The scope of the firm’s corporate and business practice is ever expanding in response to the changing business environment. Our attorneys are skilled in the formation and ongoing needs of business enterprises such as corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships. Their work includes counsel in the formation and start-up of these entities and extends to all other dimensions spanning the entire life cycle of the entity, including the inclusion and removal of partners, shareholders and members; preparation of partnership, shareholder and member agreements; acquisition and sale of stock and assets; corporate and business finance; retirement planning; day to day counseling; Internal Revenue Service compliance; along with a variety of other needs of the business client. In addition, Lewis & Thomas, LLP, represents foreign citizens and entities with financial interests in the United States and also U.S. citizens and entities with foreign investment interests.
The firm has attorneys who specialize in taxation that allow them to represent and counsel clients in many areas of taxation that may affect their personal and business interests, such as federal and state income tax, estate and gift tax, pension planning, Internal Revenue Service collection issues and other taxes. The attorneys are accustomed to practicing in complicated and unsettled areas of the tax law in regard to business and personal matters, including offer and compromises and other tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. There is great sensitivity among the attorneys to minimize negative tax implications in order to maximize the client’s growth and profitability.
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