Corporate & Transactional Law

Helping businesses of all sizes succeed.

Running a business means dealing with complex legal obligations, even if it’s just paperwork. Things can become more complex when disputes or financial issues arise. Business owners may have questions about employment, financial challenges, technology roadblocks, or startup hurdles. Our corporate attorneys at PBY&A offer expert guidance. Our team brings vast legal knowledge and experience to our practice. We help clients address a wide variety of concerns with our corporate and transactional services.


At our firm, we understand the importance of securing funding for businesses. That’s why our Asset-Based Finance team provides clients with tailored lending solutions that are anchored on the use of their assets as collateral. We work closely with clients to understand their unique needs and provide them with funding options that meet their specific circumstances.

PBY&A helps business owners stay on top of employer requirements when offering benefits such as retirement and insurance to employees, helping to ensure they stay compliant.

When it comes to seeking funding through traditional and alternative lending options, our Commercial Lending team is here to guide you. We collaborate with clients to understand the different types of financing and structure deals available that meet their specific needs. Our attorneys have deep experience in negotiating and structuring lending transactions that we can leverage to help our to clients achieve their desired results.

Corporate finance can be a complex and challenging field, but our Corporate Finance team is here to provide clients with counsel on a wide range of corporate finance matters, including securities offerings, private debt, and mergers and acquisitions. Our team has extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment and can provide practical, effective and targeted advice to help clients identify and meet their financing needs.

Ensuring businesses are structured and controlled properly is vital. Our attorneys work with businesses to deal with issues regarding the board of directors or other organizational leaders and governing systems.

Protecting a client’s online presence and intellectual property is our top priority in the Domain Names practice area. We provide legal guidance on domain name disputes and registration, helping clients navigate the legal landscape of the internet. With our attorneys’ deep background in handling domain name disputes, clients can trust that their online brand is in good hands.

E-commerce is a rapidly growing industry and our E-Commerce team is dedicated to helping clients succeed in the digital marketplace by providing expert legal counsel on a wide range of e-commerce matters. Our knowledgeable attorneys aid clients in the e-commerce industry and can provide guidance on online contract formation, consumer protection, and data privacy.

Starting and scaling a company can be a challenging process, but our Emerging Companies team is dedicated to helping new and growing businesses navigate the myriad legal challenges presented. We work diligently with clients to understand their unique needs and provide practical and effective advice on a wide range of legal issues.

Our attorneys provides clients with practical and effective advice on a wide range of employment-related issues, including negotiating employment agreements, executive compensation, incentive plans and negotiating and enforcing (or defending) covenants including, but not limited to non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. We also work with a number of other law firms and lawyers to provide counsel on matters such as discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour compliance.

Starting or expanding a franchise or distributorship business can be complex, but our Franchise and Distributorships team is here to provide clients with comprehensive legal services. Our team of attorneys have years of exposure in franchising and distribution law and can provide counsel on matters such as franchise agreements, franchise regulations, and distribution agreements.

Certain business assets may need protection through copyright or trademark registration. PBY&A offers guidance in these matters so everything is handled in accordance with the law.

The internet has dramatically altered how businesses operate, and there are many important legal considerations for online transactions. We help business clients understand complexities and implement the most effective internet strategies.

With a focus on IT and outsourcing agreements, our team of expert attorneys provides top-notch legal counsel to clients in the technology industry. Years of experience in technology law allows us to offer guidance on a wide range of matters, from software development and licensing to data privacy.

Our Japanese Law practice group offers comprehensive legal services to clients with interests in Japan. Our attorneys have extensive experience navigating the complexities of Japanese law and culture. We strive to provide tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each client.

When it comes to licensing matters, including intellectual property and software, our attorneys have a wealth of experience and provide practical, effective advice to help clients navigate the legal landscape.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) practice group provides clients with comprehensive legal services when it comes to buying, selling, or merging businesses. Our experienced and well-informed attorneys can effectively provide guidance and support throughout the entire M&A process, from initial due diligence and contract negotiation to final closing.  We can also assist with identifying potential legal issues and risks, negotiating favorable terms, and ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.  Whether it is a transaction in excess of $300,000,000 or under $1,000,000, our team has extensive knowledge and experience to navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of M&A transactions and help companies achieve their growth and expansion goals while minimizing the risk of costly legal disputes.

Our team of lawyers excel in counseling both private equity clients and companies seeking investment from private equity funds on matters such as fund formation and investment by or sales to private equity funds. Our attorneys leverage their experience to provide practical and effective advice to assist clients in successfully achieving their objectives.

Our team of attorneys specializes in private securities offerings, providing comprehensive guidance to clients throughout the entire process. With a deep understanding of regulatory compliance, our attorneys help to ensure successful and compliant transactions. We have experience in all stages of our clients’ business life cycles, including pre-seed, seed, Series A and more senior rounds of financing, and with all types of securities SAFEs and Convertible Notes to common and preferred securities. Trust us to deliver effective and efficient legal solutions for your private securities needs.

Our Software practice area provides clients with expert counsel on a wide range of software matters, including software development, licensing, and maintenance agreements. We work to effectively ensure that clients understand the legal landscape and structure deals that meet their specific needs.

Starting or scaling a company can be challenging, but our Startup Companies practice area is here to help. Our attorneys provide comprehensive legal services and counsel on all stages of a business, from formation to exit, and everything in between, including fundraising, IP protection, employment, incentive compensation, leases, and other contracts.

Expert counsel on technology and emerging growth matters is the focus of our Technology and Emerging Growth Companies practice area. Our team can provide assistance with every stage of your business’s life cycle, from corporate formation, fundraising, and IP protection, to contracts, employment matters, and, ultimately, exits.

For guidance on technology transfer matters, such as licensing and collaboration agreements, our firm provides comprehensive legal services, ensuring a smooth and successful transfer of technology. Our team of experienced attorneys offers personalized solutions to protect your intellectual property and secure your technology transfer agreements through a complex legal landscape.

Our Telecommunications practice area provides clients with expert counsel on a wide range of telecommunications matters, including regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, network deployment, and spectrum management.

Venture capital firms, startups, and emerging growth companies turn to our Venture Capital practice area for expert counsel on raising capital and navigating complex legal matters. We provide guidance for structuring, negotiating, and closing venture capital transactions and help clients achieve their goals, from fundraising to exits.


PBY&A is your trusted law firm, delivering big-firm results with boutique-level attention. Whatever business issue you’re facing, we can help you reach a resolution that works for you.

The PBY&A team is ready to help you. Reach out today to get started.