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GENERAL COUNSEL FOR SMALL BUSINESSES OR START UP COMPANIES

The attorneys of Jimerson Birr have a wealth of experience in advising and advocating for small, often closely-held, businesses and their owners. While many of our current publicly traded clients had similar beginnings years ago, an even greater number of our clients have remained closely-held, many through multiple generations. As a service-focused law firm, we are often the right fit for small businesses seeking Fortune 500 level representation through cost-effective means.

Our small business practice focuses on all forms of business ownership in a broad spectrum of markets and industries, including sole proprietors, partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and “C” corporations. Small businesses of all types and sizes, from new companies to thriving enterprises, across many trades and geographic regions depend on Jimerson Birr to help them recognize and seize opportunities, avoid stifling mistakes, operate smoothly, and generate increased revenues.

Our entrepreneurial attorneys have developed critical business and legal acumen working alongside of, and in partnership with, numerous small businesses. Jimerson Birr’s experience and insight covers a full range of disciplines that are critical to the success of any small business, including, but not limited to:

  • Accounts Receivable and Judgment Collections
  • Administrative Law and Licensing
  • Asset Protection Law
  • Borrower Representation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Process Consulting
  • Corporate and Board of Directors Governance and Operations Counsel
  • Corporate Formation, Transactions and Dissolution
  • Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law
  • Labor, Employment and Executive Compensation Issues
  • Disaster and Crisis Preparation and Response
  • Economic Development and Government Incentives
  • Employment Law
  • Executive Coaching
  • Governmental Relations and Advocacy
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Procurement and Coverage
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Landlord/Tenant Leasing (Commercial)
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Legal Opinions
  • Workplace Safety, OSHA and CDC Compliance
  • Premises Liability
  • Records Management and Document Retention
  • Registered Agent Services
  • Shareholder Disputes and Derivative Litigation
  • Subpoena Response
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Vendor Contracting

Many firms offer general counsel services, but few possess the diversified business palate necessary to understand the competing business dynamics at work.  With our insight and pedigree, Jimerson Birr attorneys are able to recognize the delicate balance between business opportunities and institutional risk management. We provide solutions to small businesses through responsive and focused general counsel advisement and by proactively assisting small business clients to prevent issues before they develop. Our attorneys combine their legal expertise, multi-disciplinary skill sets and practical business sense to produce results on a budget. We will help you run your business the same way we endeavor to run ours.

We take the time necessary to understand each of our clients’ businesses, their commercial needs, and their legal challenges. As practitioners, we seek to add value to our clients’ companies; we get no greater thrill than watching our clients’ businesses grow with ours. This partnership between lawyer and client is intellectually stimulating and enables us to maintain our passion for what we do. Our commitment to seeing our clients grow is as strong as our commitment to our own personal growth.

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  • Conferring Client-Defined Value
  • Efficient and Cost-Effective
  • Accessibility
  • Delivering an Experience While Delivering Results
  • Meaningful and Enduring Partnership
  • Exceptional Communication Based Upon Listening
  • Accountability to Goals
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Attorneys

Charles B. Jimerson
Charles B. Jimerson
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Austin B. Calhoun
Austin B. Calhoun
Austin B. Calhoun view bio
Austin T. Hamilton
Austin T. Hamilton
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Bruce R. Fox
Bruce R. Fox
Bruce R. Fox view bio
Joseph R. Luna
Joseph R. Luna
Joseph R. Luna view bio
Lynne C. Rhode
Lynne C. Rhode
Lynne C. Rhode view bio
Deborah L. Ruiz
Deborah L. Ruiz
Deborah L. Ruiz view bio
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