The contemporary corporate landscape is rapidly evolving and increasingly competitive, so having strategic legal representation is essential. At Gueronniere, P.A., we are committed to helping businesses throughout Florida achieve their goals.
Whether you are starting a new business, engaging in transactions, or facing a dispute, we will provide you with trustworthy advice and counsel. Once you become our client, you will have confidence with our savvy corporate and business law attorney at your side. Contact our Wellington office today to schedule a consultation.
Business and Commercial Law Services for Clients in Florida
Our legal team will take the time to understand your business and tailor a strategy to your unique needs, challenges, and objectives. We regularly assist clients with the following matters:
- Business formations
- Executive employment agreements and employee benefits
- Contract negotiations
- Corporate governance
- Commercial agreements
- Outside general counsel
Business Formation and Startup Services
Starting a business requires advanced planning and a solid foundation. Our Florida corporate and business law attorneys will guide you through all phases of business formation, such as:
- Selecting the appropriate entity – Limited Liability Company (LLC), partnership, S-corp
- Choosing a suitable name/branding
- Preparing foundational documents – Article of Incorporation, bylaws, corporate resolutions
- Licensing and permitting
At Gueronniere P.A., we also provide ongoing counsel on regulatory matters and employment issues, such as drafting employment agreements and resolving employment disputes, as well as other legal and business affairs.
Executive Employment Agreements and Employee Benefits
An executive employment agreement is generally entered before the start of the employment relationship between an executive and an employer to set forth the material terms, such as:
- Duration of employment
- Equity arrangements
- Duties and responsibilities of the parties
- Obligations of the executive – non-competition, non-solicitation, confidentiality
- Dispute resolution
Our attorneys are highly skilled at negotiating the terms of executive employment agreements and work to ensure that our clients are protected from unfair and unreasonable obligations and that their executive compensation packages are well-structured.
At Gueronniere, P.A., we advise clients in Wellington and the rest of Florida on all types of business transactions – stock sales, asset sales, and mergers and acquisitions – and regularly negotiate and prepare underlying agreements, such as:
- Purchase and sales agreements
- Buy-sell agreements
- Operating agreements
- Partnership agreements
- Shareholder agreements
- Noncompete agreements
- Nondisclosure agreements
Trust our attorneys to create well-conceived agreements and contracts that protect your interests and enable you to engage in successful transactions.
Corporate Governance Matters
Corporate leaders must adhere to changing rules and regulations, meet fiduciary obligations and implement best practices. At Gueronniere, P.A., we work proactively with boards of directors and senior management at private and public companies on corporate governance matters, such as:
- Internal control mechanisms
- Codes of ethics
- Fiduciary duties
- Risk management
- D&O indemnification
- Insurance issues
- Shareholder demands
- Conflicts of interest and liability
- Regulatory enforcement
- Public disclosure advice
- Management succession
Our corporate governance attorneys help clients design innovative solutions that mitigate risks and promote the highest ethical standards.
Whether your business is engaging in commercial transactions, forming strategic alliances, providing client services, or securing financing, having well-conceived agreements in place is crucial. We draw on our comprehensive legal knowledge and negotiating skills to prepare all types of commercial contracts for Wellington businesses, such as
- Consulting agreements
- Customer-facing agreements
- Loans and leases
- Master service agreements
- Master software agreements
- Operating agreements
- Partnership/shareholder agreements
- Joint venture agreements
- Vendor agreements
Additionally, we regularly advise businesses on financing arrangements (e.g. asset-based, letter of credit facilities, syndicated loan facilities) and counsel clients on government contracting.
You can trust us to review and analyze contract provisions to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and evaluate the potential legal risks of the intended agreement. Above all, we will work to protect your interests and help you engage in successful commercial transactions.
General Counsel Services
For businesses that may not have an in-house attorney or need advice on day-to-day legal issues or a specific project, we provide outside general counsel services on matters such as:
- Operational issues
- State/federal tax planning
- Employee benefits
- Risk management
- Dispute resolution
- Business dissolution
When you consult with us, we will learn about your business, understand your goals, and always work in your best interests.
The Gueronniere, P.A. Difference
At Gueronniere, P.A., we represent emerging and established businesses across multiple industries throughout Florida. Lead attorney Grace de la Gueronniere is a highly regarded corporate and business law attorney who provides each client with informed representation and objective insights. Well-known among business leaders in Wellington and throughout the state, Grace works to develop customized strategies that will help mitigate risks and move your business forward.
Contact Our Experienced Florida Corporate and Business Law Attorney
Starting and growing a business requires hard work and dedication, as well as strategic legal and business advice. That’s where Gueronniere, P.A. comes in. We offer free consultations and cost-effective, dependable services. Contact our office today to get started.