Business Law - Humboldt County, CA

Business Law


Starting and operating a business may seem like a daunting task without the right counsel to help you plan for what lies ahead. At Janssen Malloy, our business law attorneys are excited to work with entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners looking to establish an entity that will set you up for future success. We will help you develop a business plan that meets your needs. You’ll walk away with an understanding of the entity and structure that best meets your legal, business, and management needs, and you will have a trusted partner who can guide you through the entire life of that business. Our experienced team of attorneys specialize in providing cost-effective legal help with the following:

  • S and C Corporate Formations
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Foreign and Domestic Limited Liability Company Formations
  • Professional
  • General Partnership Agreements and Formation
  • Limited Partnership Agreements and Formation
  • Conversion of Business Entities


A critical part of a business’s success is the strength of its written agreements. Putting the deal in writing ahead of time can save you and your business a lot of headache. Consulting with an attorney before a deal happens can ensure the parties’ obligations are clearly defined, performance is timely, and enforcement provisions are there to protect your business if things don’t go as planned. Our attorneys excel at coming up with ways to make sure a transaction goes smooth from the outset. At Janssen Malloy, we can help you create contracts that work for you, including:

  • Buy Sell Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements
  • Real Estate Purchase Agreements and Leases
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Financing Agreements
  • Commercial Transaction


When business disputes happen, they are usually complex. That’s why it is an asset to have an attorney who understands your business and your goals when disputes arise. Effectively handling a dispute from its inception is critical to a company’s bottom line. An attorney you can count on to provide immediate advice and support at the outset is critical in protecting your business and accomplishing the goals of the litigation. The business attorneys at Janssen Malloy have decades of experience assisting clients through business disputes involving:

  • Breach of Contract/Fraud
  • Securities Litigation
  • Trade Secret
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Employment Disputes
  • Business Torts
  • Corporate Governance Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Disputes