Business and Employment Lawyers
Flagstaff Attorneys for Business Owners and Employers
As the top person in your company, you value a
responsive working relationship with business and employment attorneys who understand
your goals and challenges.
and Howard Brown provide ongoing
general representation for a broad spectrum of businesses and
professional practices. Paul Brinkmann has successfully coordinated
numerous high-worth transfers of land and business assets between
owners, developers, investors, and corporate entities, and he is
well-prepared to find creative and effective solutions for clients and
businesses, large and small, throughout Arizona. Our firm represents
numerous Arizona businesses, including hotels, restaurants, automobile
dealerships, commercial and residential landlords, and non-profit
In addition, our
offer extensive experience in resolving complex business
can assist you in
establishing your Arizona business and in creating and properly documenting the form of legal entity –
corporation, LLC, partnership, etc. – that will best support your tax
and liability protection objectives. Paul Brinkmann has considerable
expertise in guiding clients through various buy-sell transactions
relating to businesses, assets, corporate stock and limited liability
company (LLC) membership interests, including interpretation of
applicable regulations and compliance with corporate and LLC governing
documents and Arizona laws.
assists business owners in complying with complex employment-related federal, state and tribal employment laws, including
the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title
VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Arizona Employment Protection Act, and
tribal preference laws. He also helps employers prepare and implement
vital employment-related documents, including employment
contracts, restrictive covenants, position descriptions, and personnel
policies and handbooks.
Workplace Investigations and Hearings
employer receives allegations of workplace misconduct or complaints of
poor performance, it is often helpful for the employer to retain an
independent third party to investigate the allegations or complaints.
Howard Brown is experienced in conducting investigations, preparing
reports and making recommendations for addressing a variety of issues.
Also, in conjunction with the firm's arbitration
practice, Shorall McGoldrick Brinkmann
can provide hearing officers to conduct hearings and issue decisions.
Complying with and responding to the complex variety of
federal and state requirements can be a major distraction for a business
of any size. Our attorneys can represent your company in resolving
conflicts, whether informally or in administrative proceedings, with the
a wide variety of federal and state regulatory agencies, including the:
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
Arizona Department of
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, and
Arizona Registrar of Contractors.
Phoenix and Flagstaff Business, Employment and Real Estate Lawyers
Entrepreneurs and owners of family businesses are
likely to encounter legal issues on a broad front, ranging from entity
formation and business transactions to employee headaches, government
regulation and commercial litigation. You can count on
the business attorneys at Shorall McGoldrick Brinkmann as your trusted "go
to" legal resources.
Paul Brinkmann offers small business owners years of
proven experience in a wide variety of business law
services on behalf of Arizona businesses include a
strong emphasis on avoiding and resolving employment law
Woodward's practice focuses on
estate planning and corporate transactions, from
formation and maintenance to succession planning and
resolving employment matters.