Commercial and Business Advices

Kingsmill Riess, L.L.C. has been advising and counseling business clients from all types of major industries for more than twenty years. We have earned a reputation as a law firm that is professional, well-prepared and assertive in protecting our clients' rights and interests. Whether you need guidance in forming the appropriate corporate structure for a new business, developing the appropriate contracts that will preempt any potential problems, or working through a business dissolution or a second-generation business transfer, we can help. Clients we advise on an almost daily basis include major oil companies, international gaming companies, Louisiana's largest construction companies, interested parties in bankruptcy litigation, and others.

Helping Our Clients With Planning and Execution

Clients turn to us for legal guidance in a wide array of areas, some of which include:

  • Developing and advising business entities with a nationwide presence
  • Structuring and preparing purchase bids for the purchase of bankruptcy assets
  • Negotiating effective purchase agreements for the stock of ongoing businesses, asset sales, and commercial real estate
  • Forming effective partnerships related to new technology ventures
  • Creating appropriate franchise structures and financing
  • Drafting master service agreements and vendor agreements

Providing Business Advice

The vast majority of our clients have turned to us because they were referred by those familiar with our skills both as advisors and as litigators — as well as our responsiveness to our clients needs and goals. A good percentage of our work involves intelligently and effectively representing our client's needs and goals in complex, cross-disciplinary legal matters often involving many parties, each with different interests.

Assisting in Complex Matters

Our attorneys can help you identify and understand the regulations, procedures and approvals required to set up and do business in diverse markets. We have the network, resources and ability to target the right agencies, officials, and local advisers to help you avoid roadblocks to effective establishment of your enterprise.

To learn more about how our lawyers can serve you, please call our New Orleans office at 504-581-3300.