Bhatia & Associates
Lawyers that understand business and their unique legal needs.
CORPORATE BUSINESS

Bhatia & Associates has a diverse corporate and business practice with
experience in representing companies in all aspects of corporate and business
transactional matters. The corporate and business practice of the firm is
broad, ranging from complex and sophisticated transactional work to practice
involving day-to-day corporate counseling and assistance to companies and
business owners on legal aspects of business.

Our client base is diverse, including small entrepreneurial businesses as well
as large privately held corporations and ranges from well-established
companies to new start-up ventures. Bhatia & Associates serves in the role of
general outside counsel to many small and medium-sized companies. Our
attorneys are business-oriented and focus on a practical approach to business
law. The practice frequently involves a team approach, drawing from real
estate, commercial, employment and other specialty practice areas within the
firm as necessary or appropriate.

Some recent matters handled by the firm include:

Corporate Matters
- corporate and partnership formation and dissolution
- drafting corporate, joint venture and other organizational documents
- due diligence process
- shareholder agreements and buyouts
- employee stock option plans
- merger and acquisition agreements, buy-sell agreements

Business Transactions
- joint venture operating agreements and business alliance agreements
- service agreements, business contracts, independent contractor and           
consulting agreements
- financing and securitization documents
- employment and non-compete agreements
- evaluation of Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (UFOCs), repurchase
negotiation of franchise agreements and review of leases for franchised
business premises
Los Angeles Office
16133 Ventura
Blvd.,7th Floor
Encino, CA 91436

General Tel
(818) 995 9193
Direct Tel
(415) 515 5835

Bay Area Office
(415) 515 5835