Fresno Business Lawyers
The experienced business lawyers at Pascuzzi, Pascuzzi & Stoker have been representing the interests of small and medium-sized business clients throughout the San Joaquin Valley and surrounding areas for over 25 years. A number of our attorneys have real world business training and experience outside the legal field. We are experienced practitioners providing high-quality legal advice to business clients regarding the day to day operations or long term goals of the business.
Pascuzzi, Pascuzzi & Stoker has been a trusted business advisor assisting new and existing companies form the proper business entity for their specific needs. We counsel our clients on the advantages and disadvantages of various business entities including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships and non-profit corporations.
After the best business structure is identified, we assist our clients in maintaining proper compliance records as well as meeting local, state and national filing requirements including but not limited to Articles, Bylaws, Operating Agreements, Statements of Information and Corporate Disclosure Statements.
Our business law team provides comprehensive transactional services to corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, and joint ventures throughout the San Joaquin Valley. We have assisted numerous clients in the preparation and negotiation of contracts and agreements including company policy manuals, independent contractor/employment agreements, franchise agreements, sales contracts, maintenance contracts, service agreements, financing documents, confidentially agreements and non-compete agreements. Our attorneys have significant experience in complex contract negotiations as well as mergers, acquisitions, sales, and dissolutions of businesses. If and when litigation is necessary, we defend small businesses in disputes involving breach of contract, ADA violation claims, negligence, and administrative law claims.
Pascuzzi, Pascuzzi & Stoker provides advisory services to small businesses regarding wage and hour laws, hiring and firing, and other employment-related issues so that businesses can get back to what is important – running the business. Our attorneys are experienced in drafting business policies and employment handbooks to help prevent employment related issues from arising. If and when litigation is the best solution, we defend small businesses in disputes involving wage and hour issues, discrimination, wrongful termination, and unfair business practices.