Williams, Bax & Saltzman has a sophisticated corporate practice that serves primarily middle market and smaller privately owned businesses as well as family offices. WBS provides corporate structuring, governance and transaction guidance and documentation to companies at all stages of growth from start-up to a mature regional or national scale with years of operating history.

WBS counsels and advises its corporate clients across a wide spectrum of organizational, financial and operational functions, including:

  • Entity formation
  • Maintenance of required corporate records
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private placements
  • Joint ventures
  • Obligations and fiduciary duties of shareholders, directors, officers and LLC Members
  • Tax planning
  • Succession planning
  • Incentive programs for highly compensated executives
  • Licensing
  • Contracting with customers, vendors, independent contractors and employees
  • Equipment and other types of leasing
  • Asset-based and other forms of financing
  • Real estate and other commercial lending
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes, and related issues

In other words, WBS corporate attorneys help their business clients in just about any activity that businesses regularly grapple with. This also includes documenting partnership, member and shareholder relationships and the relationships between business entities and their highly paid employees—whether it be for corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships or other types of entities.

Our corporate practice covers a wide variety of industries including, for example, health care, temporary staffing, hospitality, manufacturing, distribution and logistics, professional practices, commercial and residential real estate property management, and services industry, advertising and technology companies.

WBS corporate attorneys have large firm experience. What sets them apart is their ability to use large-scale concepts in a more practical way toward serving legal needs of our business clients large and small—often acting as outside General Counsel for businesses that do not have their own legal department.  

Most of all, at WBS we look to create value for our business clients and foster long term relationships with them. Regardless of the size of any of our business clients, WBS looks for the best and most cost-efficient solutions to legal issues as they arise with an entrepreneurial eye that views every situation from our client’s perspective.