Business Planning and Formation

Business Planning and Formation

Starting and managing a business involves a myriad of legal considerations, from choosing the appropriate business structure to drafting contracts and agreements. Our attorneys provide strategic guidance and support to entrepreneurs and business owners throughout every stage of the business lifecycle. We assist clients in selecting the most suitable business entity, such as sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, or limited liability companies (LLCs), and help them navigate regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection, employment matters, and other legal issues essential to business success.

Did You Know?


  1. Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, providing convenient access to domestic and international markets for Georgia businesses.
  2. Georgia’s Small Business Development Center network offers free consulting services and resources to help entrepreneurs start, grow, and succeed in their business ventures.
  3. The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office oversees the registration and formation of businesses in the state, providing online resources and support for entrepreneurs.


  1. Nashville, often referred to as the “Music City,” is a major center for the music industry and home to numerous recording studios, music labels, and live music venues.
  2. The Tennessee Small Business Development Center provides consulting services, training programs, and access to capital for entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the state.
  3. The Tennessee Department of Revenue administers business tax laws and regulations, including sales tax, business licenses, and franchise taxes.
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