Corporate and Contract Law

Jeffrey S. Michels helps start-ups and established businesses navigate the complexities of corporate and contract law. Working with a wide range of companies for nearly three decades, he is highly experienced in the legal aspects of launching a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or limited partnership. Jeff holds a Master of Laws in Taxation degree, providing him with a level of expertise that is unique to the legal profession. He takes the time to educate prospective owners and works collaboratively to help clients determine the strategy and structure that best meets their needs. New business owners from neighborhood storefronts to technology start-ups and professional service companies rely on Jeff for business guidance and formation, often as the first phase of a long-term relationship. Many growing and mature businesses have engaged Jeff for decades, trusting in his legal acumen to support their business lifecycle. Jeff assists an array of business entities with these and other issues:

  • Formation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, and limited partnerships
  • Purchases and sales of businesses
  • Formation of new businesses
  • Preparation and review of all types of contracts including:
    • Asset purchase agreements
    • Stock purchase agreement
    • Employment contracts
    • Independent contractor agreements
    • Shareholder buy-sell agreements
    • Member agreements
    • Promissory Notes
    • Option Agreements
If you are a business owner or considering a business start-up, please call 215.461.2660 or for personal assistance. We welcome your inquiries.