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Overview

Business lawyers in each of Foulston Siefkin’s offices employ their broad and diversified practices to add value to the businesses of our clients. Foulston Siefkin’s business attorneys bring familiarity and experience to the diverse and complex legal areas of commercial and business transactions, including corporate governance, finance, securities matters, franchising, antitrust, creditors rights and bankruptcy, real estate, intellectual property and e- business, licensing, general commercial matters, aircraft financing, oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, securitization, entity formation, regulatory matters, and a myriad of other corporate transaction areas.

Foulston Siefkin is proud of its diverse range of business clients, which range from Fortune 500 companies to sole proprietors. In today’s high-speed economy, our smaller and medium-sized, closely held business clients need experience and legal counseling to grow their organizations. Our experience in representing small to large clients in local, state, regional, national, and international transactions provides a wide-ranging perspective allowing us to arrive at creative and resourceful solutions.

Additionally, Foulston Siefkin’s broad range of legal experience in other important areas of the law is brought to bear for our business clients. Notably, Foulston Siefkin’s tax attorneys provide counseling in a variety of tax-related fields, including tax-benefited restructuring, asset valuation, tax value allocation, and sales and use tax matters. Foulston Siefkin’s employment and labor law attorneys provide valuable expertise in managing human resources, key employees, and labor and union issues. Other areas of experience include health care law, construction law, employee benefits and executive compensation, commercial and business litigation, trust and estate planning and generational business transitions.

Areas of Representation

Acquisitions

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Aircraft Finance

Business Counseling

Business Incorporation

Business Transaction Negotiations

Buy-Sell Agreements

Commercial Matters

Complex Corporate Reorganizations

Contract & Agreement Negotiations

Corporations

Creditor Protection Planning

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Employment Agreements

Family Business Planning

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Family Limited Partnerships

Fraud

Land Transactions

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Leases

Licensing

Limited Liability Companies

Limited Partnerships

Lines of Credit and Other Financing Arrangements

Loans

Mergers

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Non-Compete Agreements

Private Placements

Product Development and Dealer Agreements

Purchase of Business

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Reorganization

Sale of Business

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Shareholders' Agreements

Stock Options

Succession Planning

Attorneys

Primary Contacts

Additional Supporting Attorneys

Publications

Issue Alerts

2020
Coronavirus: DOL Revises Paid Leave Requirements Under FFCRA
Coronavirus: What Kansas Multi-Family and Other Residential Landlords Should Know About the Unprecedented Federal Residential Eviction Moratorium Order
Coronavirus: New York Court Vacates Portions of FFCRA Regulations
Coronavirus: COVID-19 Response and Reopening for Business Liability Protection
Coronavirus: Business Guide to the Kansas Ad Astra Re-Open Plan (Phase 2.0)
Coronavirus: Business Guide to the Kansas Ad Astra Re-Open Plan (Phase 1.5)
Coronavirus: Open for Business – The Kansas Ad Astra Re-Open Plan (Phase 1)
Coronavirus: Evaluating Your Estate Planning Strategies
Coronavirus: Maintaining Privacy and Data Security with a Remote Workforce
Coronavirus: What Should Your Business Be Doing to Comply with the Law and Take Advantage of Stimulus Dollars?
Coronavirus: U.S. Department of Labor Issues Regulations Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Benefits Under FFCRA
Coronavirus: Rapid Funds Available Now For Businesses In 35 Kansas Communities
Coronavirus: Kansas Gov. Issues Statewide Stay-At-Home Order
Coronavirus: Key Tax and Business Provisions
Coronavirus: Essential Services
Coronavirus: COVID-19 and Your Contractual Obligations

2019
Kansas Supreme Court Ruling Uncaps Damages for "Pain and Suffering"

2018
Don't Wait for IRS Guidance to Invest in Opportunity Zone Fund

2011
New .xxx Domain Name Registry Announced: Act Now to Protect Your Brand

2008
New Construction, Dealership, Franchise, & Transportation Contracts in Kansas Can No Longer Contain Commonly-Used Liability Indemnity Provisions

ARTICLES

2009
New Contracts in Kansas Can No Longer Contain Commonly Used Liability Indemnity Provisions
-LJN’S Franchising Business & Law Alert

Presentations

2012
Kansas Corporate Farming Statutes and Limits on Ownership (Wichita Bar Association Real Estate Committee and the Continuing Legal Education Committee)