Pierce & Mandell, P.C.

11 Beacon Street, Suite 800
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-3002

Phone: (617) 720-2444
Fax: (617) 720-3693

Business Law

We provide comprehensive representation for our business clients with an emphasis on transactions, corporate goverance and compliance. We focus on serving the needs of closely held and family-owned businesses, health care and technology companies, as well as individual professionals and executives.

Our business lawyers regularly provide legal representation for:

  • Start-Ups

We represent many start-up companies, and guide entrepreneurs   through choice of entity issues, capitalization and governance questions and incorporation. Our clients include sole proprietorships, "S" and "C" business corporations, professional corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, limited partnerships and business trusts. Our clients include, manufacturers, retailers, construction companies, technology businesses, restaurants, medical and dental practices, hospitals, nursing homes, consultants, and other service providers.

  • Buy-In and Buy-Outs

We represent both individuals and businesses, including medical and dental professionals, in the course of bringing in new owners and buying-out retiring or departing owners of closely held family business and professional practices, as well as partnership/business break-ups and dissolutions. We work closely with our litigation attorneys to represent parties in buy-in and buy-out related disputes, litigation and arbitration.

  • Business Sales and Acquisitions

Our business practice also includes counsel and representation of buyers and sellers of businesses, including medical and dental professionals. We assist our clients with assessing their goals and establishing strategies to effectuate the best results. We work with financial consultants and CPAs on issues surrounding business valuation and tax aspects of business transactions. We assist in the negotiating and drafting of confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements, non-competition agreements and employment/consulting agreements.

  • Real Estate Leases

We review, negotiate and draft commercial leases.

  • Joint Ventures/Licensing Agreements

We review, draft and negotiate joint venture arrangements and various licensing agreements often in conjunction with our intellectual property attorneys.

  • Financing

We assist our clients with commercial and other forms of financing and refinancing as well as private capital arrangements.

Our Business Law Attorneys:

Michael C. Fee
Samuel R. Hoff
William M. Mandell
Hannah Schindler Spinelli