Business & Corporate Law

Key Practice Areas

Probate Law
Estate Planning
Elder Law
Business & Corporate Law
Real Estate Law
Personal Injury
Civil & Commercial Litigation
Municipal Law & Land Use
Worker's Compensation

Auto Accidents
Slip and Fall
Criminal & Motor Vehicle Defense
DWI Defense
Arbitration & Mediation

Slavin, Stauffacher & Scott, LLC
27 Siemon Company Drive
Suite 300 W
Watertown, CT 06795
Phone 860-274-2511
Fax 860-274-2513
Business & Corporate Law
Northwest Connecticut Business Law Attorneys
Formation • Transactions • Contracts • Disputes

The Northwest Connecticut business law attorneys of Slavin, Stauffacher & Scott, L.L.C. provide comprehensive consulting and litigation services to companies and non-profit organizations of all sizes.

Practical Experience and Legal Acumen
Our lawyers have handled complex transactions for Fortune 500 companies and helped hundreds of small start-up businesses throughout Litchfield and New Haven counties. Attorney Paul Jessell spent fifteen years in manufacturing and management, owning and growing two businesses of his own and serving as vice president of operations for two multi-million-dollar industrial companies. We can offer solid legal counsel based on hands-on knowledge of the issues facing Connecticut businesses.

Business Formation
Slavin, Stauffacher & Scott, L.L.C., advises on owner liability, taxation, ability to bring in investors and exit strategy for different startup entities:
   ● Limited liability company (LLC) and operating agreement
   ● Corporation (S corp, C corp) and shareholder agreement
   ● Partnership agreement (limited liability partnership, general partnership or family limited partnership)

We handle purchases and sales of businesses and commercial assets, including financing and due diligence:
  ● Buy/sell agreements
  ● Mergers and acquisitions
  ● Commercial real estate
  ● Dissolution

Employment Law

  ● Non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements
  ● Consulting on human resources issues; employee manuals
  ● Negotiating manufacturer's representative contracts
  ● Severance packages

Succession Planning
  ● Creating Family LLCs
  ● Moving assets to future generations while maintaining control of the company
  ● Providing for orderly transition of value of company as well as control

Nonprofit Corporations
  ● Incorporation and bylaws for charitable organizations and foundations
  ● Applying for and maintaining 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status
  ● Avoiding conflicts of interest and individual liability

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  ● Breach of contract involving customers, vendors or other companies
  ● Contract disputes with contractors and developers