Creation of Business Entities and Commercial Transactions

When it comes to buying or selling a business in Tennessee, enlisting the services of a knowledgeable and experienced business attorney is essential.  Likewise, when creating the right business entity for your new company can help you to ensure your personal assets are protected from the potential liabilities of a new business. 

Attorney Sharon Clark is a skilled business attorney. She will provide you with invaluable guidance and ensure that your transaction proceeds smoothly, protecting your interests throughout the process. Here are some of the key services Sharon Clark Law can provide to you as you as you create your new business entity or if you are buying or selling a business in Tennessee:

  1. Due Diligence:  Attorney Sharon Clark will advise you when it comes to conducting thorough due diligence to investigate the legal and financial aspects of the business being created, bought or sold.   Sharon Clark will review your contracts, leases, financial records, permits, licenses, and other relevant documents to identify potential risks and ensure that the transaction is based on accurate information.
  2. Negotiating and Drafting Contracts: Whether you are buying or selling a business, Sharon Clark and her team will negotiate and draft the necessary contracts to protect your interests. She will ensure that the terms and conditions are fair, comprehensive, and legally binding. This includes purchase agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, and any other relevant contracts.
  3. Business Valuation:  Attorney Sharon Clark can guide you toward the best professionals to secure a valid determination of the fair market value of the business being bought or sold.  It is important to have an expert analysis of financial statements, assets, liabilities, and other relevant factors to help you arrive at a reasonable price for the transaction.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Tennessee has specific regulations and licensing requirements that businesses must adhere to.  Sharon Clark Law will ensure that the necessary permits, licenses, and compliance requirements are met during the buying or selling process. She and her team will help you navigate the regulatory landscape, reducing the risk of any legal complications.
  5. Risk Assessment and Mitigation:   Sharon Clark Law will help you to identify potential legal risks associated with the new business or the transaction and work to mitigate them. She will provide advice on liability issues, potential legal disputes, and any other legal concerns that may arise during the buying or selling process.
  6. Entity Structuring: If necessary, Sharon Clark Law can assist in determining the most suitable legal structure for the transaction, whether it’s a stock sale, asset sale, merger, or other forms of business transfer.   She will help you and/or connect you with the best professionals to analyze the tax implications and liability considerations with your transaction so that you can make an informed decision.
  7. Intellectual Property Protection: If the business being bought or sold has intellectual property assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, or patents, Sharon Clark Law can assist in protecting and transferring those assets as part of the transaction. She and her team will ensure that all necessary intellectual property rights are properly documented and transferred.
  8. Closing the Deal:  Sharon Clark Law will guide you through the closing process, ensuring that all legal requirements are met, necessary documents are executed, and funds are properly transferred. Sharon Clark will work closely with other professionals involved, such as accountants and brokers, to facilitate a seamless closing.


By engaging the reputable legal services of Sharon Clark Law, you can navigate the complexities of formation of a new business and/or the buying or selling of an existing business with confidence. Sharon Clark and her team will provide expert advice, protect your interests, and ensure that the transaction is conducted in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. With the support of Sharon Clark Law, you can focus on achieving your business objectives and maximizing the value of your investment.