Trusted business allies remove impediments to your success

If you are planning to start your own business in New York, or if you want to expand your current business, an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney can help expedite the process and ensure your success. Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office assists individuals and businesses of all sizes with a full range of legal services, including:

Our attorneys are well-prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. If litigation becomes necessary, we work tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case.

Realizing your business objectives

A focus of our firm is helping clients start their own businesses. We review your business plans and advise on issues involved in business formation and maintenance, including potential liability, corporate entity formation and tax structures. Once your business has been established, we continue to help it grow by advising on insurance coverage, investment strategies, and corporate compliance issues. We also look after your best interests by finding strategies to limit your personal liability and increase your bottom line.

Helping business owners move forward

We work closely with business owners to ensure businesses run smoothly. We often negotiate and draft contracts and buy-and-sell agreements, assist with corporate compliance measures and tax filing, and represent businesses in shareholder disputes and commercial litigation cases. Our attorneys are seasoned negotiators and litigators, and know how to best represent your financial interests, successfully resolving your issues in the boardroom or the courtroom.

Contact our experienced business attorneys to address your legal needs

No matter if you’re starting a new business or growing one that already exists, the capable business law attorneys at Tully Rinckey can handle any legal challenge you face. Our team draws on a wealth of experience and a deep well of resources to strengthen your business model and maximize your bottom line. Call us at (585) 492-4700, or email us at info@tullylegal.com to schedule an initial consultation with our Rochester, New York office.

Litigation between businesses can involve:

  • Complex legal filings
  • Arduous discovery
  • Intense depositions
  • Grueling trial preparation
  • Exhausting settlement negotiations
  • Complicated jury selection
  • Demanding argument and evidence presentations
  • Rigorous courtroom challenges

It’s imperative that you hire a law firm that can do all the heavy lifting, while still protecting your legal rights and shielding your business interests.

The capable, trial-tested litigation attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC know how to win. We’ll handle your case from start to finish, making sure you and your business are protected.

Our litigation attorneys have a wealth of experience in a number of corporate and commercial litigation areas, including:

  • General commercial and contract
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Securities
  • Real estate
  • Land use and zoning
  • Bankruptcy litigation

The litigation attorneys at Tully Rinckey offer your business a number of clear legal advantages, including:

  • Proficiency and innovation – We offer efficient and creative legal solutions that best serve your business
  • Trial-cycle representation – We have the ability to take your case to and through litigation if necessary
  • A full-service firm – We offer a wide range of litigation services in all aspects of corporate and commercial litigation
  • Deep resources and experience – We regularly appear in state and federal courts across the country

Sometimes the best solution to your business’s legal issue is to settle out of court. Our attorneys provide you with clear settlement options for your dispute resolution. Then we aggressively represent your interests at the bargaining table. We’re adept at settlement negotiations, making sure you realize the best possible outcome of your dispute.

If the results of a litigation are unsatisfactory to you, our attorneys can review your case and advise you on the chances of a successful appeal. The appellate courts operate differently from trial courts. If you decide to appeal, we ensure you meet the deadlines for appeal and that your case is made as compellingly as possible to the proper court. Our litigators have handled appeals to the highest appellate courts in the nation.

We realize how important it is to find a solution for your dispute promptly. From the filing of a complaint to discovery, from trial to appeal, the litigators at Tully Rinckey bring every resource to bear on your case, with an eye toward securing a speedy settlement or a favorable judgment. Whether you’re the complainant or the defendant, we litigate your corporate or commercial legal matter from a position of strength.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us at (585) 492-4700 or info@tullylegal.com.

Your business start-up or developing company may not need or can’t afford to hire in-house attorneys. Even mature businesses sometimes lack the legal workflow to justify retaining full-time general counsel. Under such circumstances, you have another option – outsourcing general counsel services to a qualified law firm.

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Whether you’re starting a business or growing one, you need an attorney who gets to know you and your company from the inside out. The business attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC do just that. We take a personal interest in making sure your company’s legal bases are covered. This forward-thinking approach helps us identify innovative solutions to your legal matters and allows us to anticipate legal or regulatory changes, so you can avoid issues before they happen.

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Mergers and acquisitions are increasingly common in an ever-changing business culture. These transactions often involve a significant amount of money and can determine the future success of an enterprise. Whether your company is undertaking a merger, the combining of two or more companies to form a larger organization, or an acquisition, experienced legal representation is essential.

The business attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC have decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions. We fully comprehend the importance of these undertakings and provide you and your business with aggressive representation in every aspect of a merger or acquisition, including:

  • Evaluating purchase and sale proposals
  • Drafting and negotiating letters of intent or memoranda of understanding
  • Structuring and negotiating components of the transaction and preparing related documents
  • Implementing minority shareholder strategies

Our business law attorneys stand ready to assist you in all areas of business law. Contact us at (585) 492-4700 or info@tullylegal.com to schedule an initial consultation.

Whether you’re starting a new business or revamping an existing one, choosing the right legal structure for your company is essential.

Options for creating business entities include:

  • Sole proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Corporations

At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our experienced business attorneys can review your business plans and offer options best suited to your enterprise. We’re committed to the success of your business, and we’re ready to work with you on choosing and implementing a business structure that works for you. Contact us at (585) 492-4700 or info@tullylegal.com to schedule an initial consultation.

You’ve worked hard to build your business, so you know the importance of leaving it in good hands. At Tully Rinckey PLLC, we realize that this is a unique area of legal practice, one that requires thoughtful planning and discussion to ensure that you protect your legacy.

Our experienced estate planning and corporate lawyers can help you determine the best plan of succession for your business, whether this means selling the business, leaving it to family members, or choosing another option. Whatever option you choose, we can help you manage your succession plan in a way that results in a reduced tax burden while also protecting family relationships.

The attorneys at Tully Rinckey respect your desire to protect your business even when you are no longer able to operate it yourself. Contact us today at (585) 492-4700 or info@tullylegal.com to schedule a consultation.

A global economy doesn’t necessarily make transacting international business any easier. If your company currently does business overseas or across the border of another country, or is contemplating doing so, you need legal representation that understands how international transactions and litigation are properly conducted.

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Contracts and agreements are the cornerstone of any business. Unfortunately, poorly constructed ones can create significant conflicts that take time and money to resolve. The attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are committed to the success of your business and stand ready to provide counsel and representation in any of these areas:

  • Strategic alliance and joint venture agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Sales agency agreements
  • Domestic and international contracts
  • Commercial issues and documents

We help you draft iron-clad contracts and agreements that protect you from disputes before they arise. When disputes do occur, we represent you aggressively, seeking the optimal outcome for your business.

A new business is a major investment of time and money. That’s why it’s important to have policies and processes in place that ensure business success. These policies and procedures are called “corporate governance” and direct both the day-to-day operations of your business, as well as helping you to achieve your long-term business goals.

At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our attorneys have decades of experience in corporate governance and compliance matters. Whether you’re operating as a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or a for-profit or not-for-profit corporation, we can help your company develop the structure it needs.

Businesses have life cycles. They begin, grow, and expand, and sometimes owners realize that it’s time for their business to cease operations. This process, called dissolution, can be complex and involves selling off assets, paying creditors, and distributing remaining cash to the company’s owners.

At Tully Rinckey PLLC, we’re committed to providing you with the knowledgeable counsel you need to close your business. Our business law attorneys ensure that the dissolution of your business happens quickly, efficiently, and with minimal risk of legal complications or tax liabilities. We offer proven advice and representation critical to closing your business, so that you can move on to a new venture or enter retirement.

Business tax law can be incredibly complex, and ignorance is no excuse when facing an inquiry or audit from federal, state, or local tax agencies. At the same time, businesses are often at an advantage when it comes to tax issues, and good decision-making can make a huge difference in your company’s bottom line.

The experienced attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are available to assist you and your business with every aspect of tax planning. We can ensure that your company is structured in a way that creates tax savings while also allowing your business to grow and expand. We also provide aggressive representation when dealing with tax authorities in audits.

Agreements are necessary at nearly every stage of every type of business. To protect your company, your employees, and yourself, consider working with an experienced attorney who can help you navigate the many variables of contract law. Doing this helps you to avoid disputes and focus on what really matters: growing your business.

The experienced attorneys at Tully Rinckey PPLC take the time to get to know you and your company. We then make recommendations based on your company’s goals, needs, and circumstances. In addition, our attorneys can help you manage compliance issues, the development of company policies, and conduct reviews and investigations.

Business disputes can lead to claims of defamation, breach of contract, misrepresentation, or fraud. The attorneys at Tully Rinckey understand that these types of issues can arise and are well versed in evaluating, litigating and resolving business disputes with the goal of achieving best possible outcome for the client.

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WHY CHOOSE US TO REPRESENT YOU

When you choose Tully Rinckey PLLC, you aren’t just assigned an attorney. Your legal matter will be cared for by our entire legal team and support staff. With offices throughout the country, coast to coast, we make sure you receive legal counsel and representation you can trust. A number of the partners in our firm have earned the highest possible ratings for their exceptional legal ability and high ethical standards, including the AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and top ratings from Avvo, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers.

Commitment to Our Clients


Our team-oriented philosophy encourages open and ongoing communication with every attorney, paralegal, and other support staff working with each client ensures we understand their goals. Our commitment to you means meeting your objectives, working attentively and persistently toward your success, and efficiently adjusting to your changing needs.

Commitment to Quality


At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our commitment to quality never ends. We listen to your legal concerns, counsel you on your legal issues and represent you in legal proceedings. Our already knowledgeable attorneys are continually learning more, developing their resources and honing their skills. We make ourselves accessible to you at every turn, committing to be your long-term legal partner.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility


At Tully Rinckey, we work relentlessly to ensure our ethical standards and level of professionalism surpass what is expected of us by our clients and the court. Our high ethical principles call us to treat clients with respect, offer affordability to members of the communities we serve, and provide composed and dignified representation.

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About Our Law Office in Rochester, NY

The highly acclaimed attorneys at the Rochester office of Tully Rinckey PLLC offer affordable legal services, including dental law, elder law, municipal law, and outsourced general counsel. The Greater Rochester Area office of Tully Rinckey PLLC opened in 2013. We serve individuals, families, and companies of all sizes in the Greater Rochester area and within the New York State Finger Lakes region. We provide services in a broad range of legal areas, including appellate law, business law, international business cross-border law, and litigation. We also offer a host of other legal services, including business consulting, estate planning, and security clearance representation.

To schedule a consultation at our Rochester office, call 5854924700 or email info@tullylegal.com.

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