Business Law

Anastasi Jellum provides business law and litigation services to private and publicly held companies. As a result of our extensive experience serving clients in the banking and construction industries, we are well versed in all aspects of business law, creative financing, construction and real estate related matters. Owners and senior management trust Anastasi Jellum’s business team to provide practical advice and creative ideas to help their vision become reality.

Our clients in this area are in many different industries and include corporations, nonprofits, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships, general partnerships, joint ventures, family businesses, close-held businesses and sole proprietorships. Whether you are family or group of investors starting a business, a nonprofit facing financial challenges, or a corporation dealing with difficult employment issues, Anastasi Jellum can be Your Legal Department®.

Our services in this area include:

  • Business Entity Formation
    • Business restructuring
    • Choice of entity
    • Corporate by-laws
    • Corporate governance
    • Operating agreements
    • Partnerships agreements
    • Shareholder and member control agreements
    • Structuring closely-held small business organizations
  • Management and Operational Matters
    • Acquisitions
    • Mergers
    • Regulatory matters
    • Shareholder/member disputes
    • Stock/membership and asset purchases
  • Contracts
    • Equipment acquisition contracts
    • Distribution agreements
    • Franchise agreements
    • Joint ventures
    • License agreements
    • Vendor, OEM, supply agreements
  • Finance
  • Employment Law
    • Affirmative action advice
    • Anti-raiding agreements
    • Commission agreements
    • Compensation planning
    • Defamation
    • Discipline and discharge
    • Discrimination
    • Employment agreements
    • Employment policies
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies
    • ERISA and employee benefits
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Health and safety matters
    • Independent contractor agreements
    • Non-compete agreements
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues
    • Protected class counseling
    • Separation agreements
    • Sexual harassment
    • Wage and hour law
  • Nonprofit Law
    • Entity formation
    • 501(c)(3) applications
    • Corporate governance
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Wind down and dissolution
  • Succession Planning
    • Business succession
    • Estate planning; wills and trusts
    • Powers of Attorney/Health care directives
    • Probate: informal, formal, decree of descent and summary proceedings

Intellectual Property.

Anastasi Jellum assists businesses in securing trademarks by handling trademark and service mark applications on a state and federal level through the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.

Business Litigation.

We protect the interests of our clients in business disputes and complex commercial litigation matters in a wide range of areas including: