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Business Law

Whether we are representing businesses through their planning stage, negotiations or litigation, our Indiana business law practice brings more than 20 years of experience through all stages of the process.

We provide legal advice in a number of areas, including entity formation, securities law, offering memoranda, succession planning, Operating Agreements, Buy/sell agreements, mergers, acquisitions, financing, and real estate transactions.

The Thompson Law Office has a special emphasis on working with startups and growing, small businesses in obtaining the capital they need to succeed.

Once a business is formed and begins to grow, the potential for disputes increases. We represent clients through negotiations and courtroom litigation in matters including: loan workouts, employment issues, non-compete agreements, intellectual property matters related to proprietary information, confidentiality protection and non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s), and collections and enforcement of liens.

As an Indiana business lawyer with an accounting and tax background, Mr. Thompson has many years' experience handling business formation, and through purchases, sales, mergers and acquisitions, and investments in businesses. Our firm places special emphasis on helping small businesses in transition, and acquiring new capital. We regularly handle business sales or acquisitions, buy sell agreements, operating agreements, LLCs, stock purchase agreements, employment matters, partner buyouts and similar transactions.

Additionally, we have been retained often by out-of-state clients to handle cases for businesses that have contracts with forum selection clauses that name Indiana as the chosen venue for litigation. We have represented clients from California, Florida, Texas and many other states. Call us today at (317) 564-4976, if we can assist you with your business, legal needs.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The business cycle takes owners and directors to a point where they will eventually intersect with M&A opportunities, one way or another. As one of America’s most innovative law firms, the Thompson Law Office has handled over $200 Million of business succession and M&A transactions. We represent the full array of investors and business owners in these deals, including: Acquiring companies…

Loan Guarantees & Workouts

Indiana Attorneys for Business  Debt situations can be difficult to resolve for many reaosns.  If you personally guarantee a debt, typically you expect the primary borrower to repay.  But if business goes sour for any reason, you may stuck, treated as if you stand in the very shoes of the primary debtor.  Likewise, if you have borrowed money as the…

Contract Law

INDIANA CONTRACT LAW Contracts are promises that the law will enforce. The law provides remedies if a promise is breached or recognizes the performance of a promise as a duty. Contracts arise when a duty does or may come into existence, because of a promise made by one of the parties. To be legally binding as a contract, a promise must be…

Funding & Finance Transactions

We represent US and international lenders and borrowers in structuring, negotiating, and documenting all types of secured and unsecured financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt securities, commercial lending transactions, leasing transactions, and restructuring transactions. We advise major insurance companies, banks, private equity funds, and other institutional lenders, as well as US and international companies in a variety…

Real Estate Development

Indiana Real Estate Lawyers Real estate transactions involve great upside potential as well as significant risk. Challenging market and economic factors as well as regulatory concerns make it important to engage high-quality real estate counsel on your team. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing commercial and residential developers through all phases of real estate development projects, including: • Planning and deal…

Business Formation

Business Formation Law in the United States is regulated by State authorities. Nevertheless, most state business laws are very similar. Additionally, a few federal laws affect business formation considerations, as well, such as federal tax laws, employment laws, etc. Types of Businesses EntitiesSole Proprietorship. A form of business in which one person owns all the assets of the business in his or…

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