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Business Law Attorneys and Counselors at Law

An experienced business attorney will provide support and guidance in all aspects of your business. Regardless of the size of the business entity, every business at some point is likely to require the skills of professional business attorneys to remain healthy, promote growth and avoid lawsuits and litigation. The business lawyers at Ryan Smith & Carbine, Ltd. provide legal support to new business start-ups, contract disputes, financing, investing and venture capital matters. Our firm’s diversity of expertise enables us to serve the changing needs of our business clients, which include major lenders, healthcare corporations and financial institutions.

Our Vermont attorneys have more than 65 years of combined experience in business law. The firm supplies legal services to large and small, public and closely held, local, regional and international businesses ranging from manufacturers to professional organizations. Our business law services include:

  • Corporate law and governance
  • Incorporations, reorganizations, dissolutions, Sub-S, Sub-C corporations
  • Mergers, acquisitions and sales, asset and stock purchases
  • Limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Employment, consulting and non-competition agreements
  • Representation of lenders, borrowers and investors in financing and debt restructuring arrangements
  • Product sale and licensing arrangements
  • Stockholder and partner planning, including buy-sell, voting and compensation agreements
  • Representation before federal, state and local governmental agencies and commissions
  • Tax planning and dispute resolution
  • Medical and other professional corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Not-for-profit and charitable organizations
  • Business litigation in federal and state courts
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Sales and use tax audits
  • Real estate tax appeals
  • Directors and officers liability

Trusted intellectual property legal services

The firm’s attorneys have experience in the area of intellectual property law (IP law), such as patents or industrial designs, trademarks and copyright issues related to artistic or literary works. We provide counsel and assistance to owners of intellectual property and to those accused of infringing on intellectual property rights. Our intellectual property lawyers have handled matters pertaining to patent litigation, trademark disputes, copyright infringement and trade secrets.

Contact our knowledgeable, experienced business law attorneys today

Ryan Smith & Carbine, Ltd. is a full-service law firm that provides exceptional legal care to clients throughout the state of Vermont and in eastern New York. To schedule an appointment to meet with one of our attorneys, call our office at 802-786-1000. You can also use the contact us form on this website to send us a message.


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