Lippman, Semsker & Salb provides a broad range of business services to small and medium-sized Washington-area businesses, from start-up to mature enterprises, including advice, transactional services, and litigation representation.

Lippman, Semsker & Salb serves as general corporate counsel to technology, engineering, and construction companies in Maryland. The firm has guided businesses through formations of business entities such as corporations and LLCs, sales of businesses, mergers of closely held corporations, sucession planning, asset protection, tax planning, and other business transactions.

Our transactional services include creating appropriate corporate entities; negotiation of stockholder/partnership agreements and employee agreements; business sales, liquidations, dissolutions, and wind-ups; drafting stock incentive programs, and preparation of buy-sell agreements.

We assist clients in negotiating, preparing, reviewing, and refining many types of business agreements, including operating consulting, management, employment, non-compete, teaming, joint venture, and prime and subcontractor agreements, among others. The firm reviews and negotiates commercial leases, commercial property purchase agreements, contract of sale, and franchising documents.

We assist clients in issuing stock and other equity and in keeping their corporate books, filings, and other business qualifications up to date.

We also assist clients with their financing needs by reviewing loan documents, from ordinary lines of credit to complex commercial loan documents to venture capital arrangements.

We also serve as litigation counsel in business disputes. Businesses form contracts every day. While most contracts are performed the way they ought to be, sometimes the work is not satisfactory or is not done at all. When an attorney is needed to ensure that your company’s position is protected, Lippman, Semsker & Salb may be able to help. The firm has successfully represented many people involved in contract disputes and we will be happy to assist you.