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Financial Chaos

Sophisticated Corporate Law Services

Stuart B. Ratner, P.C., handles a wide variety of corporate and limited liability company matters. We negotiate and structure acquisitions, mergers, and sales of businesses and business interests. Our firm has extensive experience with transactions that include taxable and tax-deferred asset and stock acquisitions. We also have significant experience in the following:

  • Domestic mergers and acquisitions; 
  • Corporate reorganizations;
  • Corporate recapitalizations; 
  • Tax-effective financing structures;
  • Spin-offs; split-ups and split-offs;
  • Executive compensation and severance issues.

Agreements are essential in business, and our firm provides clients detailed representation in licensing, employment, shareholder, output, confidentiality, noncompete and nondisparagement agreements.

Trusted Counsel For Complex Legal Concerns

Our attorneys regularly counsel clients on tax issues arising from regular business operations. Clients find our significant experience handling the tax and business problems of closely held corporations, including S corporations, to be invaluable in solving complex business problems. We have wide-ranging experience providing valuable tax guidance to real estate developers. Real estate tax issues such as the structuring and tax consequences of an investment in real estate ventures are matters we advise clients about regularly. Our attorneys have extensive experience involving tax issues related to structuring and negotiating real estate ventures, partnership liability issues, debt restructuring, debt forgiveness and workouts.

Experienced Business Formation And Restructuring Services

We advise and assist clients on all kinds of business tax matters. We represent clients in the tax and business issues associated with conducting business and investment opportunities through partnerships, limited liability companies and other flow-through entities. We form the entity, draft the operating agreement and all other documents related to the entity’s creation and the receipt of investor funds. We have extensive experience structuring complex reorganizations of public and privately held corporations, rendering opinions connected with acquisitions and securities offerings, and representing corporate clients in spin-offs and liquidations. 

Get Confidence With Legal Clarity

If your corporate matters require attorneys with a firm grasp of legal business issues, turn to Stuart B. Ratner, P.C. Give us a call at 203-323-4900 or message us online to contact our firm.

Practice Areas

Tax Planning / Asset Protection

  • Income tax planning for real estate investors and high net worth individuals
  • Asset protection planning
  • Divorce and domestic relations tax planning
  • Cannabis and Bitcoin matters
  • Cancellation of indebtedness
  • Charitable planning strategies including forming charitable IRC § 501(c)(3) organizations

Corporate Matters

  • Limited liability companies, corporations, and 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and employment agreements
  • Like-kind exchanges and deferred sales
  • Acquisition and disposition of businesses and business interests
  • Business split-ups and partner/shareholder disputes
  • Business financings