Business Law

Legal Solutions and Advisory Services for Business Growth and Success

You're in business to grow and make money, not to worry about legal concerns, contract language and corporate paperwork. Business law attorneys at Blakeslee Rop provide practical, cost-efficient legal solutions and advisory services that keep you focused on growing your business — not on legal issues.

From start-ups to mature, growth-stage businesses and beyond, our solutions-oriented approach to business law matters are designed to achieve our clients' goals and help them take advantage of profitable opportunities while protecting them from unnecessary risk and potential legal problems. In litigation and disputes, we help our business clients identify the solution that is in their best interests for the long term and pursue that objective aggressively and strategically.

Company Formation and Business Start-up

Getting your business off to a strong start is important and creates a solid foundation for growth and success. Blakeslee Rop can assist with every aspect of starting up a new company, from incorporation and business formation to advisory services that reduce risk, minimize expenses and position your new business for success.

  • Limited liability company formation
  • Articles of incorporation and entity formation
  • Drafting/review of lease agreements and other contracts
  • Assistance securing financing
  • Business planning and drafting of business plans
  • Regulatory compliance assistance

Continuing Legal Counsel and Representation

The most successful businesses rely on a pool of trusted advisors to guide them through decision making and planning, providing perspectives and opinions based on their expertise and experience. Blakeslee Rop is happy to provide these advisory services and ongoing legal counsel and representation for its commercial and business clients. Our business law attorneys also provide representation for clients with the occasional need for legal services in regard to transactions, disputes and litigation.

  • General counsel and business advisory services
  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Transactional documents
  • Negotiation of transactions
  • Negotiations and documentation for mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Employment contracts
  • Policy review and drafting
  • Assistance securing financing for expansion and growth projects

Take advantage of Blakeslee Rop's more than 30 years of business law experience and get practical, cost-effective solutions to your business' legal issues and advisory needs. Call our Rockford office today and speak to an experienced, knowledgeable business law attorney (616) 866-9593.