Business & Corporate Law


The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris is here to ensure that your business has the strong legal foundation that it needs to thrive.  The first step in almost every commercial venture is the formation of a business entity.  We assist with entity selection and formation; draft, review, and negotiate commercial documents and contracts, and provide counsel relating to your leasing and employment matters.  Whether you need to review and negotiate contracts handed to you or draft completely fresh agreements, the Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris is here to assist with your transaction-specific needs.

Business Formation

  • Entity selection and formation
  • Assistance with filing Articles of Incorporation
  • Drafting Operating Agreements, Bylaws, and other Partnership Agreements
  • Drafting corporate maintenance and governance legal documents 

Compliance and Corporate Governance

  • Corporate governance advice
  • Employment Law Compliance
  • Privacy and Data Security Compliance
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements and strategies for protecting trade secrets

Corporate Services

  • Corporate contracts
  • Business Succession and Corporate Restructuring 
  • Employer / Employee relationships
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial and Industrial Leasing


  • Drafting and negotiating commercial leases
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Assistance with recording assignments and transfers
  • Website Terms of Use, User Agreements, and privacy compliance