Pennsylvania Business Lawyer

Creating, buying, operating, and selling any business requires knowledge of the laws and regulations that may be connected to each transaction, as well as experience with the various details that commonly arise throughout the completion of each process.

Attorney Nilson assists clients with each stage, from evaluating and solidifying the initial concepts, to formation and operations, through a final sale of all or any part of an operating business and its assets.


The Pennsylvania business law matters that Attorney Nilson works with include:

  • Evaluating and selecting the appropriate type of business entity and structure
  • Forming Pennsylvania corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, and general partnerships
  • Negotiating and completing the sale or purchase of an existing corporation, limited liability company, or partnership
  • Completing stock share certificate and membership interest transfers
  • New entity registration with the Pennsylvania Department of State
  • Obtaining certificates of good standing and tax clearance certificates
  • UCC-1 financing statement, federal tax lien, and state tax lien searches
  • Business name availability research and confirmation
  • Fictitious name registrations
  • Applying for the Pennsylvania sales tax license
  • Completing the Pennsylvania employer withholding tax, unemployment compensation, and workers’ compensation registration
  • Evaluating operations for internal and external compliance
  • Family business transfers to successive generations


Attorney Nilson also works with evaluating, negotiating, preparing, and amending the following business documents:

  • Non-compete and non-disclosure agreements
  • Employment offers and agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • License agreements for traditional and technology based rights
  • Binding and non-binding letters of intent
  • IRS Form 1023: Application for Recognition of Exemption under 501(c)(3)
  • UCC-1 Financing Statements
  • Corporate bylaws
  • Limited liability company operating agreements
  • Limited partnership and general partnership agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements between shareholders, members, and partners
  • Seller financing and security instruments for the purchase of an existing business