Business Law

Sophisticated legal experience can assist in your everyday business decisions

Attorney Stephen Rizzieri offers seasoned representation where transactions require a comprehensive understanding of business law, contract law, negotiated transactions, financial closings, and dispute resolution services through collaboration, instead of litigation.
The firm strives to facilitate efficient, cost-effective, delivery of services. Stephen Rizzieri brings clients the benefit of more than 35 years of experience in law and business and a sophisticated knowledge of unique and complex issues.

The firm provides clients with services in Business and Personal Contracts, Negotiated Transactions, General Counsel Services, Entity Formation, Governance, and Conflict Resolution.

Contracts, Transactions, and General Counsel Services

  • Negotiation, drafting, review and implementation of contracts and agreements
    • Business Purchase and Sale Agreements
    • Business Separation and Dissolution Agreements
    • Joint Development and Joint Venture Formation Agreements
    • Project and Corporate finance closings
    • Commercial land option, ROW and purchase agreements
    • Commercial Building lease agreements
    • Specialty Project agreements
    • Construction contract and negotiation
    • Engineering, procurement and construction negotiations
    • Long-term operating, Warranty Agreements
    • Equipment Purchase Agreements
    • Power sales agreements
    • Cooperation Agreements
    • Pipeline, Transmission and Construction agreements
    • Non-disclosure Agreements
    • Non-compete Agreements
    • Consulting and Services Agreements
    • Personal legal issues
  • Project development
    • Infrastructure development, construction, operating, and maintenance transactions
    • Strategic Planning
    • Land transactions
    • Working with financial institutions and securing capital
    • Alternative energy and renewable fuels development
    • Closing Catalyst
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Financing documents and financial closings (from small transactions to multibillion-dollar project financing)
  • Private capital markets transactions
  • International transactions in the U.S., China, India, West Africa, Nepal, Costa Rica and Southeast Asia for oil, gas, mining and power companies

Entity Formation, Governance, and Operations

Stephen Rizzieri works with clients on Entity Formation, Governance, and business operations issues. Specific areas addressed by the firm are:

  • Financial Closings
  • Project development and strategic planning
  • Domestic and international transaction closings in complex industries
  • Operating agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Day to day businesses arrangements
  • Risk mitigation
  • Subsidiary or affiliate relations
  • Due diligence
  • Entity Formation
  • Board meeting attendance & corporate minutes

Collaborative Dispute Resolution

Often clients want to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation because of the expense, time and emotional stress involved with going to court as well as the need to maintain relationships with partners, suppliers, family members and individuals and maintaining confidentiality. Attorney Stephen Rizzieri offers clients dispute resolution alternatives to litigation and settlements through the application of civil collaborative law principles in these circumstances:

  • Business disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Joint Venture / Partnerships
  • Personal Matters
  • Family Conflicts

Inquire about how you can resolve disputes without expensive litigation.

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