Small Business & Early Stage Companies

Small Business & Early Stage Companies

Overview

Gravis Law has extensive experience representing small and early stage businesses. Our team generally advises clients as outside general counsel on LLC operating agreements, licensing, trademarks and branding, consulting and contractor agreements, and initial financing options.

We’ve worked with successful small businesses and startups in high technology, music, film, advertising, video games, restaurants, and emerging industries such as hemp or cryptocurrency.

Our attorneys are experienced in private equity, tax selection, international founders, real estate investments, and other private start-up and/or equity ventures.

Experienced small business and early stage representation means professional, responsive, and uncomplicated services to protect owner assets and accelerate growth. We provide a first-class team with a long history of successful business representation.

Our small and early stage business practice supports clients in the following areas:

  • Tax Elections and Entity Selection
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Trademark
  • Copyright
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • IP Licensing
  • Debt and Equity Offerings
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Liquidations and Dissolutions
  • Exit and Succession Planning

Representative Matters

  • Worked with founders to open brewery, including liquor and health licensing and state compliance.
  • Worked with tech company to raise funds and take product through international manufacturing to market.
  • Guided small business through freeze-out to remove adverse owner.
  • Set-up international structure for socially responsible fishing business with unique proprietary rights and state actors.
  • Facilitated organizing documents for local high-performance gym in Seattle where some Seahawk players trained.
  • Helped founders build and maintain a construction company in Seattle including contracting.
  • Worked with artist LLC to split profits and protect IP for individual creators and performers.
  • Built structure around international real estate investment company using international private equity to facilitate key acquisitions.
  • Worked with coding developers to mitigate open source software matters and protect unique code in software applications and programs.
  • Advised stable coin company from initial conception through two stages of financing, and ongoing representation.

Small Business & Early Stage Companies

Gravis Law has extensive experience representing small and early stage businesses. Our team generally advises clients as outside general counsel on LLC operating agreements, licensing, trademarks and branding, consulting and contractor agreements, and initial financing options.

We’ve worked with successful small businesses and startups in high technology, music, film, advertising, video games, restaurants, and emerging industries such as hemp or cryptocurrency.

Our attorneys are experienced in private equity, tax selection, international founders, real estate investments, and other private start-up and/or equity ventures.

Experienced small business and early stage representation means professional, responsive, and uncomplicated services to protect owner assets and accelerate growth. We provide a first-class team with a long history of successful business representation.

Our small and early stage business practice supports clients in the following areas:

  • Tax Elections and Entity Selection
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Trademark
  • Copyright
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • IP Licensing
  • Debt and Equity Offerings
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Liquidations and Dissolutions
  • Exit and Succession Planning

Representative Matters

  • Worked with founders to open brewery, including liquor and health licensing and state compliance.
  • Worked with tech company to raise funds and take product through international manufacturing to market.
  • Guided small business through freeze-out to remove adverse owner.
  • Set-up international structure for socially responsible fishing business with unique proprietary rights and state actors.
  • Facilitated organizing documents for local high-performance gym in Seattle where some Seahawk players trained.
  • Helped founders build and maintain a construction company in Seattle including contracting.
  • Worked with artist LLC to split profits and protect IP for individual creators and performers.
  • Built structure around international real estate investment company using international private equity to facilitate key acquisitions.
  • Worked with coding developers to mitigate open source software matters and protect unique code in software applications and programs.
  • Advised stable coin company from initial conception through two stages of financing, and ongoing representation.