organization;
  • Articles of Incorporation;
  • Business Entity Formation;
  • Corporate Partnerships;
  • Professional Corporations;
  • Shareholder Agreements;
  • Operating Agreements;
  • Partnership Agreements;
  • Business Sales & Acquisitions;
  • Contract Review;
  • Employment Agreements;
  • Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Agreements;
  • Non-Compete Agreements; and
  • Business Registration.
​How do I get started?
Call us toll free at (833) 346-3587 to speak with a member of our Business Litigation Practice Group for your free consultation.  

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9897 Lake Worth Road
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Lake Worth, FL 33463
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102 Half Moon Bay Drive
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
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Virginia Office

5516 Falmouth Street
Suite 108
Richmond, VA 23230
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Affiliated Office in Guangzhou

14/F., Industrial Bank Building
101 Tianhe Road
Guangzhou, PR China 510620
Phone: 0086-20-8560 8818
Fax:  0086-20-3898 8393