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Livonia's Small Business Lawyer Helping Entrepreneurs Start and Grow Their Business

Attorney Matt Devitt provides a full array of legal services to small and mid-size corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities.  Matt understands that you have worked hard to build your business and will work hard to solve the many legal issues that face modern business.  Matt strives to build long term relationships and handles issues from start up to dissolution and everything in between.​

Mr. Devitt's focus on value, client service and understanding of your issues makes him the right choice to handle your important matters.

Our business services include:

One of the initial considerations that an entrepreneur makes when starting a business is what business entity to operate under.  Whtehter established as an LLC, S or C corp will determine personal risk, how investments will be made, how you will interact will other owners, and even how you draw your paycheck. 

Entrepreneurs have great flexibility in choosing the entity that best fits their need.  We will look at the key factors to help guide the best decision for current and future operation of the business.

Commercial Transactions

Starting or growing a small business requires the creation of a lot contractual agreements.  We will ensure that the contracts favor your position, reduce your risk, and ensure that all bases are covered.

Common transactions include license, employment, lease, sales, advertising, marketing, information technology, software, e-commerce, consultant, manufacturing, supply, distribution, confidentiality, and other business and operating agreements

The relationship between employer and employee is one of the most important for any entrepreneur. An attorney’s primary concern for employment and service contracts is limiting entity liability by ensuring compliance with Federal and State Labor Laws.

The hiring process is the first touch-point entrepreneurs have with potential employees.  We will work with you to create a set of professional documents, as well as, providing support should your handbook be challenged during the termination or desperation process.

Thoughtful business succession planning helps ensure the ongoing viability of an enterprise, should the unexpected happen. With careful advanced planning of an owner’s death, divorce, disability or departure from the business, disruption to business operations can be minimized.

We practices in both estate planning and business law and will help owners create the ideal comprehensive business succession plan

When buying a veterinary clinic, dental or other professional practice, one of the most important members of your purchasing team should be your lawyer.  An experienced attorney understands the ins and outs of buying a professional practice and can save you stress, time, money, and limit your personal liability.

Starting an internet or electronic commerce (e-commerce) business involves many of the same obstacles involved in starting a traditional, brick and mortar business. There are, however, many unique aspects for a web business start-up or an omnichannel retailer.

Let us help navigate the myriad of laws covering privacy, security, copyright issues that e-comm businesses face.

We offer startup and small business owners an Outside General Counsel Program.  This unique program gives business owners the opportunity to obtain the business and legal benefits from the use of an in-house attorney without the cost of directly employing an attorney.

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