Samuels Miller provides quality, cost effective legal services to our corporate, limited liability company, partnership, sole proprietor and commercial clients by working as a team with their owners, management, accountants, bankers, insurance agents and other advisors. We frequently act as special counsel to clients who have unique legal needs and work closely with each client’s regular counsel.
- General Business Advice
Our corporate and commercial practice covers a wide range of client business needs beginning with the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other entities and continuing through all issues arising during the life of a business, up to and including the sale of the business. Our attorneys help clients choose the form of business entity which is best suited to the client’s present and future needs. We assist with business organization, corporate governance through charter, bylaws and operating agreements, capital investment, financing, contract negotiation, employment agreements, shareholder agreements, mergers, recapitalization, succession planning, dissolution and liquidation. Our clients are large and small businesses in numerous industries located in Central Illinois and well beyond.
Samuels Miller attorneys provide 501(c)(3) charitable organizations and other not-for-profit entities with advice and assistance concerning formation, establishment of tax exempt status and continuing compliance with the special laws and regulations applicable to such entities. We assist with the preparation of required policies and procedures and IRS Form 990 compliance and we advise on conflicts and dualities of interest. We frequently assist charitable organizations in obtaining and maintaining real estate tax exemptions.
- Purchases and Sales
We represent clients in the purchase and sale of businesses, including banks and financial institutions. We advise clients in the planning, documentation, financing and closing of purchase, merger and sale transactions. Many of our purchase and sale transactions involve family businesses and the successful completion of their succession plans.
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