Wise & Jack, LLC counsels small and mid-sized businesses on a range of corporate issues ranging from entity formation and the drafting of by-law, partnership and operating agreements, to assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions and succession planning. Our firm provides ongoing legal advice to our corporate clients to assist them with both external concerns (such as licensing and third-party contracting) and internal matters (such as employee contracts, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements, shareholder agreements, stock options).
The firm counsels entities and their governing bodies and executives on the process and procedures of governance. We advise on a variety of corporate governance and strategy matters ranging from the best structure for entity formation to fiduciary duty questions, forms of governance, advice on specific transactions, compliance and best practices
- Formation of Corporation. Draft and file Articles of Organization with the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office; draft By-Laws; draft initial stockholder and director consents and meeting notes.
- Formation of Limited Liability Company. Draft and file Certificate of Organization with Secretary of Commonwealth’s office; draft Operating Agreement and initial LLC Member consents and meeting notes.
- Business Succession. Draft and file amended Articles of Organization; draft updated By-Laws; draft Shareholder Management Agreement and Cross Purchase Agreement; counsel of need for and adequacy of key man insurance.