Corporate and Business Law


Business executives look to outside legal counsel for more than legal advice; they want someone who will function as a member of their management team.  At Leonard, O’Brien, Spencer, Gale & Sayre Ltd., we provide our business clients with continuous quality legal service and contact which is unique among other law firms, and we respond to each client’s needs with the attention and personal concern we know each business requires.  

Range of Services

We have a large and diverse business and corporate client base.  This means our clients vary in size, goals and legal requirements.  At Leonard, O’Brien, Spencer, Gale & Sayre, Ltd., we have represented entrepreneurs and start-up companies as well as corporations with multi-millions of dollars in annual revenues.  

In assisting clients, we are positioned to provide a full range of business services, tailored to meet individual needs.

These include:

  • Compensation Issues including Deferred Compensation
  • Business Formations and Advice
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate Financing
  • Public Company compliance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Stock Redemption Agreements
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Leases
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financing Agreements
  • Tax Advice
  • Employment Matters
  • Antitrust/Unfair Trade Practices Counseling 

Clients also benefit from the experience of the firm’s other sections in areas such as:

  • Government Relations and Legislative Assistance
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization Services
  • Secured and Unsecured Loan Documentation
  • Broad Experience

The business and corporate section has existed since the firm was founded in 1968, and in fact, a large part of the firm’s excellent reputation and identity is associated with our business and corporate legal work.  The eight attorneys practicing in the area of business and corporate law have experience covering virtually every facet of corporate life.  Among our professionals are frequent lecturers at seminars and Continuing Legal Education Programs; authors; court appointed arbitrators; and recipients of court appointments.

The attorneys in the corporate & business department at Leonard, O’Brien, Spencer, Gale & Sayre, Ltd. are anxious to assist you in meeting your business objectives by providing excellent quality and personalized service at a reasonable price. If we can assist you, or if you would like further information about our capabilities or our law firm, please contact any of the attorney’s listed.