Business and Commercial Transactions

Sound Legal Counsel To Ensure The Smooth Transaction Of Business

At McMichael, Medlin, D'Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue, LLC, we represent businesses and business owners, banks, health care companies and providers, and the oil and gas industry in and around Shreveport. Our goal is to help businesses and business owners reach their goals with the proper formation of new businesses, drafting of clear and comprehensive contracts, and the smooth, efficient processing of business transactions.

Entity Planning/Formation

The first step to business success is the proper formation of your new business. Attorneys Deryl Medlin, Lang Wedgeworth, and Norman Lafargue work closely with clients to ensure that the business entity they choose aligns with the risks they are willing to accept, and the financial and tax benefits they hope to achieve, along with the degree of control they want to exert. Whether a partnership or LLP, a corporation or an LLC, we can help you with every aspect of starting your new business, including:

  • Drafting organizational documents, articles of incorporation, articles of organization and articles of partnership
  • Purchasing or transferring property
  • Drafting employment contracts
  • Purchase and sale of a business
  • Purchase and sale of commercial real estate
  • Business financing

Banking And Business Transactions

Attorneys Lang Wedgeworth and Norman Lafargue represent banks and businesses. Their many transactional legal services include:

  • Commercial loan transactions and closings
  • Preparation and review of loan documents and security instruments
  • Business transactional work
  • Mergers, acquisitions, sale of business entities and sale of business assets
  • Louisiana oil and gas transactions, assignments, transfers, sales and leasing
  • Oil and gas title work

Business Bankruptcy And Commercial Collections

Attorney Norman Lafargue represents business creditors and banks in bankruptcy court proceedings regarding relief from automatic stay, adequate protection and dischargeability issues. For select cases, attorney Lafargue can advise on involuntary bankruptcy when a Section 303 petition would protect a creditor’s interests.

Speak With a Lawyer About Your Business Today

Every attorney at our firm provides much-needed service for business owners. We invite you to call our office for a prompt response at 318-221-1004 or contact us by email.