The attorneys of Titus Brueckner Spitler & Shelts PLC understand business. We have acted as counsel to many businesses throughout the years and have handled issues from formation to dissolution, and everything in between. We offer a full range of services to our business clients, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures, non-profit organizations, and business trusts. In connection with our corporate practice, we negotiate and prepare a wide range of agreements, including:
- Operating agreements
- Shareholder agreements
- Employment contracts
- Service agreements
- Other business contracts
In addition to these basic services, our attorneys have experience with a variety of complex business and corporate matters.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Our lawyers regularly represent both buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of public and private companies. We are experienced in all types of mergers, acquisitions, and business combinations, including asset sales, stock sales, and forward and reverse triangular mergers.
We have represented purchasers and sellers of a wide variety of businesses, from small local businesses and franchises to large public companies. Our lawyers help clients through the entire process of the merger or acquisition, including the preparation and negotiation of letters of intent, all aspects of the due diligence phase, and the negotiation and closing of the definitive acquisition documents. We help our clients structure their entities and maintain their corporate documents in ways that will make it easier for them to ultimately be acquired.
Our attorneys routinely handle employment issues. We regularly advise clients on personnel policies and manuals, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, and draft and negotiate individual employment contracts and severance packages. Our litigation experience includes discrimination claims, wrongful discharge actions, whistleblower matters, grievance proceedings, wage actions, EEOC and ACRD charges, and wage and hour investigations.
We represent hospitals, physicians, physician groups, physical therapists, dentists and dental groups, imaging and diagnostic facilities, and other healthcare providers in connection with all of their regulatory, transactional, and litigation needs. Our attorneys have expertise in many areas, including the reorganization of practices and entities, mergers and acquisitions of practices and entities, negotiation of partnership agreements and financing agreements, regulatory compliance, healthcare litigation, injunctions against harassment, guardianships, and healthcare powers of attorney.
Our attorneys assist creditors in exercising their rights in and to their collateral, both through the initiation of legal proceedings and through the self-help mechanisms available under the Uniform Commercial Code. We also represent creditors and other interested parties in various bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings and preference actions.
We provide a wide range of services to both franchisors and franchisees. Our attorneys form franchises in Arizona and other states and assist clients with federal and state regulatory requirements. We prepare documentation for and negotiate the purchase and sale of franchises, and we prepare and review franchise agreements.
We have substantial experience in receivership matters. We have represented receivers and receivership estates, as well as creditors and other interested parties. Our expertise in connection with receiverships includes significant representation in the fields of insurance and banking, where we have provided legal advice in transactional and litigation settings.