We Are Houston’s Business Attorneys

Serving Start-Ups & Small Businesses Across Texas

At The Larson Law Office, we represent family-owned businesses and other businesses in a variety of circumstances, including Texas company formation, contracts and various Texas general counsel services. Our business attorneys will help you analyze the relevant issues from all angles before committing to action.

Corporate Lawyers Dedicated to Protecting Your Business Interests

Like you, we believe in action. We work to help you clear the path so you can make the best business decisions you can for your company. Our goal is to help you accomplish what will move your business forward.

If you are looking for business lawyers in Houston who will respond to you quickly, evaluate your situation, and timely provide you the advice and recommendations for your business to grow and thrive, contact our law firm today. Our expert corporate attorneys are ready to discuss your business needs, your goals, and how we can help. (713) 221-9088

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Our Business Attorneys Can Help Your Company Get on the Right Track

Our law firm has extensive experience in business formation issues, including:

  • Texas Company Formation
  • Texas Company Formation documents
  • LLC (Limited Liability Company)
  • PLLC (Professional Limited Liability Company)
  • Incorporation
  • PC (Professional Corporation)
  • Deal with Texas Secretary of State
  • Change Type of Business Entity
  • Partnership
  • Dissolution

We Provide General Counsel for Texas Companies

Our Houston business lawyers perform a variety of functions in this role, including:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Company Policy and Procedures
  • Employment Law Issues
  • Real Estate Issues
  • Business Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Due Diligence

Houston Business Attorneys Can Save Your Business Money

Choosing the right Houston business law attorney can save your business money by preventing litigation against you. Legal disputes can hurt any business, whether it’s a single member LLC or a large corporation. Litigation is quite costly, which is why you want to take precautions and prevent your business from being sued in the first place.

Skilled Houston business attorneys can protect your business and your bottom line. You need a firm that can help limit your liability exposure from the very beginning. Some people might assume that hiring a business lawyer is out of their budget.

Before making any decisions, contact The Larson Law Office and learn how we can help protect your business. The amount you spend on legal fees now could pay off exponentially down the line.

Does My Company Need a Business Attorney in Houston?

You may find it hard to decide whether you need a business attorney without knowing the possible outcomes of the situation you are dealing with. There are countless reasons your company may need the expertise of a Houston corporate lawyer.

There can be hidden problems that you won’t anticipate, like environmental issues that arise when purchasing another business. Even seemingly ordinary business transactions can unknowingly expose you to liability down the line.

Remember, there doesn’t have to be an existing problem for you to benefit from the advice of legal counsel. For example, you should ensure your employees are well-versed in issues like discrimination and sexual harassment before something happens. By setting up comprehensive training now, you may be able to reduce the potential for liability later on.

Main Ways Houston, TX Business Attorneys Can Help You

An attorney can help with many facets of your business, from initial formation to intellectual property protections. At The Larson Law Office, we provide legal representation in all areas of business law.

Are you forming a corporation or changing up your existing business structure? Sole proprietorships and partnerships should be looking at their potential liability risks to determine whether it’s time to change to a business structure that provides more liability protection and benefits.

Maybe you have a valuable business transaction on the horizon. A Houston business lawyer can draft contracts, negotiate a business agreement, and make sure your interests are protected.

Even if you are just leasing commercial space, you want a knowledgeable attorney to review the lease agreement before signing.

Once you are facing a legal problem, we will be there to help you through the litigation process. Sometimes you may need to sue another person or business. Perhaps a vendor breached their contract or someone is violating an non-competition agreement Whether you need to bring a lawsuit or are being sued, our Houston business attorneys will be there to help you through the process.

When You Don’t Need a Houston Business Law Attorney

There are very few situations where you don’t need a Houston business lawyer. There are some general tasks that you may not require legal assistance with. However, it’s important to consider speaking with a skilled business attorney in Houston to understand the legal implications of your actions.

Even seemingly simple tasks like choosing the right name for your business, registering your internet domain, or starting on your business plan can benefit from a lawyer’s expertise. You may want to come up with these on your own, but a skilled business lawyer will let you know whether you might encounter problems down the line.

You might be choosing a name that is already registered with the Texas Secretary of State, perhaps your business plan has major flaws, or maybe you should have chosen a different type of legal entity to shield your personal assets.

Contact the Experienced Business Lawyers in Houston

If you want knowledgeable, effective legal guidance for your business needs, contact The Larson Law Office today at (713) 221-9088 for a free consultation about your business needs.

FAQ: Questions and Answers About Business Law & Litigation

If a key employee leaves my company, how can I protect the confidential and trade secret information that is so important to my business operations?
Our business lawyers can help you protect your company’s trade secrets and other confidential and proprietary information. From non-competition agreements to confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure agreements, we can help you put into place a comprehensive strategy to help protect your company. It is important to have plans in place before important employees leave your business to attempt to go to work for your competitor or try to open their own competing business down the street. Contact our law firm today to learn more about what you can do to protect your business.

I have a business plan and I am ready to open my own business. How do I get it formed and what are my choices?
First of all, congratulations on deciding to open your own business! As passionate entrepreneurs ourselves, we get excited for other entrepreneurs when they embark on new ventures. We can help you with this process. Texas law offers many choices regarding how a company can be structured, including Corporation (Inc.), Limited Liability Company (LLC), Limited Partnership (LP), Professional Limited Liability (PLLC), General Partnership (GP) and Limited Liability Partnership (LLP). Each of these comes with its own advantages regarding protection from liability, payment of compensation, and other financial issues.

If you partner with our law firm for your business needs, our attorneys will explain the process, explain your choices regarding entities and take care of all the details with the Texas Secretary of State’s office. Once we have formed your company, we can help with other business planning issues ranging from contract drafting, review and negotiation, policy and procedure manuals, risk management, and any other legal functions or issues that may arise. We will also be just one phone call away if you need any assistance.

My company has just been served with a lawsuit by one of my suppliers alleging breach of contract. What do I do now?
You have a limited amount of time to respond to the lawsuit, so you need to act quickly to protect the interests and assets of your business. The Larson Law Office can help you quickly get on top of the situation, help you understand the legal issues involved and lay out options that make sense for your company. You want experienced litigators at your side in commercial litigation cases, so contact our lawyers, Diana Larson or Erik Larson, today to discuss your Houston business litigation matter.

How much does it cost to create a business in Texas?
It depends on what type of business organization you are creating, as the State of Texas charges different fees for registration. In addition to the fees for registration are our firm’s legal fees for creating the business and the number of accompanying documents you want to have. Speaking with one of our corporate attorneys can help you determine your needs and the costs of those services.

Do you review contracts for individuals and companies?
Yes. The attorneys at The Larson Law Office have many years of experience in creating and reviewing business documents and contracts. Our lawyers can discuss pricing with you and how we can assist you with drafting, reviewing or negotiating contracts. Contact us today to discuss your business needs.