Business Formation & Organization

Trinity Law Group attorneys have decades of experience assisting  successful entrepreneurs through every stage of an emerging company's lifecycle beginning from inception.  

Starting a new company is more than filing forms with the state government.  One of the biggest mistakes that start-up businesses make is to rush through a quick filing with online forms and putting off any other decision-making until after the company gets up and running.  Often these companies end up in disputes between founders with obstacles to investment and devaluation that could easily have been prevented with competent legal and strategic counsel.

Trinity Law Group attorneys have years of experience assisting entrepreneurs through every stage of a company's lifecycle.  We help clients address the complex operational and tax issues confronting the startup company and design the entity to grow and change as the business develops, including:

  • Counseling entrepreneurs in the initial choice of entity, formation of the entity, and organization of the ownership and financing structures by regularly forming limited liability companies (LLCs), subchapter S corporations and subchapter C corporations in Massachusetts, Delaware, Nevada and other jurisdictions;
  • Drafting organizational documents for startup companies like operating agreements for LLCs, and bylaws, charter provisions, stockholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, voting agreements, and startup financing agreements;  
  • Serving closely with our clients as outside counsel to organizations as they continue to grow by hiring workers and establishing equity compensation plans;
  • Developing strategies for creation, prosecution, and licensing of intellectual property;
  • Structuring and negotiating preferred and common equity financing transactions with angel and venture capital investors, bridge debt transactions, and other strategic investment arrangements; and 
  • Structuring and negotiating stock and asset  acquisitions, mergers, and other corporate reorganizations. 
  • Cleaning up and rectifying mistakes and unfinished legal documentation

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