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Business Law

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Customer and Vendor Contracts
  • Employment and Executive Compensation Agreements
  • Financing, Organizing and Maintaining Businesses
  • Purchase and Sale of Businesses
  • Shareholder, Partnership and Operating Agreements
  • Succession Planning

Estate Planning

  • Asset Protection
  • Charitable Giving
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Trusts Succession Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts

Estate and Trust Administration

  • Creditor Claims
  • Estate Inventories
  • Family Settlement Agreements
  • Federal and State Estate Tax Returns
  • Probate Proceedings

Real Estate

  • Acquisition and Disposition of Property
  • Financing and Management of Property
  • Leasing
  • Ownership Structure
  • Title Services

Business Law


Faermark & Williams, L.L.C. offers a complete range of services to closely-held businesses and their owners including organization, ongoing maintenance and assistance, contract review, purchase and sale of businesses and succession planning, to accommodate the concerns of passing business interests on to future generations. Emphasis is placed on working with our clients, understanding their business and proactive planning to meet their specific needs.

Our decades of business experience allow us to provide sophisticated business representation to individuals, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. We are involved in the full spectrum of commercial transactions, including the purchase and sale of assets and ongoing businesses; financing, organizing and maintaining corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies; and preparing shareholder, partnership and operating agreements. We draft, review and negotiate all varieties of contracts and agreements such as commercial leases, manufacturer representative agreements, customer and vendor contracts, employment and executive compensation agreements, and agreements between owners addressing death, disability, retirement and control.

Succession Planning

Succession planning is a process which is unique for each family or closely-held business. We help our clients with strategic planning to ensure that each business can be smoothly and successfully transferred to family members or sold to outside parties achieving their goals.


Our firm also represents not-for-profit organizations, charitable organizations and foundations. We provide the full spectrum of services to these entities including formation, registration and Secretary of State annual reports, preparation of applications for tax exempt status and corporate governance issues.