Dysart Taylor helps businesses of all sizes reach their goals. As a small business ourselves, we have an in-depth knowledge of the issues family-owned and privately held businesses face on a day-to-day basis. We advise on governance and regulatory issues, provide general counsel, coordinate employee matters and disputes, and provide necessary counsel to prevent unwanted litigation, and defend claims when and if problems arise.

Our team is experienced in assisting with the formation of all types of corporate entities, including partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. We are well-versed in the business and tax implications that must be considered when selecting the appropriate form of business entity. We have substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions and successfully represent both buyers and sellers in corporate transactions ranging from asset and stock purchases to tax-free reorganizations, recapitalizations and mergers.

Business Litigation

    Dysart Taylor’s attorneys help family and private businesses solve legal disputes. Our attorneys counsel clients on corporate governance and financial disclosure matters, director and officer liability, fiduciary obligations, succession planning, restrictive covenant agreements and disputes, corporate partnerships and strategic alliances.


    Dysart Taylor’s attorneys advise businesses in every aspect of corporate business practice. Our experienced attorneys counsel clients in mergers & acquisitions, succession plans, and the purchase or sale of business interests to third parties. In addition, our team is fully equipped to advise clients on corporate management and operations matters, including negotiating and preparing all forms of business agreements, partnership agreements, licensing agreements, operating agreements, shareholder agreements and other types of business contracts.

Estate Planning, Probate & Wealth Preservation

    Dysart Taylor’s Estate Planning & Probate Group strives to assist family-owned and privately held business clients in the transfer of assets to their desired beneficiaries with the least amount of tax and administration costs. Our legal services range from simple estate plans, designed to protect and maintain an estate for children and minors due to an unexpected and untimely death of a parent or parents, to highly sophisticated tax planning techniques, including business succession solutions.

Employment Law

    Dysart Taylor’s employment attorneys help family-owned and privately held businesses navigate complex workplace laws and regulations. Our employment law services include employment litigation, advice and training, drafting of employment agreements, policy and handbook advice, and third-party investigations and audits.

Intellectual Property

    Dysart Taylor’s intellectual property group handles all aspects of intellectual property matters. We have extensive experience helping businesses protect their creative works, prosecute and defend infringement litigation, and file trademark and copyright applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office.


OSHA Updates Guidance on Workplace COVID-19 Protections

August 23, 2021 By Anne E. Baggott The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently updated its guidance for employers to address COVID-19 at work. The updated guidance, dated August 13, 2021, aligns with the revised July 27 guidelines from the...

More Employers Willing to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination

August 13, 2021 By Anne E. Baggott More employers are starting to mandate vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The majority of employers still are only encouraging or incentivizing vaccination, but the trend may be changing. The surge in COVID-19...



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