Overview

Whether you are just launching your business, growing it or getting it ready for sale, PKA is here to provide expert business and legal analysis to help you effectively achieve your goals with optimum results.

PKA has extensive experience from both a legal and practical perspective. Several of our attorneys have MBAs and have owned businesses themselves, so we fully understand the needs and concerns of our business clients. We bring our unique perspective to every transaction so that we can achieve the best results for our clients in the most efficient way.

We treat our clients’ businesses as if they are our own. Whether your business goals are large or small, we have the resources to meet your needs. In fact, we have relationships with a variety of business professionals, such as financial, accounting or technology experts across the country, whom we can draw upon to achieve your business objectives.

Our lawyers handle both litigation and transactions, so whatever your legal needs, you can feel confident that we can best represent your interests.

Our Commercial Transactions Group provides the following extensive services:

  • Determining the best structure for your business
  • Organizing corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures, including negotiating and drafting shareholder, operating and partnership agreements
  • Reviewing and drafting various contracts including employment contracts, independent representative agreements, management and distribution agreements and sales documentation
  • Managing competitive issues such as reviewing restrictive covenants and other provisions in employment agreements. We counsel business clients about the risks involved in restrictive covenants and how to proactively reduce the risk of litigation and protect their business interests
  • Managing and registering intellectual property including copyrights, trade names and trademarks
  • Counseling on business financing, including privately placing debt and equity securities and developing private placement memoranda
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including counsel on stock and purchase transactions. We advise business clients from start to finish including negotiating letters of intent, determining the best structure from both liability and tax perspectives and reviewing, drafting and negotiating all transactional documents.

Commercial Transactions Practice Group Attorneys

Patrick C. Keeley

Patrick C. Keeley

Partner
Jason T. Singleton

Jason T. Singleton

Associate
Marc K. Pawlus

Marc K. Pawlus

Associate
Thomas A. Jackson

Thomas A. Jackson

Partner
Alison S. Franklin

Alison S. Franklin

Associate
Jenna M. Smith

Jenna M. Smith

Associate
Lynn R. Conrad

Lynn R. Conrad

Associate
Mark W. Tader

Mark W. Tader

Associate