Business Formation and Transactions

The attorneys of LFAP have represented the interests of business, land-owner, and nonprofit clients for over four decades.  Areas of representation include the following:

Business Formation and Operation

  • Business entity formations and registration, including corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies.
  • Business entity governance, including board protocols, record protection, and management controls.
  • Personnel practices, including guidance of businesses in compliance with labor and personnel regulations.
  • Shareholder rights and actions.
  • Contract claims and disputes.

Business Transactions and Financing

  • Guidance for secured loans.
  • Foreclosure of secured loans in default.
  • Securitization of business investments.
  • Commercial refinancing.
  • Commercial mortgage backed securities.

Land-based Transactions

  • Purchase and sale agreements.
  • Landlord-tenant lease negotiations and disputes.
  • Unlawful detainer actions.
  • Easement claims and disputes, including rights by prescription.

Non-Profit and Community Association Formation and Operation

  • Formation and IRS compliance.
  • Representation in all areas as described on behalf of for-profit entities.

Intellectual Property

  • Filing for trademark protection.
  • Enforcement of protected rights.


  • Active prosecution and defense of all areas of representation.