Business Transactions

Formation, Transactions and Litigation

New Hampshire and Merrimack Valley Business Law Attorneys

From start-up and transactional matters to contract disputes and dissolution, Salem Legal Services, LLC provides comprehensive business law consulting and representation. Our firm represents for-profit and not-for-profit entities in northern Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Contact our Salem, New Hampshire law office at (603) 509-9428 to arrange a consultation. We strive to provide responsive, detail-oriented and cost-effective service to protect clients from future liability.

Business Formation and Business Transactions

If you are starting a business, we assist in setting the proper stage for your success. We engage clients in discussions of personal liability, taxation and roles of owners. This allows us to advise you on the proper organizational entity and carefully draft the incorporating documents:

  • Corporation (S corp or C corp) and shareholder agreement
  • Limited liability partnership (LLP) and partnership agreement
  • Limited liability company (LLC) and operating agreement
  • Partnerships
  • Sole proprietorship

Salem Legal Services also provides ongoing business law counsel for transactions (buy-sell agreements, real estate acquisition) and drafting or review of contracts (business deals, commercial leases) and employment agreements (non-compete and confidentiality agreements, executive compensation and severance).

Commercial Litigation

We represent small businesses, construction companies and subcontractors, realty corporations and other entities as plaintiffs or defendants in all business torts and contract disputes:

  • Breach of contract or warranty
  • Partnership/shareholder disputes/dissolution
  • Business dissolution
  • Business and real estate transactions
  • Construction litigation/mechanic's liens
  • Collections
  • Employment issues
  • 93A or 358-A claims (unfair or deceptive trade practices)

Salem Legal Services understands business law and the need for solutions that acknowledge the bottom line. She seeks out-of-court remedies in the best interests of clients, but does not shy away from pressing your case in litigation if the need arises.

Arrange a consultation at (603) 509-9428 to discuss your business formation, transaction or dispute.

Salem Legal Services, LLC represents individuals of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, including (NH) Salem, Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Derry, Laconia, Exeter, and Rockingham, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Strafford, Belknap and Grafton counties; (MA) the Merrimack Valley and North Shore communities of Haverhill, Lowell, Worcester, Boston and Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Worcester counties