Business Formation

Kishbaugh Law Firm, LLC works closely with clients to understand their business, their needs and their goals to determine the best type of entity for them. Your attorney will become a part of your team, develop an understanding of your needs and risks, and provide business advice to help you avoid expensive mistakes and costly litigation.

Startup Stage

Our lawyers advise entrepreneurs and founders from company conception. We advise entrepreneurs on everything from choice of entity and founder arrangements through venture financing. We also serve as outside general counsel, advising our emerging company clients on the various legal issues that confront them. Some of our services include:

  • Choice of entity
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Equity financings, including structuring of angel and venture capital financings
  • Employment law counseling

We form all types of entities and advise established businesses and start-ups including:

  • Corporations
  • S-corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • General partnerships
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Sole proprietors
  • Franchises
  • Not-for-profit corporations


The Firm is your trusted advisor throughout the life of your business and tailors its services to meet your changing needs. We provide expedient and cost-effective solutions so that you can focus on what you do best — grow and run your business. Some examples of those services are:

Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation

We can help you with all of the contracts and agreements that you will need throughout the life of your business. Your attorney can review, draft and negotiate the following:

  • Business start-up documents
  • Partnership agreements and operating agreements
  • Leases
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment agreements