Manier & Herod represents businesses of all types and sizes in a wide variety of business-related matters. These matters range from contract review and simple formation/start-up planning to highly specialized matters involving taxable and tax-exempt mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, business succession planning, and compensation structuring. The specialized skill and knowledge of our Corporate, Business & Tax attorneys allows Manier & Herod to represent publicly and privately held companies in many industries, providing comprehensive and personalized legal services during all stages of a business’s life-cycle.
Whether a transaction involves a straightforward purchase and sale of stock or a tax-free spin-off or split-up, sophisticated business and tax knowledge is critical to providing clients with effective representation. The firm’s tax practice focuses on all aspects of state and federal taxation, including tax planning for individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Planning in this area involves structuring tax-free mergers and reorganizations, providing advice regarding the tax impact of parent/subsidiary transactions, and planning business acquisitions to maximize future tax benefits to our clients. Several lawyers practicing in this area are also certified public accountants, and many have experience in tax litigation before the U.S. Tax Court and other state and federal courts. These diverse backgrounds and experiences allow our attorneys to respond swiftly to any tax question or controversy that may arise.