Helping people since 1943

Corporate Law

Providing Corporate Law Legal Counsel and Guidance

Bernstein & Bernstein is dedicated to helping you with your business needs. Our attorneys have extensive experience in all aspects of corporate law, specifically focusing on business creation. We can assist you in navigating the tedious process of forming a business. Our goal is to make the make the process of becoming a business owner a smooth transition for our clients.

We provide legal counsel and guidance in the following areas of corporate law:

  • Business Formation for –
    • Incorporations
    • Limited liability partnerships
    • Limited liability companies
  • Preparation of Organizational Documentation for
    • Articles of organization
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Partnership agreements
    • and other corporate documents
  • Mergers
  • Stock and asset acquisitions
  • Recapitalizations
  • Business contracts and agreements such as
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Operating agreements
    • Noncompete agreements
    • Confidentiality agreements
  • Franchising
  • Securities
  • Company finance
  • Contractual and business disputes including
    • Management and shareholder disagreements
    • Shareholder oppression
    • Fiduciary duty claims.
  • Shareholder agreements, operating agreements, noncompete agreements and confidentiality agreements.

We help clients plan and structure transactions in close coordination with the client’s accountants, bankers, and other advisors.

If you would like to begin learning about the process of business formation in South Carolina, you can visit the Secretary of State website at http://www.sos.sc.gov/Business_Filings/Business_Filings_-_General_Information. The Secretary of State’s Office is responsible for business filings for business corporations, nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships. Sole proprietorships and general partnerships do not file with the Secretary of State’s Office.

Please contact us to find out how we can assist you in your corporate legal matter.