Small Business Law

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Business Law and Litigation


The Law Offices of Lewis & Associates has a wealth of experience in orchestrating the formation, operation, and transfer of several types of small businesses, in limiting liabilities, and in handling civil litigation arising from business disputes. As a firm we understand business and will tell you what you can realistically expect and achieve. We provide pre-suit, early dispute resolution options such as mediation and arbitration, as well as business litigation and appellate services in both state and federal courts. More specifically, the Firm provides expertise regarding the following:


Business Litigation


  • Tort Claims
  • Breach of Contract
  • Violation of Trade Secrets
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Breach of Express and Implied Warranties
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Debtor/Creditor Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Unfair Competition
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation of Character
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Unfair Debt Collection
  • Wrongful Foreclosure


Commercial Transactions


  • Forming and/or Structuring corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, and other business entities
  • Preparing Business Contracts
  • Registering Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks
  • Buying/Selling businesses, as well as their stock and assets
  • Negotiating, preparing, and reviewing: Equipment Leases; Employment and Termination Agreements; Shareholder Agreements; Licensing Agreements; Supplier Contracts; Franchise Agreements; Security Agreements; Financing Agreements; Customer Agreements; All other necessary contracts
  • Real Estate Advice
  • Buying/Selling Merchandise
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Claims Resolution
  • Financing and Loans
  • Issuing Stock and transferring stock and other securities
  • Conducting the day-to-day operations of business entities, including preparing minutes and resolutions
  • Merging, reorganizing and dissolving corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships
  • Advising about trade name protection
  • Dealing with government agencies
  • Dealing with unfair tactics from competitors
  • Assisting your tax preparer with research on tax issues when requested and, should it become necessary, defending the corporation in tax court.


Whatever your business needs, Lewis & Associates can help. To talk to an experienced attorney today, please contact our office by filling out the form below or calling (703) 912-3100.