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Our Practices

Niles Barton’s deep experience and a history of success in handling matters for our clients have helped to make us a firm that they rely on and trust. No matter how challenging or difficult the matter, our clients know we will rise to the occasion and do whatever it takes, whenever needed, to protect their interests.

Our Practices

Business and Corporate Law

"Increasing confidence in your business"

Niles Barton has been representing business clients since its inception in 1838, so we understand the intricacies of today’s business. From start-ups to public companies, there are many challenges in starting, buying, selling and managing businesses from negotiating and drafting contracts, managing employees, understanding and complying with government rules and regulations, to resolving conflicts between owners. Our corporate attorneys understand these challenges, so we help clients deal with legal issues and problems that impact their business. Our business lawyers provide solutions from cost-effective company formation to strategic legal and business advice throughout the company growth stages. 

Many clients consult us specifically on sale, acquisition and merger matters. These transactions are about more than just money. Businesspeople have many reasons to buy, sell or merge a company, such as the injection of new capital or the acquisition of market share, growth, technology, experienced personnel, new clients, or new products or services. At Niles Barton, our attorneys understand these different goals and advise clients on the best way to handle the challenges and issues as they go through the sale, acquisition or merger process. 

We counsel clients in a broad range of industries and have specific industry expertise in the areas of banking and finance, construction, healthcare, insurance, real estate and development, information technology, small business and nonprofits. Our corporate attorneys work closely with individual business owners, partners, managers, and in-house counsel to support their legal needs in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Our corporate legal services include:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Software and Technology
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial and Business Tort Litigation
  • Commercial Lending
  • Company Formation
  • Contract Administration and Negotiation
  • Corporate and Partnership Matters
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Law
  • Franchising