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Closely Held Businesses

If you're ready to take the next big step for your business, you need the guidance of a smart, talented lawyer who thinks like a business person. Someone who will partner with you to achieve your goals, not put up roadblocks.

For more than 60 years, Maslon has provided great value and sensitive counsel to help our clients succeed. We understand the unique needs of closely held and family owned businesses across a broad range of industries, such as retailing, manufacturing, entertainment, foodservice, technology, professional services, and more.

We leverage our deep legal knowledge and extensive experience to fit your needs and fit your budget—identifying both the legal and business risks, and helping you find ways to make your business objectives a reality. We offer a full range of vital legal services, including assistance with:

  • Succession planning
  • Business entity formation
  • Long-term liquidity issues
  • Family business issues
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Capital formation
  • Entity tax planning

Move ahead with Maslon, a trusted, knowledgeable and cost-effective legal partner always at your side. Contact one of our attorneys to learn more about how we can help your business thrive.

Private Enterprise Counsel
Maslon is a member of the Private Enterprise Counsel (PEC), a national network of law firms that have a key portion of their practice focused on serving closely held business entities. Through PEC, we are able to share ideas and concerns with law firms from across the country to enable us to better serve our closely held clients.


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