Business

Our firm’s business attorneys provide timely and practical legal advice to help businesses, both large and small, meet their goals, including business organization, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, finance, negotiations, employment matters, and governance.

For many years our business attorneys have provided trusted advice and counsel to business owners in High Point, the Triad, and other areas of North Carolina as well as to foreign companies doing business in our state. Our collective business law experience provides legal help to all stages in the life of a commercial venture, from forming the new business venture, acquiring or leasing offices and warehouses, closing commercial loan transactions, advising on governance issues, handling personnel issues, and when necessary advising on winding-up the business venture. Our attorneys work hard to help the business owners and managers understand the many legal issues facing their business today and make informed decisions within applicable legal parameters, so they can focus their time and energy on their enterprise’s growth and success.

Our business attorneys are well trained in the many areas of law important to business owners and managers, ranging from advising on decisions concerning the type of entity to form and the accompanying tax, governance, and ownership issues surrounding the formation of the business, to advising on details concerning mergers and acquisitions, including full disclosure and representations and warranties . Our business attorneys understand the many types of documents affecting business, including operating agreements, bylaws, shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, sales representative agreements, independent contractor agreements, loan and factoring agreements and other banking documents, lease agreements, master supply agreements, and merger and acquisition agreements, that need to be tailored for the particular business involved and reviewed from time to time as the business grows and thrives. Our business attorneys also advise and counsel business owners concerning employment law, non-competition agreements, trademark and copyright registration and law, commercial factoring, distributor/dealer/franchise agreements, non-profit and/or tax exempt organizations, employee benefits, and health care law.

In general, our business attorneys have developed the expertise over the years to provide business owners with the trusted advice and counsel to manage company governance, and to create, implement, close, and handle almost all types of business transactions and issues important to help business owners or managers achieve their goals.

"For over fifteen years Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler has provided ECMD, Inc. with all of the legal services it has required. We have found them to be very responsive and professional in meeting all of the needs of our growing company. With the wide array of experience represented by their various attorneys and their various areas of practice, they have truly provided assistance in all aspects of our business."