Business And Commercial Law

We are engaged in the General Practice of Law, including but not limited to:

Business and Commercial Law and Transactions

Our attorneys counsel clients in all types of business matters. We represent a wide array of companies, large and small, including banks, credit unions and trust companies, construction companies, manufacturers, agricultural companies, retail businesses, gaming and hospitality concerns, health care providers and numerous family owned businesses.

Our attorneys assist new business owners in selecting the type of business entity, such as corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership. We assist in the formation of the entity and in maintaining it, including the filing of regulatory reports, preparing minutes of annual and special meetings, preparing notices and amending and restating organizational documents.

We also advise businesses and business owners in the many legal issues and matters which are regularly encountered including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions including structuring asset purchase sales, stock or unit sales and more.
  • Banking and financial transactions including assistance with secured and unsecured borrowing.
  • Advice concerning employment and compensation issues, including deferred compensation arrangements.
  • Small business succession matters including family buy/sell arrangements.
    General contract and commercial matters, including drafting or reviewing commercial contracts, franchise agreements, supply agreements, intellectual property licenses and more.

Our mission is to establish a strong and trusting relationship with our clients to assist our business and corporate clients with the myriad of legal issues which they will encounter now and in the future.

Commercial Litigation

Our trial attorneys offer clients counsel and experience when it is necessary to prosecute or defend a lawsuit. Our litigators have experience with cases regarding commercial contacts, non-competition agreements, real estate matters, construction disputes, employment, insurance and numerous other business and commercial matters. We will counsel clients with regard to the advisability of settling and/or mediating disputes, however our litigators have tried numerous bench and jury trials, and are ready and able to take a matter to trial when doing so is in the best interest of our client.

We have appeared before all levels of the Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois judicial systems, as well as the United States District Courts and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and have represented clients before local, state and federal administrative agencies.

Contact Our Office

Contact our office online or call us toll free at 877-455-2249 to request a consultation and discuss your hopes and intentions with a knowledgeable Iowa business and commercial law attorney, such as:

We are conveniently located at the intersection of 9th and Main , in downtown Dubuque, with ample parking nearby. We can arrange to meet with you evenings or weekends, if necessary.