Corporate & Business Law

For-Profit: WilliamsGautier offers a full range of services essential to the success of growth-oriented businesses of all sizes, ranging from start-up/entrepreneurs to billion dollar institutions. We have experience in all stages of business development, from initial formation and entity selection through commercial and/or venture financing, to late-stage realization of value through sale/exit.

Non-Profit: WilliamsGautier attorneys have extensive experience in the non-profit business sector, assisting in the creation and operation of numerous charitable/educational entities and foundations.

Governance: Corporate governance and training for boards of directors and committee members (with a focus on compliance and ethics policies) has taken on increased focus and importance in the current business environment, and our team has the expertise to assist our corporate and business (for profit and non-profit) clients develop and implement the necessary programming.

Drawing on the firm’s other resources, we bring to our corporate and business clients wide experience in contracts and vendor agreements, employment matters (including covenants not-to-compete), mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, licensing (multiple industries, including software), real estate, taxation and succession/transition planning (including orderly distribution of assets for beneficiaries/heirs), and, if and when the need arises, commercial litigation.

WilliamsGautier has also frequently served as special counsel to boards of directors, audit, supervisory and governance committees, as well as special committees formed in connection with particular transactions.