11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 607, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852

Experienced Business Attorneys Get Your Company Started Right

Law Offices of Arthur F. Lafionatis, P.C. is committed to the success and prosperity of your business. To meet your goals, we are dedicated to close collaboration with you so we can provide the most practical and appropriate advice given your specific business goals. By understanding your expectations and financial capabilities, we can better address your needs, including what corporate entity and organizational structures to select and how best to limit your personal liability.

Selecting the appropriate entity for your new business

There are many considerations when choosing the appropriate business entity, such as ownership, governance, capitalization, taxation and liability. We listen to your plans and objectives, and help you weigh the pros and cons of your various options, which include:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • General partnership
  • Limited partnership
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Limited Liability Limited Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Professional Limited Liability Company
  • Corporation
  • Professional corporation
  • 501(c)(3) organization

To set you on a solid foundation, we advise you on the form of business that best addresses your current circumstances while providing the flexibility to change as you grow.

Continued support from knowledgeable business attorneys

After your business is formed, our firm encourages all our clients to call us for assistance with any problems that may arise. We advise clients on all business formation matters, including:

  • Corporate bylaws
  • Banking and lines of credit
  • Insurance coverage
  • Investment strategies
  • Corporate compliance issues
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts and buy-sell agreements