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Corporate & Business Law
LeClair & LeClair, P.C. represents a broad range of business clients, including clients involved in manufacturing and sales, Internet commerce, import and export, commercial and residential lending, construction, hazardous waste removal/remediation, real estate development and a wide range of other areas. Our business clients range in size from small family owned businesses, to startup companies, to large private and publicly traded companies. In all aspects of our business law practice, our approach is to develop the most cost and time effective approach to accomplish our clients' goals. Our attorneys have experience with a team approach to problem solving and are very comfortable working with our clients' in-house counsel, as well as their employees, accountants and consultants. We believe that our business law practice is complimented by our wide range of experience in real estate law and business litigation.
LeClair & LeClair, P.C. has experience in most aspects of business law, including the formation and operation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, partnerships, business trusts, and joint ventures. We have handled numerous mergers and acquisitions for small and medium sized private companies and innumerable commercial loan transactions for both borrowers and lenders. Our attorneys have experience drafting and analyzing, sales contracts, stockholder agreements, mortgage and security agreements, loan and credit agreements, employment agreements, consulting and outsourcing agreements, leasing and licensing agreements, partnership and joint venture agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, and intellectual property agreements.
LeClair & LeClair, P.C. has a wide range of experience representing contractors and developers in connection with every aspect of construction projects. We have represented owners, developers, general contractors and subcontractors in the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of contract documents. We have assisted our clients through all aspects of real estate development projects to achieve successful completion. When disputes do arise on a project, we are prepared to assist our clients to resolve the dispute efficiently and successfully and have experience litigating construction disputes in state and federal courts throughout New England. Additionally, we have experience perfecting mechanic liens and claims against performance and payment bonds for private and public construction projects.
In addition to representing our clients in prosperous times, we have experience representing our clients when they are having financial difficulties or when they are lenders or creditors to financially distressed businesses. LeClair & LeClair, P.C. regularly assists clients in working out their financial difficulties by working closely with our clients to develop a cost effective and realistic strategy and plan to resolve their financial problems. We have assisted a number of our clients to resolve their financial difficulties by negotiating loan work outs, by restructuring their debt, and by negotiating global settlement agreements with their creditors. Additionally, we have counseled our clients on obtaining relief in bankruptcy court under Chapter 7 and Chapter 11. We also regularly represent clients in protecting their rights as creditors in bankruptcy court, as well as advising them of their options as a potential acquirer, lessor or as a member of a creditors committee. LeClair & LeClair, P.C. also has experience litigating claims and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court.