General Business and Corporate Law

Banner & Bower represents business clients in a wide array of industries, endeavors, and professions, including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, consultants, and professional and personal service providers. We counsel business owners and their management on a daily basis with respect to all aspects of their businesses. Banner & Bower routinely advises its business clients in the following areas:

General Counsel

Advising business owners, boards of directors, and officers on all legal matters encountered when operating a business.

Healthcare Business Representation

We specialize in representation of physicians and healthcare providers including general business matters for healthcare, medical contracts, HIPAA, and ADA issues.

Entity Formation

Forming and organizing corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and joint ventures, and performing ongoing maintenance and corporate record-keeping functions for these new entities.

Shareholder and Partner Matters

Representing business owners in structuring, drafting, and negotiating corporate and partnership documents, such as shareholder (buy/sell) agreements, partnership agreements, and operating agreements for limited liability companies.

Business Contracts

Drafting and negotiating all types of business contracts, including employment and consulting agreements, stock option agreements, sales representative agreements, confidentiality agreements, purchase agreements, manufacturing and service agreements, severance agreements, employee handbooks, settlement agreements, and equipment and real estate leases.


Representing borrowers in financing new ventures, refinancing established businesses, financing acquisitions, and in other types of asset-based and cash flow-based financing transactions with banks, venture capital funds, insurance companies, and other institutional lenders.

Business Transactions

Acquiring and selling businesses, in whole or in part, structured as asset or stock transactions, mergers, or other business combinations, including the drafting and negotiation of letters of intent and stock/asset sale and purchase agreements.

Dispute Resolution

Resolving and avoiding shareholder, partner, and other business-related disputes, particularly in privately-owned and closely-held companies.