Areas of Practice

Entity Formation

Entity formation services include: Choosing an appropriate type of entity. Selecting the State for formation. Preparing the necessary formation documents (Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization). Filing the documents with the appropria… Read More

Shareholder, LLC & Partnership Agreements

As important as proper entity formation, agreements between the founders, and between the company and any financing parties, are crucial to the successful establishment of a new business. For existing entities, a careful review of these inter-owner a… Read More

General Counsel

Our firm is ideally situated to work as “general counsel” for privately held companies that have regular legal needs, but are not big enough to have in-house counsel themselves. Due to Mr. Mahler’s significant experience in many areas of law, o… Read More

Employment Law

Whether you have one employee or 1,000 employees, employment law is no longer an area any business can afford to ignore. The ground rules change yearly, and staying current is an operational challenge. Our firm specializes in ensuring that businesses… Read More

Intellectual Property Matters

In today’s business environment, intellectual property issues have become important in all types of businesses, even those that do not traditionally think of themselves as “high tech” or having significant IP assets. Our firm works with a numbe… Read More

Non-Profit Entities

The Law Office of Paul F. Mahler has formed and obtained tax-exempt status for many charitable (Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3)) and mutual benefit (Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(6)) organizations. Working within the budget parameters… Read More

Business & Commercial Transactions

At the heart of all businesses are relationships: customer, vendor and strategic partner. These relationships are generally based on contractual arrangements, ideally written agreements but often oral contracts that the parties have not fully defined… Read More

Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions

For growing businesses, acquisitions are an excellent means of adding capacity without needing to start from scratch. Mergers can accomplish the same result or can allow a company to add related lines of business and benefit from synergies in managem… Read More

Commercial Real Estate

The Law Office of Paul F. Mahler regularly assists clients with commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Mahler routinely reviews and negotiates leases for offices, retail and industrial/warehouses on behalf of clients. For companies with substantial… Read More

Business & Management Advice

One of the great things about working with privately held businesses, and one of the most interesting aspects of our practice, is developing long-term relationships with clients and their management teams. Typically, Mr. Mahler has worked with the se… Read More

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