Business Law

Are you and entrepreneur who is ready to start a business and roll out a product?  Maybe you are more established in your existing company or business, and you’re seeking requires consistent representation, but hiring a full-time, in-house general counsel is not reasonable for your situation.

The team at RL&A has decades of business and corporate experience that gives us a foundational understanding of business and commercial operations in a variety of industries.  Our legal expertise in business and commercial law allows us to provide our clients aggressive representation in matters such as:

  • Start-Up Structures
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Operational Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Vendor & Procurement Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Terms & Conditions for Sales, eCommerce, & Websites
  • Distributor & Manufacturer Agreements
  • Complex Business Agreements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Representation
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Promissory Notes & Share Distribution Agreements
  • Non-Profit Formation

RL&A is the perfect solution for all of your business’s General Counsel needs.   We provide as-needed representation that is timely, aggressive, and we work with our business clients to establish a retained-services program to function as your in-house counsel without breaking the bank.

Our clients continuously inspire us with their creativity, ingenuity, and ability to overcome adversity.  It’s our mission to support their success!

General Counsel

We act as your in-house general counsel and are at your side on an as-needed basis.  From employment contracts to operational agreements, we are often retained to handle the various legal matters for our clients’ businesses.  Ask us about establishing your own unique retained services program for your business needs.


Businesses are always exposed to potential lawsuits.  RL&A works hard to protect the assets you’ve spent years building.  From contract enforcement and breach of contract defense, to protection against product liability claims, to more complex appellate litigation, we never stop advocating for our clients and the companies they’ve established.

Mergers & Aquisitions

Whether you are selling your company to a larger competitor, merging with a synergistic competitor, or purchasing a company to increase your market share, the team at RL&A has extensive business experience to help you achieve your goals.

Fund Formations

If your business is seeking to establish a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust), need private equity fund management, or require a new fund formation for a profitable, leveraged buy-out, we put our financial, banking and real estate industry experience to work for you.

Non Profit /Tax Exempt Organizations

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Consolidations
  • Outside Counsel / Of Counsel
  • Grants
  • Corporate Governance
  • Administrative Advocacy
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Non-Profit Entity Formation

Commercial/Private Sector

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Disposition
  • Contract Negotiations & Disputes
  • Employment Contracts & Negotiations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Promissory Notes
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Entity Formation

Schedule Your Consultation

Your business and the assets you have built are best protected with
solid legal representation.  Call our offices to discuss a retained, General Counsel Program designed specifically for your company.