Reputable Kalamazoo Business Lawyers Guide Owners and Boards

Dedicated Michigan attorneys help businesses in all aspects of operations

Hamilton Law, PLC advises and represents Southwest Michigan small business owners, entrepreneurs and company managers in a wide range of legal and business matters. We work with start-ups in selecting and forming business organizations and also assist clients looking to buy or sell a business or dealing with real estate issues. Based in Kalamazoo, we have a broad understanding of Michigan business law and commercial practices. Whether your business is new or well established, small or large, we take the time to understand and the issues most important to you and work hard to deliver the legal counsel you need.

Supportive legal team helps launch and maintain Michigan businesses

Starting a new business requires thorough and thoughtful planning. We counsel entrepreneurs on forming business entities appropriate for their needs. We can advise you on the establishment, tax consequences and liability concerns of:

  • Limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Professional limited liability companies (PLLCs)
  • Corporations or S-corporations
  • Joint ventures
  • General partnerships
  • Limited liability partnerships (LLPs)
  • Not-for-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations

We can also prepare the documents necessary to establishing your business, such as bylaws, partnership agreements, operating agreements, buy/sell agreements and government registrations and certificates. Our employment law attorneys also draft and revise employee handbooks and other documents and agreements relating to employee benefits and executive compensation.

Respected firm advises clients through growth opportunities and challenges

As your business grows and evolves, our legal team is in your corner. Whether you are looking to expand the company or are dealing with a difficult decision such as downsizing, we can provide comprehensive counsel. Among the matters we advise on are:

  • Mergers and acquisitions — Our experience overseeing corporate transactions, devising beneficial deal structures and conducting due diligence allows us to provide informed guidance. We also draft, review and negotiate asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and security agreements.
  • Liability risk management — Businesses face all types of risk. Our lawyers help you recognize and correct potential areas of liability, including civil rights, financial transactions and consumer safety.
  • Business restructuring — We work one on one with business leadership to assess options for organizational or financial restructuring, either to prepare for a transfer of ownership or to improve your company’s financial stability.
  • Subsidiary formation — Creating a subsidiary can provide valuable opportunities for diversifying your business without putting the parent company at significant financial risk. Our firm advises management and corporate boards on the formation and launch of subsidiaries.

In counseling you on any matter, we make sure to assess the long-term goals and short-term needs of your business. As your legal representatives, we will be with you every step of the way. Should a dispute arise during business operations, our business litigation lawyers are committed to protecting the best interests of your business.

Contact an accomplished Michigan business law firm to schedule a free initial consultation

Located in Kalamazoo, the attorneys of Hamilton Law, PLC advise Southwest Michigan business owners in all aspects of their operations. To schedule a free initial consultation with our office, call 269-488-8394 or contact us online.

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    I am so grateful for Ean and the Hamilton Law team. Ean is responsive, very professional, knowledgeable and has been a pleasure to work with.

    — Destiny Thomas

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    I had a wonderful experience with Philip and will definitely use his services in the future! I have already recommended him to 2 other business owners in a week!

    — Ellen Hector

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    With all the complexity of filing proper paperwork for a small start up business having the professional help of this firm was invaluable. They went above and beyond to help me succeed. Thank you!

    — Jordan Kellicut

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    I contacted Hamilton Law, PLC in Kalamazoo, MI to assist me in creating a Land Contract/Lease on my property. I did not know what the laws were and what could or couldn’t be included. I wanted someone out of my local area so I did a web s...
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    — Mary Blastick

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    I reached out to Phillip Hamilton regarding an employment issue. He listens and shares his experience and knowledge of the law with his clients. He took a very thoughtful approach to my case and guided me through a stressful situation and...
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    — Melissa Sherry