We help you start and grow your business and plan for the future

At Banyan Legal Counsel, we are proactive instead of reactive and we are invested in our clients' long-term success. From individuals and startups to nonprofits and multinational corporations, we help our clients lay the foundation for their business, comply with ever-changing employment laws and build successful business relationships, develop strategies to optimize their business, and reduce their potential legal exposure from the start instead of waiting until after a problem arises.


We help business owners with:


Business Formation and Governance

Business entity formation (LLCs, partnerships, and corporations)

Operating agreements, partnership agreements, and bylaws

Shareholder agreements and buy/sell agreements

Business Contracts

Creation of business contract templates (customer agreements, supplier and distributor contracts, and contractor agreements)

Buying and selling a business or its assets

Employment Law and HR Policies

Interviewing and hiring employees and background checks

Employing workers in multiple states

Offer letters and other employment agreements

Executive compensation agreements and sales commission plans

Employee confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements

Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements

Workplace policies and employee handbooks

Termination, severance packages, and separation agreements

Working with independent contractors