Practice Areas

Corporate, Business Formation & Operations

Starting a business takes more than just a million-dollar idea. Forming and structuring operations requires a keen understanding of all parties involved – from shareholders to employees.

Carlsmith Ball represents businesses of all sizes, including sole proprietorships, growing businesses and corporations looking to expand into Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. We guide entrepreneurs through the process of registering a business, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and provide counsel on licensing, tax planning and employment law.

Our attorneys advise clients with:

  • Choice of entity
  • Business structuring
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Employment
  • Licensing
  • Foreign entities with U.S. operations