Business Matters

Cincinnati Business Attorney

An attorney who assists clients with business formations and transactions should be well-versed in the areas of business, tax, and contract law and other areas of law regularly encountered by businesses. Mr. Bergmann has the knowledge and experience in those areas of law, having spent more than thirty years assisting entrepreneurs, start-up and existing businesses, and professional practices with the formation or re-structuring of their businesses and their business transactions.

Clients he has served include accountants, architects, engineering firms, attorneys, construction companies, convenience stores, courier services, dentists and oral surgeons, hair stylists, home inspectors, insurance agencies, landscaping companies, suppliers, manufacturers, pediatrists, physicians, plumbing companies, printing companies, real estate investors,  restaurants,  stores, service companies, subcontractors,  taverns, and web designers.


  • Business formations -- Corporations, limited liability companies,  partnerships, and other entities
  • Consultation -- Regarding business, contract, employment, real estate, succession planning, and tax matters
  • Preparation of contracts and other transaction documents
  • Review and revision of business documents
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Business mergers and consolidations
  • Business dissolutions
  • Legal representation in litigation, arbitration, and mediation of business-related claims and disputes
Examples of documents which we regularly prepare for clients are listed here.

Asset Purchase Agreements
Business Succession Agreements
Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements
Consulting Agreements
Employment Agreements
Employee Handbooks/Policy Manuals
Equipment Lease Agreements
Independent Contracting Agreements
Licensing Agreements
Management Agreements
Meeting Minutes and Written Actions
Non-Compete Agreements
Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements
Promissory Notes and Loan Agreements
Security Agreements
Shareholder Agreements
Stock Purchase Agreements
Subcontracting Agreements


Many of the above-described services, such as business formations, may be provided for a flat fee. Other services which ordinarily involve an uncertain amount of time (such as handling business sales and purchases and claim or dispute representation) are offered on an hourly fee basis.

Business-related legal services in addition to the ones described above may be offered by the firm. If you do not see a particular legal service which you need, please contact us  to inquire whether that service is available.