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Business Law

At Coen Wexler and Wentz, we represent individuals and business entities in all stages of operation. Whether you are an entrepreneur seeking advice about the appropriate business form under which to operate your start-up company, or your company has been in operation for years, we can help. Our attorneys regularly assist businesses of various sizes and at various stages of growth.

We have experience in both transactional matters and litigation. We can help you by reviewing contracts and keeping you informed about ever-changing regulation. We represent businesses at administrative hearings on matters ranging from licensing to disciplinary actions. If you become a party to such matters, either civil or commercial lawsuits involving business disputes, breach of contract, employment issues, contract disputes, or technology matters, we can work with you to resolve your situation.

We also provide advice and guidance on succession planning so that your business will continue to grow as it passes to the next generation of leadership.

Our firm meets our clients' needs in the most efficient manner as possible. In these uncertain times, individuals and organizations need experienced, knowledgeable counsel to help them negotiate the rapidly changing demands of modern business. Our firm offers our clients an attorney/client partnership based on proven responsiveness, efficiency and open communication.

Our Business Law practice includes the following services:

    • Business Planning and Formation
    • Entrepreneurial Business Services
    • Choice of Business Entity
      • Sole Proprietorship
      • Partnership
      • Limited Liability Company
      • Limited Partnership
      • Corporation
      • Subchapter S Corporation
      • Non-profit Corporations

Business Acquisitions

      • Buy/Sell Agreements
      • Annual Meetings / Corporate Update
      • Sale or Acquisition of Businesses - Stock or Asset Sales
      • Mergers and Consolidations
      • Business Valuation - Review & Analysis
      • Liquor Licenses Transfers
      • Business Succession Planning
      • Corporate Dissolution

Transactions and Agreements

      • Contract Drafting, Review & Analysis
        • Sales contracts
        • Employment contracts / Independent Contractor
        • Construction contracts
        • Miscellaneous contracts, agreements and transactions
        • Non-compete Agreements/ Exclusivity Agreements
        • Confidentiality Agreements
      • Business Employee Handbooks
      • Franchise Agreements
      • Borrowing and Lending Services (Promissory Notes and Mortgages)
      • Commercial Leasing

To learn more, visit our Resources page.

If you have questions or would like more information on our services, please contact our office.


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Gregory C. Wentz attends Ohio Business Law Seminar

The Ohio State Bar Association held a continuing education seminar on Ohio Business Law on July 28, 2011.  Among the attendees, Gregory C. Wentz, Managing Partner of Coen Wexler and ...

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mapCoen, Wexler & Wentz
323 East Main Street
Lancaster, OH 43130
Telephone: 740-653-7825
Fax: 740-653-8073


The information contained in this publication is general and should not be applied to specific legal problems without first consulting your attorney. Actual resolution of legal issues depends upon many factors, including variations of facts and Federal and State laws. Ohio laws change daily as a result of legislation and court decisions. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice on specific subjects, but rather to provide insight into legal developments and issues that we feel could be useful.

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