Wherever you’re trying to get to, we can help.
We provide expertise to our clients in business taxation, including income, sales, use, and franchise tax, as well as federal estate taxation. It is important to understand and plan for the tax effects of business structures and transactions – we can guide you through the tax maze.
At Sparkman + Foote we believe that the most successful Non-Profits making the greatest impact on our communities are those that are organized, structured, and operated properly. Our lawyers help in maintaining non-profit status, governance, contracting, employment, and other matters that ensure Non-Profit clients run efficiently and in compliance with the myriad laws and regulations affecting them.
We work with our clients to clearly formulate what they want to achieve with their assets during and after their lifetimes and advise how best reach those goals. Whether you have modest assets and simply want to ensure they go where you want them to as easily as possible or need estate planning for tax minimization and asset protection (wealth preservation), our lawyers have the expertise and experience to assist you.
Commercial litigation involves nearly every type of dispute that can arise in the business context, including breach of contract, partnership and limited liability company disputes, corporate governance issues, breach of fiduciary duty, trademark and other intellectual property disputes, trade secret and confidentiality issues, employment disputes, and many other types of business-related disputes.
Sparkman + Foote serves as ethics counsel to lawyers and law firms, offering guidance to keep them on a sound ethical footing in their practice or when a lawyer leaves. And if you find yourself faced with an ethical dilemma, or worse a grievance, know that we can help. We also offer expert witness services in matters of legal ethics, professional standards, and corporate governance.
Protection of a client’s brand, product, and secrets is essential to business success. We can help businesses achieve that protection through trademark or copyright registration, confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property ownership agreements, licensing, protection of trade secrets, and enforcing your rights against infringement.
Sparkman + Foote lawyers are experienced in real estate purchases and sales, financing, leasing, and development, all of which can present a complex set of legal, tax, and other issues. Whether you are an owner, purchaser, landlord, tenant or developer, we encourage you to talk with us at the early stages of a transaction so we can help you end up in the best position you can.
At Sparkman + Foote LLP we offer a broad range of legal counsel to companies and non-profit organizations.
Sparkman + Foote LLP is a small firm of nationally recognized and highly experienced business lawyers focused on achieving clients’ objectives with creative and practical solutions.
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