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Business Group

Our Business practice group provides clients with exceptional services for both business and personal needs.

At Sandberg Phoenix, we serve individuals, closely held companies, public companies and governmental entities. We recognize that legal advice must be thoroughly explained and integrated within the context of your business or individual case. We believe that theoretical legal analysis without consideration of the business aspects of a particular project is only partial service to the client.

Our attorneys have extensive and superior experience in their fields of practice. We provide timely responses to requests for assistance because our clients’ business cannot afford to wait for answers. We believe in clear communications therefore all advice and documents are presented in plain English and understandable so clients do not have to interpret legal jargon. Our clients are kept up to date on the status of all projects.

We understand that legal services are expensive and our attorneys work with clients to identify project goals and strategies essential issues are identified, and then strategies are developed to meet those goals in the most efficient and economical manner. The ultimate goal of our firm is to build long-term relationships with our clients that extend beyond our working relationship.

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Services: Business

Business Strategies & Advice

Our attorneys have broad experience representing closely held businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our attorneys provide guidance to closely held businesses on ownership transition, regulation, realization and preservation of value and other issues unique to closely held businesses.

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Corporate Formation, Governance & Advice

We can advise and counsel you on formation of business entities such as C corporations, S corporations, general and limited partnerships and limited liability companies. We can guide you to ensure that the entity structure will meet the needs dictated by you and your business model.

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Corporate Transactions

Our attorneys have broad experience in various corporate transactions representing purchasers and sellers, investors, joint ventures, private equity and capital funds and institutional lenders. With our depth of experience, skills, resources, focus and expertise in various business sectors, we are uniquely suited to advise clients in mergers, strategic alliances, joint ventures, outsourcings, restructurings and contracts.

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Intellectual Property

Proprietary technologies, scientific processes and creative ideas are priceless and unique assets to your business. In fact, your intellectual property (IP) is your business’ most valuable asset. Maximizing these investments by protecting them is not optional. 

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Our attorneys have broad experience in representing business purchasers and sellers, investors, joint ventures, private equity and capital funds and institutional lenders in various mergers and acquisitions. We are uniquely suited to advise clients in mergers, strategic alliances, joint ventures, outsourcings and restructurings. 

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Our Business practice group is comprised of attorneys with deep experience in key areas of law ranging from sophisticated lending and acquisition work to wealth planning for high-net-worth individuals, as well as intellectual property. We are a full-service group.

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Our Business practice group features more than 10 focused industry teams.
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Our Business practice group includes 59 attorneys: 20 shareholders, 30 counsel and nine associates.
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In 2018, our intellectual property attorneys obtained 231 patents: 137 foreign and 94 in the United States.

Industries: Business

Banking & Finance

Banks and financial institutions have very specialized needs, along with the same general needs of all businesses.

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Construction & Development

We represent subcontractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, sureties and trade associations. Our initial goal is conflict avoidance. When conflicts arise we are adept and skillful at negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation and appeals.

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Entrepreneurs, Closely Held & Family Owned Business

Our team is tailored to meet the needs of closely held and family owned businesses, entrepreneurial enterprises and the entrepreneurs that manage these enterprises. Our attorneys assist small businesses and startups from daily operational needs to long-term strategic goals. We adapt to our clients’ needs as their business grows.

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Manufacturing & Distribution

We form long-term relationships with our product manufacturer and distributor clients. Our clients look to us to know their businesses, anticipate their needs, recommend practical solutions and provide measureable value to their bottom line in both transactional and litigation matters.

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Nonprofits & Foundations

Our attorneys are committed to civic involvement and have represented a significant number of charitable organizations and foundations. Our attorneys draft articles, bylaws, operating agreements and other formation documents that are best suited to the particular needs of your nonprofit organization.

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Real Estate

Our team spans the real estate industry, from debt and equity analysis, development of simple and complex projects and capital management, to corporate real estate services and landlord and tenant services.

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