Altoona Business Lawyers

Compare 91 top rated Iowa attorneys serving Altoona.
Tyler Smith
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Altoona, IA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(515) 212-4000 809 8th St. SW, Suite F
Altoona, IA 50009
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
Brennan R Block
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 242-2441 666 Grand Avenue Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural and Real Estate
Creighton University School of Law
I represent businesses and their owners in a variety of different spaces, ranging from agriculture, construction and real estate development all the way to emerging technology, venture capital and financial services. The diversity of the clients I work for and the issues they present me with make me well-equipped to provide you practical legal advice on all matters pertaining to your business.

My specific expertise is in structuring, negotiating and documenting merger and acquisition (“M&A”) transactions. In the past few years, I’ve served as lead or associate counsel on a variety of M&A transactions, ranging in value from $5,000 to over...
Colin L Hendricks
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(515) 242-2425 666 Grande Ave
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law
My practice primarily deals with estate planning, tax, and corporate formation/governance, though my law firm can help with almost any business need you may have.

I typically deal with individuals, families, and small business owners to (a) protect and arrange themselves during life, (b) provide guidance to loved ones upon their passing, especially for minor children, and (c) transition businesses and wealth from one generation to the next in an organized and tax-efficient manner.

Originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa (north central Iowa), my practice takes me all across the state of Iowa. I'm proud that my family has been providing...
Brandon Cole
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(515) 242-2436 666 Grand Avenue
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Free ConsultationBusiness and Securities
University of Iowa College of Law
I am an attorney at the BrownWinick law firm in Des Moines, Iowa. I practice primarily in the area of business and corporate law. I routinely assist clients with entity formation (including LLCs and corporations), contract drafting and negotiation, and raising capital.

I received my J.D., with distinction, and M.B.A., with distinction, from the University of Iowa.
Todd Elverson
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(515) 243-1914 700 2nd Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Drake University Law School
Jonathan Kramer
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(515) 288-6041 699 Walnut Street
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Antitrust, Collections and Tax
George Anthony LaMarca
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 225-2600 1820 NW 118th St #200
Des Moines, IA 50325
Business and Personal Injury
Drake University
George A. LaMarca's practice includes Personal Injury Law, Business Litigation, and Professional Malpractice. He has handled some of Iowa's largest personal injury cases and some of the state's most complex business litigation cases. He is board certified in civil trials by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He is also board certified in medical malpractice litigation by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is a member of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. Mr. LaMarca was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year" in the Des Moines metropolitan area....
Jesse Michael Marzen
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(515) 259-7776 5550 Wild Rose Lane
Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Divorce, Family and Tax
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
We do the heavy lifting so our clients don't have to in Family Law, Commercial Collections, and Tax Law cases.
Shayla L. McCormally
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(515) 218-9878 4508 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
Shayla McCormally is a problem solver. Whether it's helping clients navigate difficult family issues, untangle tax problems, or recover after being injured, Shayla devotes herself to creating the best possible solutions for her clients. She knows the issues her clients are facing are stressful and confusing. She offers solutions and reaches outstanding results for clients
Charles Hendricks
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(515) 222-9900 1454 30th
Suite 202
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Samuel Kreamer
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(515) 727-0900 7155 Lake Dr Ste 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Sam practices primarily in Estate Planning (including wills and trusts), probate law, succession planning and business law. In addition to being a lawyer, he is also a certified public accountant. Sam received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Southern California (U.S.C.) in 1978, and his Juris Doctorate at Drake University in 1981. Sam is licensed to practice law in all courts within Iowa, as well as the following Federal Courts: Northern and Southern District of Iowa, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Sam is a member of the...
David Hellstern
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(515) 244-3500 6601 Westown Parkway, Suite 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7733
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Probate
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 57 years experience
(515) 288-5000 604 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Agricultural, Construction and Elder
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 699-3287 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(515) 281-2354 666 Grand Ave
Ste 500
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Bankruptcy
University of Iowa College of Law
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 288-6041 317 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Ankeny, IA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(515) 964-1825 408 SW 3rd St
Ankeny, IA 50023
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Drake Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 699-3273 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 283-4608 666 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 699-3265 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
University of Iowa College of Law
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 699-3293 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 283-1000 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
George Washington University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(515) 447-4706 801 Grand Ave
Fl 33
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Duke University School of Law
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 280-4445 701 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Administrative and Antitrust
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(515) 274-8679 701 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Bankruptcy, Communications and IP
George Washington University, National Law Center
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(646) 784-0310 1111 9th Street, #230
Des Moines, IA 50314
Business and Bankruptcy
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Southern California Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 246-5558 317 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Real Estate
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 248-9000 801 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Antitrust, IP and Insurance Defense
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(515) 283-2050 505 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 699-3275 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 288-2500 666 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Real Estate
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 288-0145 699 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Insurance Defense, Legal Malpractice and Products Liability
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 63 years experience
(515) 288-2910 1300 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Estate Planning
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 246-7893 666 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Arbitration & Mediation
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(515) 284-0928 4685 Merle Hay Rd
Ste 105
Des Moines, IA 50322
Business, Appeals, Criminal and Divorce
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 557-6321 800 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Real Estate
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 288-2500 666 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business and Real Estate
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 283-3100 700 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 283-3100 700 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Health Care and Legal Malpractice
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(515) 243-1914 100 Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Elder
Drake University Law School
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.

Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.


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Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.