Corporate and Tax

Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell has extensive corporate transactional and tax experience to assist companies with their legal issues at all stages of the business life cycle. Our transactional attorneys have strong business and financial backgrounds so they understand and appreciate how to achieve the goals of the business. We assist clients with legal issues, with a focus on minimizing risk and maximizing profit.

Our practice includes former CEOs, CLOs, general counsels, business consultants and CPAs. We serve as external general counsel for corporate clients without in-house counsel and support internal legal departments as well. We manage the entire spectrum of legal issues for companies worldwide. Our corporate practice consists of experienced attorneys in taxation, bankruptcy, employment law, intellectual property litigation, real estate and litigation work with corporate counsel to provide full services to our corporate clients.

Corporate Transactional

  • Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, joint ventures
  • Shareholder Agreements and Disputes
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Operating Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Placements of Securities exempt from registration with SEC
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Employment Agreements and Issues
  • Independent Contractors Agreements
  • Non-qualified Compensation Plans, including stock options, stock appreciation rights
  • Stock or Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Legal Due Diligence Investigations
  • Contract Negotiations and Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Franchising
  • Succession Planning
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Distribution Agreements
  • OEM Agreements
  • Retail Transactions
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Real Property Transactions
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Corporate Governance and Maintenance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Large Divestitures

Tax

  • We represent entities and individuals in all areas of U.S. Federal and Florida taxation.
  • Internal Revenue Service and Florida Department of Revenue Investigations
  • Tax Litigation: U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Claims
  • Tax Planning for Mergers and Acquisitions, divisions and other entity restructuring
  • Entity Selection and Structuring (corporation, partnerships, “S” corporation, limited liability company)
  •  Income, Estate and Gift tax planning
  • Taxation of Employee benefits, executive compensation and qualified and non-qualified plans
 
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