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Ryan Smith
Attorney / Founder
503.332.4556
ryan@peaklawgroup.com


National Headquarters:
Portland, Oregon


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Starting a Business: Peak Law Group Business Attorneys in Portland Oregon

Most or all businesses should be operated through a business entity, such as a corporation (C-Corp or S-Corp) or a limited liability company (LLC). By properly operating your business through a corporation or limited liability company, you help limit the possibility of being personally liable for business debts and obligations. You should involve a business attorney and tax advisor (such as a certified public accountant) to help you determine the type of entity that is right for your business. This decision will be based on factors such as liability protection, tax implications and financial considerations. A qualified business attorney will help you form the entity by filing Articles of Incorporation (for a corporation) or Articles of Organization (for an LLC) with the Secretary of State. Your business lawyer will also prepare structural documents for the company. These may include Bylaws, Subscription Agreements, and other documentation for a corporation. This may include an Operating Agreement for an LLC.

Contact Peak Law Group’s business attorney in Portland, Oregon for more information or to get started creating your business entity!     

Testimonials
Anyone who is considering buying, selling or operating a franchise or small business would be smart to call Ryan first. His extensive knowledge and experience in these areas can help you avoid potential pitfalls and contribute to your success. I highly recommend Ryan.
Prospective Business Buyer

Ryan is a dedicated, industrious, talented franchise lawyer. He is responsive, meeting or exceeding our every expectation. He is THE best!
CEO, Multi-Unit Pizza Franchisor (with locations in the U.S. and abroad)