Mann Legal Services, LLC

Areas of law practice concentration include:

  • Business startups - advising clients on the choice of business structure; setting up their corporation, partnership, LLC, or other form of business entity; advising them on the other tax and regulatory matters to help get started in business
  • Business financing - advising clients on their legal rights and obligations under commercial loans, lines of credit, asset based lending, government backed loans, equipment leases, mortgages; reviewing and negotiating loan agreements; advising on the legal details of loan compliance
  • Business mergers, acquisitions, and sales - advising clients on legal issues; preparing term sheets, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, and final definitive contracts; conducting due diligence review
  • Real estate - advising businesses on real estate leases, purchases, and sales; assisting with governmental and EPA review and compliance; handling appropriate real estate tax valuation redeterminations
  • Business-side human resources - drafting employee handbooks, employment agreements, and independent contractor agreements; advising on employee matters involving OSHA, workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, reductions in force plans, and employee complaint investigations; assisting with benefit, pension, and 401K plans
  • Tax planning - advising on federal, Ohio, and local tax issues in the areas of income tax, Ohio Commercial Activity Tax, fuel tax, and sales and use taxes
  • Business succession planning - advising on business law and tax issues relating to transfer of businesses to the “next generation” or to minority owners; preparing buy-sell agreements, rights of first refusal agreements, management agreements, close corporation agreements, partnership agreements, and LLC member agreements
  • Estate and legacy planning - advising clients on the legal and tax issues relating to transfer of wealth to the “next generation” or charities; preparing wills, trusts, and powers of attorney

Mann Legal Services, LLC respects the potential complexity of certain personal or specialized legal matters beyond these areas of concentration and gladly will refer clients to counsel with concentrations in such other areas as the need arises.