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Business partnerships can work exceptionally well when both people are equally vested in the company’s future. Over time, however, their vesting can fade for one reason or another. What happens if one partner wants to sell or exit, and the other doesn’t? It’s crucial to take proactive steps to limit legal disputes if such a […]

Business succession planning is a crucial part of owning a business, especially if you want your business to outlive you and benefit future generations. However, business succession planning can be complex and is typically best done with the help of an experienced business succession attorney. Many legal issues factor into planning for the future of […]

Biggest Business Contract Term Pitfalls to Avoid

If you’ve been doing business long enough, contracts may start to feel routine and mundane. They may be just another part of going through the motions and checking off the boxes on your day-to-day business task list. However, treating them as such can lead to some serious pitfalls that come back to haunt you and […]

If you own your business, you’re probably used to doing many projects by yourself. While this can save time and money, not everything should be a DIY endeavor, including contracts. The success and well-being of your company depend upon the strength of its contracts. Since contracts can be very complex and must take into account […]

ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell recently awarded attorney Aaron Atkinson of Denver’s Hackstaff Snow Atkinson and Griess the 2022 Top Rated Lawyer distinction in Appellate Law. The most recent award is amongst many others Atkinson has earned in past years, including the honorable distinction of 2021 AV Preeminent, also through Martindale Hubbell.  Atkinson’s award will be […]

The prospect of purchasing a business is an exciting one, filled with many potential opportunities. However, it’s crucial not to get so caught up in the excitement and possibilities that you gloss over asking the right questions you need to make the best decision. Everyone should be asking for the financials including the company’s, and […]

Business sales don’t just happen overnight. They typically require months of planning and preparation. Even if you don’t have to negotiate a price, the logistics of selling an organization can sometimes be quite burdensome and time-consuming. Having your deal fall apart right before closing is devastating, to say the very least. Months of hard work […]

Partner J. Aaron Atkinson Travels to Rebuilding Together Training Institute

At Hackstaff Snow Atkinson & Griess, we take pride in serving the underserved in our communities. Since our inception, we’ve held tight to our belief that community service and giving back are just as important to us as any other endeavor. Our partners and associates are involved in a variety of charity and community events […]

Mergers and acquisitions are among the most complicated endeavors your business may be involved in. There are many reasons for this, including that you must determine the right deal structure and purchase agreement terms. The right structure and terms for your company will depend on your goals, how your company is structured, and how you want to manage […]

Mergers and acquisitions are a complex area of business and business law. As such, due diligence is of utmost importance in these transactions. Inadvertent or simple mistakes, issues, or miscommunications during the M&A process could make the entire sale go bad. You can help avoid this in your company’s M&A by preparing for due diligence and enlisting the […]