Our corporate practice involves the entire spectrum of business counseling, including representation of businesses from their formation through their growth and to possible sale. We are experienced in counseling companies in all phases of their business practices, including:
Distressed Asset and Workout
Our extensive experience in guiding developers through several real estate cycles, there are familiar lender patterns involving real estate projects in or nearing default. There is opportunity for the implementation of strategies and planning as part of a workout or in anticipation of litigation or bankruptcy. Let us help you evaluate your options.
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
In good and bad times, borrowers default on their financial obligations. For those affected, legal representation is critical. Our approach to creditor/debtor rights representation is designed to maximize benefits to clients while reducing legal expenses and litigation risks. We appreciate the value of avoiding litigation with speedy alternative dispute resolution. After a thorough review and analysis of your situation, we develop a tough litigation strategy – while at the same time pursuing a reasonable negotiated settlement.
Business planning and consulting
Our corporate practice includes the entire spectrum of business counseling, from representation of businesses from their formation through their growth and to possible sale. We are experienced in counseling companies in all phases of their business practices.
We advise businesses of every size in a wide variety of business transactions. We advise clients on finance transactions, labor & employment, real property, non-compete agreements, trade secret protection, and due diligence related to acquisitions and financing.
Company Formation and Structure
Matthews & Jones, LLP has helped hundreds of businesses get off the ground, and we continue to watch these businesses succeed regionally, nationally and globally. When forming a company, it’s imperative to establish the right business entity to operate under. We believe an attorney can best guide you through the process of structuring your company by taking a hands-on-approach. Getting to know you, your business and the goals of your business are both essential and crucial when designing the legal framework of your company.
Foreign Investment/International Transactions
In today’s interdependent world, large businesses are increasingly playing on a global stage. Navigating complex international laws has become ever more important for a thriving company, and is especially important for foreign investment opportunities. The attorneys at Matthews & Jones, LLP can safely guide you through the processes required for foreign investments and international transactions.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Matthews & Jones, LLP represent business owners and buyers in negotiating, planning and guiding corporate mergers and acquisitions. Our team of attorneys can accomplish your goals while keeping your best financial interests in mind.
Non-Profit and Other Charitable Organizations
Non-profit and other charitable organizations all must abide by stringent rules in order to maintain their nonprofit tax status. Matthews & Jones, LLP can be a vital partner in guiding non-profits through the confusing layers of laws regulating them, so they can continue to contribute to our community.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Successful businesses require sufficient capitalization to ensure long term stability. We provide counsel for businesses looking to secure initial investments by implementing private equity and venture capital transactions. Whether your company’s initial capital is provided by cradle equity (yours and family members’ money) or by experienced investors (venture capital), Matthews & Jones, LLP can help.
To get in touch with our professionals regarding your situation, call us at (850) 290-4733 or fill out the form below.