June 2, 2022

The Importance of Transactional Representation

When it’s time to get down to business, you want to make sure you’re taking every precaution and protecting your interests. Business transactions can take all sorts of forms: whether you’re buying or selling a business, starting a new business, entering into a new contract, negotiating with a landlord/tenant, or so much more, it’s important that you not just play it “by feel.” Maintaining legal representation whenever you’re about to make an important transaction can help ensure that everything runs smoothly and you avoid any unexpected, uncomfortable, or financially detrimental surprises along the way.

Protect your business (big or small)

The idea of transactional representation seems intuitive when it comes to large corporations. After all, when you’re making transactions worth millions (or even billions!) of dollars, who wouldn’t have a lawyer look over the details? It’s just common sense. 

But the truth is that businesses of all sizes benefit from professional legal representation to look over their business dealings. Sure, that massive corporation making million-dollar transactions daily may seem like a “big fish,” but if you’re just starting out or running a small business, even a contract worth a few thousand dollars can make or break the business if not approached with care and professional expertise. 

No matter if you’re running a Fortune 500 corporation or you’re still working out of your garage, proper legal oversight to make sure your transactions are working in your favor can be the difference between paying your bills that month or going out of business, or bringing your company from merely surviving to genuinely thriving.

Effective legal representation during every step of the transaction

Transactional representation is far more than just looking over a contract to make sure your business isn’t being taken advantage of, however. Legal representation during every step of the business process can make a huge difference in your future success. 

Planning on launching a new start-up? A good legal team can guide you through setting up operations, advise you on meeting all government regulations, and make sure your initial business dealings work in your favor. 

Is your current business thriving? Transactional representation will help you continue to grow while ensuring that you’re not overstepping or taking on too many risks. If you’re really ready to take your business to the next level, legal experts can even help you manage the acquisition of other companies in a way that minimizes downstream surprises or complications.

And if you’re ready to sell your business? The expertise of dedicated legal representation is crucial to ensure that the transaction happens smoothly and that you’re able to divest in a way that leaves you happy and in as financially sound a position as possible.

Transactional representation with a proven track record

Of course, all of the above is predicated on finding legal representation that is experienced, knowledgeable, and able to work for you effectively. The corporate attorneys at Segal Duffek Moen have the education to understand all the legal ins-and-outs of any transaction you face whether big and complex or smaller and (seemingly) more simple. However, our experience goes beyond on-paper education. We also use our guiding principles to help identify your business’s short- and long-term goals and work to ensure that every transaction is working to holistically build your company and guide it in the direction you want it to go.

If you have any type of upcoming business transaction and need expert legal help making sure that it moves your business in the right direction,  Segal Duffek Moen is here to help. For corporate law and transaction representation, contact Segal Duffek Moen at 952-358-7400 or by emailing Info@Segal Duffek Moen.com.