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What Can An LLC Lawyer Help You With?

An Limited Liability Company (LLC) lawyer is a professional that assists businesses during formation, mergers, and acquisitions. They provide services for LLC filings and maintenance, and are often consulted to help businesses decide whether or not an LLC is right for them based on their long-term goals.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire An LLC Formation Attorney In The U.S.?

The cost of an LLC attorney depends on several factors, including your location, how complex your business is, and the number of members that will be in your LLC. Lawyers in this area of specialization typically charge around $100 to $300 an hour to assist with LLC set-up, for an approximate total cost of $1,000 to $3,000.

How To Find The Best LLC Lawyer

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Need An LLC Formation Attorney In Your Area?

Check out the LLC attorneys we have listed. You can use UpCounsel to search for a lawyer who operates in your state. The best lawyers should be experienced in LLC law, and should offer to work with you on an ongoing basis.

FAQs About LLC And LLC Lawyers

What Does LLC Stand For In Law?

LLC stands for Limited Liability Company. It’s a business structure designed to prevent members from being held personally liable for debts and lawsuits incurred by a company. Since LLCs are not taxable, it’s considered a “pass-through” entity, meaning that while losses and profits are filed on personal income tax returns, owners can’t be held liable on an individual basis for anything the business owes.

Is An LLC A Good Idea?

To figure out whether an LLC is suitable for your company, it’s best to consult an LLC formation attorney. Generally, LLCs work well for small businesses since they offer tax benefits and require minimal recordkeeping.

Do I Need A Lawyer To Start An LLC?

While you don’t technically need to hire an LLC lawyer to form an LLC, it makes the process much easier. A lawyer will guide you through the process of filing important documents (like an Articles of Organization with your state), ensure all records are error-free and properly maintained, and provide ongoing legal advice.

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Seth Wiener

1182 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Steven Stark

537 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Mario N.

Mario Naim

212 reviews
Mario's firm focuses on serving growth companies throughout the venture capital life cycle from startups to public companies. The firm provides services related to business law, specifically corporate, securities, business combinations and commercial transactions. He has also helped foreign clients in the acquisitions of businesses in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
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David Yamaguchi

209 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Mary Hodges

240 reviews
Employment is a big part of any business, and Mary Hodges understands that many business owners may not know the legal details of the hiring or termination process. She works with business owners with a variety of needs: from working with independent contractors, to developing and implementing employment policies, non-disclosure agreements, and more. Ms. Hodges can also help with business formation, contracts, and operations.
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Alejandro M.

Alejandro Maher

177 reviews
Alejandro Maher’s firm specializes in domestic and international corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He has represented individual investors, entrepreneurs, and emerging-growth companies in matters of public and private offerings of equity, M&A, and real estate financing. Currently, Alejandro has over 50 domestic and international clients.
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Philip Heller

76 reviews
A corporate and commercial transactions counsel, Philip Heller has represented leading digital media, entertainment, and technology companies, including Warner Bros, Hulu, and American Express. He is particularly knowledgeable about SaaS, software licensing, partnerships, and private equity funds. Mr. Heller specializes in negotiations and drafting complex agreements and privacy policies.
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