Practice Areas

Business & Corporate Law

Our lawyers have served as in-house counsel for Fortune 50 companies and as general counsel for music industry icons, and can tailor strategic legal and business planning for all types of businesses, including new media & technologies startups, and entrepreneurs, business entity formation, management & structures.

In detail…

Shrum Disney & Associates counsels all types of businesses, including privately-held and public corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profits, and other forms of organizations. Our clients include entertainment entities, entrepreneurs, start-up companies, manufacturers, retailers, service industries, and family businesses in almost every sector of the economy.  We offer counseling services in the following areas:

  • Corporate Formation and Governance of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited, General and Family Partnerships, Professional Associations and Joint Ventures
  • Choice of Business Entity
  • Business Plan Development, Review, and Counsel
  • Operating Agreements/By-Laws and Partnership Agreements
  • Agreements Governing Stockholder Relationships, Stock Options, and Voting Trusts, including mergers and acquisitions and stock/membership interest purchases and transfers
  • Corporate Record-Keeping and Licensure Compliance
  • Regulatory Filings for Business Entities, UCC Security Interests, Trademarks and Copyright
  • Risk Management Advice and Recommendations
  • Operational Policies and Procedures Compliance Development, Review, and Counsel
  • Business Contracts (drafting, negotiation, and review)
  • Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Commercial Lease Review and Negotiation
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements.

Our senior lawyers have served as advisors, board members and general counsel for:

  • The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame;
  • Christian Music Publishers Association;
  • Nashville Chamber Orchestra;
  • Save the Music Foundation.

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