At Rudman Winchell, we assist clients with formation and structuring of business entities corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships.

We have experience with the formation and structuring of non-profit organizations; raising capital including securities offerings and venture capital transactions; mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses.

Our attorneys assist with business succession planning; negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements; oversight and conduct of commercial transactions; negotiation and preparation of contracts; protection of intellectual property including patents, trademarks and copyright; business disputes; bankruptcy and creditors rights; and representation of both lenders and borrowers with financing transactions of all kinds.

We regularly assist start-up and growing enterprises in Maine’s emerging entrepreneurial, technology and research sectors. We are well-known for our work in forming and counseling non-profit organizations in all aspects of their legal affairs.

We represent both franchisors and franchisees with franchise matters. Our attorneys’ legal advice is influenced by their specialized knowledge of both the client's individual business and the sector in which that business operates.

Our corporate attorneys work closely with their colleagues in the firm’s other practice groups, enabling us to provide our clients with a comprehensive range of services in an efficient manner.