Business and Commercial Law

Thorough. And thoroughly professional.

Starting, operating, buying or selling a business takes careful planning and preparation. A skilled business attorney from Bagwell Holt Smith P.A. can handle all your legal needs as well as provide valuable insight and sound advice.

We represent a variety of businesses, large and small, for profit and non-profit, in a wide variety of industries and sectors. Our attorneys work closely with our litigation and real estate teams, as well as tax professionals, to provide clients with comprehensive legal services that help ensure they reach their goals.

Nat Smith is the most informative, knowledgeable and trustworthy lawyer I have ever encountered. He really cares for the individuals he represents. I can not imagine hiring a better lawyer than Mr. Smith.

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As a client-centered practice, our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients based on trust, mutual respect and good communication. These relationships are the bedrock of our firm and the reason we love what we do. Whether a client has a quick question, needs a contract drafted or has a more complex legal matter that needs immediate or sustained attention, they know we will always be attentive and responsive to their needs.

We provide business and corporate clients with counsel in a wide variety of areas including:

  • Entity selection
  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Business and entity formation
  • Corporate governance
  • Preparation of everyday contractual agreements
  • Commercial real estate purchases, sales and leases

Bagwell Holt Smith P.A. understands the fast-paced and competitive nature of the restaurant industry. Our attorneys have represented the legal needs of the restaurant and bar industry for decades, acting as trusted advisors and rigorous advocates for all aspects of the business. Our experience includes representing the full spectrum of restaurant types including international, national and regional chains; fine dining restaurants; casual dining; quick service restaurants; diners; pubs; breweries; distilleries; bars and stand-alone facilities in hotels, malls and food halls.

Our restaurant clients count on us for a full range of legal representation including:

  • Real estate transactions
  • Leasing
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Purchase, sales and acquisitions
  • Financing
  • Litigation
  • Operating issues
  • Entity formation
  • Formation and dissolution of partnerships
  • Supplier and distribution arrangements
  • Debt Collection
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