Corporate and Transactional Services

Closely Held Businesses

Nilan Johnson Lewis has substantial experience in advising closely held, family-owned and emerging growth businesses from a variety of industries including real estate, food service, manufacturing, technology, not-for-profit, health care, [data storage and protection, computer hardware and software], retailing, entertainment, professional services, and many more. Many of our attorneys have experience as in-house counsel or as business owners themselves, so they understand and are sensitive to the unique needs and budgets of their closely held clients. Among the services we offer are the following:

  • Entity selection and formation
  • Shareholder and member control or voting agreements
  • Partnership and LLC operating agreements
  • Equity holder buy/sell, cross purchase, or redemption agreements
  • Corporate finance and capital raising
  • Business succession planning
  • Business and contract strategy and negotiation
  • Entity capitalization, loan agreements, and loan restructurings
  • Employment, executive compensation, and benefits
  • Stock option and repurchase agreements
  • Stock and equity plans
  • Intellectual property and transactions
  • Licensing agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Joint development agreements
  • Venture capital and private equity finance
  • Dissolutions, liquidations, and winding-down formalities
  • Intra-company dispute mediation, planning, and resolution
  • General counsel services
  • Associated Professionals
Tyler J. Adams

Tyler J. Adams

Associate

612.305.7707

612.305.7730

Zachary J. Crain

Zachary J. Crain

Special Counsel

612.305.7725

John C. Levy

John C. Levy

Special Counsel

612.305.7718