Business and Commercial Law

Brown, Proctor & Howell attorneys offer decades of solid experience in helping small, medium, and large companies in all phases of business. Our highly skilled business lawyers provide these services and more:

Establish legal structure for your business:

  • Corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Sole proprietorship
  • Associations

Provide ongoing legal counsel on business matters:

  • Preparing contracts, leases, and other agreements
  • Obtaining financing and funding for business operations
  • Collecting unpaid accounts
  • Developing employee policies
  • Assessing directors’ and officers’ liability
  • Understanding and creating policy for shareholders rights
  • Creating joint ventures and syndicates

Prepare defense strategies and protect your interests in:

  • Contract disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Director and officer liability lawsuits
  • Employee/contract labor lawsuits
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Unfair competition claims

Protect your business interests in assessing and completing:

  • Business reorganization
  • Business bankruptcy
  • Business successions
  • Business dissolution


Michael L. Peck, Partner
Cailin Ringelman, Partner
Bruce H. Rogers, Partner
Larry W. Wilshire, Partner

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