Business Succession Planning
Extensive Business Knowledge
At WCN, we combine our deep legal experience with our extensive business knowledge to advise and counsel our clients on business succession planning and other matters affecting family and closely held businesses. Business owners are confronted with numerous issues and opportunities when planning for the transfer of either the ownership interests or the control of the entity. We help our clients effectively plan.
Our attorneys’ extensive and varied experience in all aspects of family business succession planning, which includes drafting and implementing shareholder agreements, providing alternatives to funding such agreements, including insurance planning and structuring the transaction of sales and gifts of business interests, including utilization of valuation discounts.
Our experienced attorneys address family and business concerns and negotiate solutions for different members of the family or owners. Our business succession planning attorneys consult and counsel owners and family members to balance the interest of the parties, while protecting the value of the business and providing family members or business owners with the control and equity that is necessary or appropriate.
We take great pride in serving our clients with our personalized, concierge approach, working closely with business owners throughout the journey of owning a business. Our skilled attorneys work as a cohesive team to deliver highly effective legal strategies and solutions that are proven and practical.
Meet the Attorneys in the Private Client Services Practice at Wilchins Cosentino & Novins
Stephen N. Wilchins
Eric B. Brenman
Robert W. Meshel
Beth E. Warach
Why WCN for Private Client Services
Right-sized. We are large enough to have the depth of expertise and knowledge, while small enough to be available, accessible and personal.
Concierge Approach. Our clients are assured of our accessibility, personal attention and skilled guidance as we seamlessly and adeptly address their legal needs.
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