With a long and storied history of practicing business law in Charleston, SC, Smith Closser & Wheeler can advocate on your behalf in all business-related matters and help protect your bottom line. We’re proud to serve businesses of all sizes, from small individually owned service-based companies and closely held corporations to growing non-profits and large, national corporations.
The needs of our business law clients vary greatly. Some of our clients need assistance with setting up or dissolving a business. Others need help in drafting, negotiating or modifying contracts. Many clients need guidance on the laws that govern their organization, while still others are facing litigation and need a team of seasoned business attorneys to represent them in state or federal court.
Our history of practicing business law has been focused primarily on the construction, real estate and property management industries, but we’re fully capable of supporting you with a variety of business law and litigation services, no matter which industry you serve. Best of all, because of our experience, we can expedite the legal services we provide, delivering faster turnaround times and lower costs.
Starting a New Business
If you are forming a new business, we can help you at every stage of the process, including the preparation and filing of all paperwork with the Secretary of State, holding corporate meetings and completing corporate books and records, as well as obtaining and registering corporate names and securing protection for trade and business names. Our attorneys have also worked with the applicable agencies to ensure that your business is properly licensed and authorized to conduct its business.
The Benefits of Business Litigation Attorneys
Sometimes business as usual doesn’t go as usual. During these times, it helps to have an advocate who understands all aspects of business law. We have decades of experience in managing complex business matters, everything from defending contract claims to resolving disputes between shareholders or members. We’ve helped clients navigate wide-ranging business issues involving accounting, ownership interests or distributions, fiduciary concerns, conflicts of interest, business dissolution, dissociation or wrongful expulsion. Contact us for complete details.