Business Formations

If you are forming a business, whether for profit or not-for-profit, considering what type of entity to use, our corporate team can guide you through the process of choosing an appropriate organizational structure and implementing it. Our attorneys have extensive experience in organizing businesses of all forms, including: corporations (C-corp. or S-corp.), limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and various other business arrangements.

Our team will help you through the entire process of business formation, preparing the relevant documents, including

• Articles or Certificate of Incorporation
• Bylaws
• Operating Agreements
• Partnership Agreements
• Stock Certificates
• Minutes or written consents of stockholders
• Minutes or written consents of directors
• EIN Applications
that you need in order to get your business up and running. With these in place, you can open your bank accounts and start conducting business.

This chart has been prepared as an aid for choosing between several common corporate entity structures.

For further information about our corporate and securities experience, please contact our law firm on Long Island at 516-328-2300, in Brooklyn at 718-215-5300, White Plains at 914-607-7010, Rochester at 585-218-9999 or Albany at 518-535-9477 to schedule an initial consultation.


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