Business Organizations & Tax

WHP’s Business Organizations & Tax group provides strategic, functional business and tax planning services. Our proactive, results-driven approach is designed to serve the needs of our clients, ranging from large companies, to mid-size, family, and emerging companies, to small businesses and individuals.

With over 100 combined years of legal service, our experienced attorneys are skilled practitioners who have successfully counseled clients in many diverse industries and professions. Our professionals focus on the individual needs of each client, customizing their personal objectives to achieve specific, desired solutions. We offer comprehensive business and tax services, including the management and governance of business entities from creation to dissolution. We also offer counsel in business succession planning, management succession planning, commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, and all phases of lender relations. Additionally, our lawyers counsel on all matters that pertain to antitrust, banking, contracts, licensing agreements, franchising, and securities compliance.

Our attorneys are frequently called upon to share their expertise, and as such, teach business seminars, lecture for professional organizations, author business, tax, and real estate books and articles, serve on numerous boards of directors, counsel charitable organizations and government entities, and are rated by their peers in the National Attorney Ranking System as AV, the highest rating which can be awarded.

WHP’s business and tax counselors have been honored with numerous awards and are frequently featured in regional publications and on premiere professional lists, including Inside Business Magazine’s annual Leading Lawyer edition and Cleveland’s Power 100 List.

The security and success of your business is paramount. Let our team work with you to achieve your specific goals in a customized, cost-effective manner.