Assisting Business: The DBL Heritage Business organization and taxation has been a cornerstone of Dressman Benzinger LaVelle since the firm’s inception. DBL represents businesses of all sizes, from small start-up operations to medium and large organizations, both in the Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky area and elsewhere in the United States.
Establishing A Legal Structure DBL attorneys in its Business Organizations and Taxation section will, after consideration of a client’s needs and tax situation, assist the client in the selection and formation of the appropriate structure for the proposed business enterprise, i.e., corporation, limited liability company, or partnership.
And Following Through With Sound Counsel On an ongoing basis, DBL attorneys advise clients on all aspects of business, finance, and taxation law, including:
DBL attorneys attend shareholder and director meetings in order to advise clients with regard to the legal issues confronting them, including private placement and securities. For public offerings of securities, DBL will coordinate efforts with special outside counsel.
Transactional Services DBL represents their business clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, as well as the disposition of part or all of their businesses. DBL attorneys will:
DBL Teamwork Meets Clients’ Needs Because client needs call upon many areas of general business law, attorneys in the Business Organizations and Taxation section collaborate frequently with other DBL attorneys who handle banking, employment and labor matters, commercial real estate, debtor and creditor rights, debt collection, and litigation.
Representing Public Trust and Nonprofit Virtue DBL attorneys also have experience in public finance and related transactions and have represented business users of private activity bonds. DBL has worked with state developmental offices, especially in Kentucky, to obtain incentives for construction or expansion of clients’ facilities.
In addition, DBL attorneys in the Business Organizations & Taxation Practice Group represent many nonprofit entities, including religious, charitable, and governmental organizations. DBL attorneys have assisted in the formation of such organizations, obtained tax-exempt status for them and provided ongoing legal assistance and support. DBL has also provided legal and tax services in the formation of foundations for its nonprofit clients.