Business and Corporate Law

At Bernstein-Burkley, our business law and corporate attorneys act as trusted advisors to our clients so that you can focus on building, operating and managing your business. We combine industry knowledge with sound legal advice to protect you from unnecessary and avoidable risks. Our attorneys are equipped to help you navigate complex business transactions and agreements with your suppliers, service providers, customers, licensors, distributors and other strategic partners.

Our attorneys offer customized legal solutions that help you identify and achieve your immediate goals, while securing your future interests, which is why Bernstein-Burkley is a leader in business and corporate law. From multi-million-dollar entities to new startups, we can assist you with your day-to-day operations, as well as your most significant undertakings.

Just as every client is unique, so is every industry. Each industry has its own transactional and contractual nuances. Our attorneys have comprehensive experience working with many diverse industries, including:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial Products
  • Energy
  • Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Retail

Our understanding of the intricacies and risks associated with your industry allows us to achieve your strategic and operational goals, without losing focus on your bottom line.

We make it our business to know your business. Bernstein-Burkley attorneys bring comprehensive legal and business judgment to every situation, which can help you achieve – if not surpass – your objectives. We provide you with counsel that not only understands the law, but who also understands your industry, your goals and the unique obstacles that you face.

Our attorneys review, negotiate and draft a variety of complex business contracts and agreements, including:

  • Commercial instruments
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Construction contracts and subcontracts
  • Consulting agreements
  • Cooperative agreements
  • Credit applications
  • Distribution agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Financial Transactions / Corporate Finance
  • Indemnity agreements
  • Leases
  • Master services agreements
  • Purchase order terms and conditions
  • Subcontract agreements
  • Supply contracts
  • Vendor agreements

Starting and expanding a company is complex. From initial formation and entity selection, to financing and governance, it’s important to have a strong legal team on your side to navigate these decisions. We’re here to provide one-stop-shop expert counsel so that you can focus on building your growing company. Our corporate attorneys provide a full range of legal services related to:

  • Incorporations
  • Corporate Structure
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Operating Agreements
  • Succession Planning
  • Employment Agreements
  • Securities
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • S-Corporations
  • C-Corporations
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Corporate Venturing

Our clients operate in an ever-changing business landscape; they need experienced, knowledgeable counsel to help them fulfill rapidly changing demands and corporate challenges. They deserve an attorney/client relationship founded on proven efficacy and adaptability. Bernstein-Burkley is committed to fostering such relationships.

Bernstein-Burkley attorneys provide expert representation in business and corporate law matters – supplying legal advice that protects your interests and gets you to the closing table.

Contact our team at Bernstein-Burkley today at 412-456-8100 to see how we can assist you in Business and Corporate Law.