business and corporate law

Attorneys at CowanGates


Examples of Business, Corporate and Employment Law Cases We Represent

  • Start-up businesses, incorporation, bylaws, operating agreements and governing documents
  • Registered agent services
  • Mergers, acquisitions, sales, purchases and closings
  • Franchises
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Stockholder and membership agreements
  • Buy/sell and key man agreements
  • Independent contractor (1099) agreements
  • Lease, purchase and sale negotiation
  • Policies and procedures
  • Business tax services
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Employment contracts and litigation
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Employment hiring and firing
  • Non-competition and confidentiality agreements
  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Severance agreements
  • ERISA litigation

Business and Corporate Law Attorneys in Richmond, VA

Virginia Business Attorneys Protecting Your Interests

The business attorneys at CowanGates regularly advise business owners on a variety of important legal issues. Whether you need legal advice for starting a small business in Virginia, assistance with a contract, closing a transaction or your business is facing a legal dispute, it is important to seek advice from experienced business attorneys who know the business world and understand your issues and position.

Since 1977, CowanGates has advised business owners in the day-to-day operations of their companies. Our business attorneys provide knowledgeable, comprehensive advice to business owners on a number of topics. From helping clients protect a new start-up to complex issues like mergers and acquisitions, stockholder and membership agreements, and franchise or licensing contracts, we can help your business succeed.

Creditors’ Rights Practice

Our law firm in Midlothian, Virginia is also proud to help our business clients through our creditors’ rights practice group, which includes securing your financial interests through judgments, liens and security agreements, post-judgment remedies and collections, multiple creditor priority issues, foreclosure, forced sales, and many other areas.

Employment Law

In conjunction with our extensive work representing business owners, we are also experienced in representing employers in a variety of employment law issues and disputes. Our employment law practice is primarily focused on representing employers with issues involving wrongful termination and discrimination defense, ERISA litigation, and non-compete, employment and other agreements.

Whatever legal need you face as a business owner, the Virginia business attorneys at CowanGates will be there to guide you. We want your business to succeed, and we will do everything we can to make that happen. To discuss your business’ legal needs with an experienced corporate attorney, contact CowanGates today.

CowanGates’ Business Law Attorneys in Richmond, VA