DC Business Law

Business Lawyers Dedicated to your Goals

Our business lawyers are dedicated to the goals and objectives of our clients and making them a reality. At the intersection of business and law our business attorneys are focused on representing the legal needs of Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Small Business, C-Corps, S­-Corps and B­-Corps, Startups, Nonprofit Organizations and Publicly Traded Companies interests in the Washington, D.C. metro area and around the country. From formation to governance, to dispute resolution our business lawyers have the breath of experience to assist our clients in a wide spectrum of business matters.

Broad-Based Business Law Expertise

With a broad-based expertise that includes business formation, business transactions, and government contracting, our business lawyers understand small business, startups, nonprofits and government contractors. Lead by Mr. Antonoplos who has an MBA from Yale University, we have a reputation as experienced corporate, transactional and business lawyers who have extensive background in representing companies in complex corporate and business transactions, business litigation and commercial disputes.

We strive to provide small business clients and large corporate clients alike with the highest level of legal representation in a cost effective manner. Over the years we have developed a strong reputation for going to extra mile to get our clients the successful result they expect from their business lawyers.

Experienced Business Lawyers

Our business and corporate law practice specializes in handling complex business litigation matters that center around, business disputes, representing business owners, partnerships and corporation in diverse business sectors, including Fortune 500 companies, high net worth families and business founders in connection with what is sometimes the most important litigation for their business. What sets Antonoplos & Associates apart from our competition is our depth of litigation experience, our dedication to our clients and the results that we achieve.

Our business attorneys are well­ acquainted with the challenges of the modern business climate. While many of our clients are based here in the Washington D.C. metro area, we represent businesses and organizations from across the nation, helping their leadership teams navigate the increasingly complex business landscape to ensure regulatory compliance, mitigate risk, prosecute litigation and defend their contractual rights all in an effort to help them grow and protect their businesses. Whether you are seeking an attorney for the start of a business, a business lawyer for litigation or counsel for a commercial transaction our team of business lawyers have the experience, judgment and track record you expect.

Our Business Law Practice Focuses On:

  • Business & Corporate Litigation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Start Ups & Entrepreneurship
  • Business & Corporate Transactions
  • Corporations, Partnerships & Businesses: Formation and Governance
  • Business Valuation & Disputes
  • Non Profit Organizations
  • Microfinance, Regulation D, Private Placements & Offering Documents
  • Mechanics Liens & Priority of Interest Issues

Our Transactional Business Law Services

  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements,
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Corporate Bylaws
  • Buyout Agreements
  • Redemption Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Corporate Formation, Merger, Dissolution of Corporations, LLC’s and Partnerships
  • Special Purpose Entity
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Partnership & Limited Liability Company
  • Business Valuation
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Internal Stakeholder Acquisitions, External Stakeholder Acquisitions
  • Microfinance Transactions
  • Secured/Unsecured Borrowing and Lending Transactions
  • Venture Capital Transactions
  • Reg. D, Reg A, and Private Placements & Offering Documents
  • Government Contracting
  • Federal, State, and Local Government Procurement Issues
  • Representation in Government Contracts Infringement Disputes
  • Formation and Qualification of Non­Profit Organizations

Our Business Law Litigation Services Include:

  • Construction Contract Litigation
  • Mechanics’ Liens Litigation and Bond Claims
  • Management Disputes
  • Ownership Disputes & Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Vendor Agreements and Disputes
  • Trade Secrets
  • Corporate Governance and Shareholder Claims
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Regulatory Matters
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Competition Law
  • Title Claims
  • Lenders’ Rights
  • Business Valuation Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes and Partnership Litigation
  • Prime and Subcontractor Disputes
  • Real Estate Partition Suits
  • Suits for Accounting

Sectors Our Business Law Practice Serves:

  • Hospitality
  • Finance and Banking
  • Construction Industry
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Professional Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Private Investment
  • Non­-Profits and NGO's
  • Professional Services
  • Small Business Owners

Business Law Practice Areas

Stock Purchase Agreement

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Asset Purchase Agreement

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Business Valuation

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Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement

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Shareholder Agreement

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Washington DC Business Law Firm

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Partnership Agreement Lawyers

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Limited Liability Company Formation

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Limited Partnership

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Special Purpose Entity

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Corporate Formation

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Limited Liability Partnership

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Redemption Agreements

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Business Litigation

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Business Succession Planning

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Small Business & Startups

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Business Transactions

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Business Formation

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Business Valuation & Disputes

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Business Dissolution

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Nonprofit Organizations

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Latest Business Law Articles

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March 26, 2020

Small Business Survival: financial relief available under The CARES Act and the DC Small Business Recovery Microgrant Program

On March 24, 2020, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser followed the Maryland and Virginia Governors' example…

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April 23, 2019

Planning For A Medical Practice Breakup

Ending a business relationship is a difficult decision for anyone. For medical professionals, especially doctors,…

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January 14, 2019

Corporate Dissolution

Corporations often undertake a unique characteristic as a business entity - perpetual duration. Unlike joint…

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January 11, 2019

Partnership Disputes & Partnership Breakup

What to do when Business Partners Disagree On The Business? Partnership disputes can be a stressful…

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October 16, 2016

The Importance of Business Succession Planning

The Importance of Business Succession Planning? Business succession planning is one of the most important things…

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January 30, 2014

Business Licensing in the District of Columbia

District of Columbia Business Licensing requirements mandate that all businesses operating in DC are required…



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