Business Law
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Business Law

Our attorneys assist clients in all aspects of business law and corporate planning, including: choice of entity, entity formation and dissolution of taxable and tax-exempt entities, corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, and business succession. We know financing structures of sales and acquisitions, and we have extensive transactional experience in representing both buyers and sellers in asset and stock transactions, mergers, stock options and loan arrangements.

Starting a new business is exciting. Set yourself up for success with our article for entrepreneurs: Starting a New Business? Having a Trusted Team of Legal and Financial Advisors is a Key to Success. Get a 10-point plan and the steps where a business lawyer should be engaged.

When business transactions involve a business merger or change in ownership, properly executing legal corporate documents helps protect all parties and alleviate future business risks. Maryland’s highest court recently issued a decision emphasizing the importance of properly documenting business transactions. Read our article Merging Businesses Beware: MD Court Case Demonstrates Importance of Signed Legal Corporate Documents, which provides a valuable lesson on the importance of legal corporate documents, as well as four important factors for businesses to consider.

Consider MM&C to help you in these Business Law matters:
  • Business Formation
  • Buying & Selling Businesses
  • Business Planning
  • Business Agreements
  • General Counsel Services
  • Employment & Non-compete Agreements
  • Employee Stock Plans
  • Stock Option & Phantom Stock Agreements
  • Deferred Compensation Agreements
  • Incentive Stock Option Plans
  • Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Licensing & Distribution Agreements
  • PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications


I have been doing business with Lew Schumann at Miller, Miller & Canby for over twenty years. He has represented me in family, business and investment matters. Time and time again, I have counted on him and he has provided invaluable counsel -- always responsive, skilled and resolute in his dedication to my interests.

Solomon Graham, President Quality Biological, Inc.

Great attorney! I highly recommend David.

Holly Wittenberg

Case Studies


Tax Return Mistakes

Issue: Taxes can be daunting and confusing to most.  Taxpayers hire CPAs or tax professionals to handle tax return preparations for no other reason than more →


Buying and Selling a Business

Issue: Selling a business can be an intimidating and stressful undertaking. A business typically represents an owner’s entire career of commitment and more →

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Employment Law

Our highly trained attorneys handle the broad spectrum of employment related issues that arise over the lifespan of a business. We have earned a reputation more →


Tax Advocacy

Our business law attorneys serve as tax advocates to clients in a variety of industries, including: high-tech software development and telecommunications, bio-tech, more →

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