Business & Corporate Law

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Maschka, Riedy, Ries & Frentz business attorneys structure business partnerships, LLC’s and corporations, then provide counsel as organizations grow.  The business and corporate attorneys at Maschka, Riedy and Ries serve as “outside” general counsel for many of our business and corporate clients. We serve as ongoing business advisers to fulfill a broad range of legal needs in a cost-effective manner.

Business Formation

Our business and corporate attorneys assist with initial formations and early-stage ventures with the complete formation process, including drafting of the initial corporate governance documents, filing of the necessary documents with the Minnesota Secretary of State, and obtaining a federal tax identification number. After formation our attorneys continue to provide ongoing counsel as needed.  Our lawyers have assisted clients in forming many types of businesses including:

  • Corporations
  • Sub S Corporations
  • LLC’s
  • Partnerships

Business Transactions

Our business and corporate attorneys provide efficient, ongoing strategic counsel to our business and corporate clients. We assist clients with negotiating and documenting major transactions, such as commercial contracts and licensing arrangements, joint ventures, acquisitions, and debt financings. We provide contract review services in order to ensure that our clients’ interests are being adequately protected. We work with our business and corporate clients to help them obtain their business objectives. We also work with our business and corporate clients to develop long-term succession and exit plans.

Business Litigation

In the course of business transactions, disputes may arise. Maschka, Riedy & Ries has both a team of experienced litigators and knowledgeable business and corporate attorneys who work together to provide representation for a wide variety of business disputes including:

  • Contract Disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Business torts (including fraud, consumer fraud, tortious interference, and conversion)
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Fraudulent transfer
  • Officer/director liability
  • Shareholder DisputesFrom multinational corporations to start-up ventures, we serve a vast array of business clients in industries ranging from construction and real estate to manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare and entertainment.  Read more