Jones & Associates provides experienced and efficient consultation, advice
and legal representation on a wide range of business law issues.
We provide consultation, advice and legal representation to businesses of
all sizes and all types, particularly closely-held businesses, and at all
phases of business operation activity. The scope of our services and legal
representation covers the spectrum from the formation and/or acquisition of
the business, the on-going operation of the business, the expansion and/or
restructuring of the business, through the sale and/or dissolution or
liquidation of the business.
More specifically, we provide consultation, advice and legal representation
with respect to, but not limited to:
• the formation and organization of business entities,
including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint
ventures, and including holding companies, subsidiaries and affiliates,
• the ownership structure of the business entity, including agreements
among owners relating to the management and operation of the business,
ownership percentages, capital contributions, rights of first refusal and
other restrictions on the transfer of ownership interests, and other
governance and succession issues.
• borrowers and lenders in all facets of debt and equity financings,
from traditional bank lending to venture capital funding to private
• buyers, sellers and financiers in connection with mergers,
acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, joint ventures and strategic
partnerships of all or parts of the business and/or assets of the business.
• negotiation and drafting of agreements of all types, including, but
not limited to, vendor, customer and employee agreements; agency and
independent contractor agreements; licensing and distribution agreements;
and, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements.
• enforcement of rights and defense of claims of clients involving the
business and the various agreements of which the business is a party,
including negotiation of disputes, arbitration and litigation where
necessary, including temporary restraining orders and injunctions.
The principal goal of Jones & Associates is to assist our clients in being