Business Law Attorney San Jose and Palo Alto CA

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Our business law practice assists clients in all states of operational, organizational, business, and financial matters. Founded by a lifelong entrepreneur, Jayson R. Elliott, and Bay Legal bring a business person’s perspective and acumen to your legal and financial needs.

Finding and crafting creative and workable solutions to our clients’ concerns is our specialty. With business, finance, and technical acumen developed through decades of entrepreneurship you will find that we speak your language and understand the legal and business issues you are facing. Finding creative and workable business solutions to your legal issues is why we are here.

We guide our clients through all stages of their business growth, from start-up to exit strategies and/or succession planning – depending on your goals. Our clients are engaged in a wide range of industries, including technology, fintech, and other financial services, legal and other professional services, construction and real estate, hospitality and travel, distribution and logistics services, health care, retail and manufacturing, import, export, education, and many other industries.

Our services include:

General business guidance and legal advice

Entity formation and structuring, including C-corporations, S-corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies

We also work with sole proprietors, strategic alliances and joint ventures

Executive compensation, structuring compensation and benefit arrangements

Mergers and acquisitions, both acquiring and selling businesses

Commercial finance, representing borrowers and lenders in all varieties of secured and unsecured arrangements

Termination and separation agreements

Contracts and agreements, across the spectrum of all business needs including real estate and leasing.