Betts Patterson Mines

Family-Owned and Closely-Held Businesses

Family-owned and closely-held corporations face unique challenges and opportunities in today’s competitive business environment.

Our Business Practice Group has extensive experience advising and representing businesses across a wide range of industries and sectors—from manufacturing and construction, to technology and retail.

We believe in personalized client service. This is why we work to understand your business’ values, goals, and vision before proposing legal solutions. This approach allows us to tailor a legal action plan that solves your current business issue and eliminates potential future liabilities.

Some of our corporate services include:

  • Business formation and entity-type selection
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances
  • Shareholder agreements; buy-sell agreements
  • Corporate compliance and governance
  • Employment and labor law
  • Financing and capital
  • Tax planning and optimization
  • Succession planning and ownership transitions
  • Contract drafting and general counsel guidance
  • Intellectual Property: registrations, protections, and licensing
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Having served the Pacific Northwest area since 1899, our firm has a long history of assisting entities and business owners with their legal needs. We are proud of the lasting community and client relationships we have built along the way. We remain committed to helping our clients navigate the legal process to achieve their objectives and preserve their legacy.

Our experienced Business Practice Group attorneys are here to help and look forward to working with you.