Business and Corporate Services
For over a century, Varnum attorneys have served the business community with a full line-up of corporate services and specialties.
Whatever the nature of your company -- publicly-traded or privately-held, multinational or local, corporation or sole proprietorship -- our attorneys provide expert guidance. And whatever your business goals and legal needs, we have the skill and experience to help you manage them.
With strengths in a wide range of areas, our legal team is diverse and well rounded. We focus on getting to know you, working hard for you and earning your trust. And since we take a multi-disciplinary, team approach, we can tap the talents of any attorney whose expertise fits your situation.
Our corporate and commercial attorneys work daily on a variety of contract matters, including supplier contracts, licensing, procurement, sales contracts and contract administration.
Varnum attorneys serve our business clients’ needs in complex transactions governed by the Uniform Commercial Code, which includes Article 2 (Sales of Goods) and Article 9 (Secured Transactions). We have expertise in all facets of commercial sales, including drafting of purchase orders, quotes, and acknowledgments to protect the rights of buyers and sellers respectively. We also have an extensive practice in the secured transactions area governed by Article 9.
Varnum attorneys have extensive experience in representing corporate and business clients in financing transactions of various types. We represent manufacturers, retailers, real estate developers, hospitality businesses, automotive suppliers and other corporate and business clients in negotiating and closing financing transactions, including syndicated loans, working capital financings, asset-based loans, mezzanine financings, private debt placements and securitized sales of accounts receivable.