Business Law

Westchester County Business Formation Lawyer

New York Incorporation LLC Contracts Attorney

Business Formation ◊ Commercial Contracts ◊ Real Estate

If you are planning to launch a new commercial enterprise or need assistance with the day-to-day legal issues that arise in the operation of a business, you want a knowledgeable and experienced attorney to protect your interests. Whether you need to determine the most appropriate legal structure to protect your interests or to make certain that your interests are protected in a particular business transaction, you want a lawyer who is acutely aware not only of the law but also of the practical consequences of any business determination. This firm will zealously represent your interests, just as it has successfully helped others in similar circumstances.

The law office of Jessica Bacal, Esq., PC, in Mt. Kisco, brings strong credentials and more than 20 years of experience to businesses throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland Counties. A graduate of the Columbia University Law School, attorney Jessica Bacal has an extensive knowledge of the laws and practices affecting businesses. Legal issues can arise at any time. The law office of Jessica Bacal, Esq., PC is committed to its availability to clients. To set up an appointment,e-mail Jbacal@verizon.net or call 914-767-9290

The Business Law Practice

The firm provides experienced and knowledgeable counsel to businesses and business owners, handling a broad range of legal issues, including:

  • Business formation – The firm advises clients regarding all issues related to business formation, helping clients to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different business structures, from partnerships to limited liability companies (LLCs) to limited liability partnerships (LLPs) to “S” and “C” corporations. The firm prepares and files all the documentation to establish a business in compliance with New York law, including articles of incorporation or organization, operating or partnership agreements, by-laws and state and federal tax registrations.
  • Business and commercial contracts – The firm negotiates, reviews and prepares many types of business or commercial contracts, including sales, distribution and vendor agreements, employment contracts, partnership or shareholder agreements, and confidentiality or non-compete agreements.
  • Commercial real estate – The firm handles all matters related to the sale or lease of commercial property, from the negotiation of terms of the agreement to any post closing matters. The firm also prepares buy-sell agreements and commercial leases and can advise clients regarding 1031 (like-kind) exchanges. See the real estate page for more information.
  • Business dissolution – The firm handles all documents, filings and proceedings necessary to wind down a corporation or to dissolve a partnership or LLC.

To set up an appointment, e-mail Jbacal@verizon.net or call 914-767-9290. The office is open during regular business hours, with evening and weekend consultations available by appointment. Located in downtown Mt. Kisco, at 71 Smith Avenue, between East Main Street and Lexington Avenue, just a few blocks from the Metro-North train station, the office is situated in a charming Victorian residence converted to office space. Ample parking is available.