Corporate Lawyers in Dover, DE

Delaware has a long history of providing a favorable legal environment for businesses, making it a popular destination for companies looking to incorporate or expand their operations.

Schmittinger & Rodriguez is a highly experienced corporate law firm located in Dover, DE. They specialize in providing comprehensive advice and representation to clients throughout Delaware.

The corporate lawyers at Schmittinger & Rodriguez have extensive experience in a variety of legal areas, including transactional and litigation matters, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, intellectual property protection, securities regulation, taxation, and more.

Whether you’re starting a business or seeking legal guidance on how to navigate the changing legal landscape, you can trust Schmittinger & Rodriguez to provide you with the best advice and representation. Our experienced attorneys have the knowledge and skill needed to protect your interests. We understand the importance of having a clear understanding of corporate law from both a business and legal perspective so that you can make informed decisions for your business.

About Schmittinger & Rodriguez's Corporate Legal Services

Schmittinger & Rodriguez has been providing quality legal services to clients throughout Kent County, Delaware for over 60 years. Our attorneys have comprehensive experience in a variety of corporate law areas and are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals. We understand that each client’s situation is unique and tailor our approach to each situation accordingly. We prioritize open communication and are committed to providing the highest level of legal service.

What is Corporate Law?

Corporate law is the set of laws and regulations that govern the formation, operation, and dissolution of corporations. It covers a wide range of legal issues, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and taxation. Corporate law plays a crucial role in protecting the rights of shareholders and ensuring that businesses operate in a fair and transparent manner.

Corporate Law In Delaware

Delaware has a long-standing reputation for being a business-friendly state, with a legal framework that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation. This rich history places the onus on law firms and corporate lawyers to know how to best represent a corporation established under the laws of the state.

Some of the reasons why Delaware is considered a top destination for companies looking to incorporate or expand their operations include:

    1. Favorable Tax Laws: Delaware has some of the most business-friendly tax laws in the United States. There is no sales tax, and corporations are not required to pay state income tax on goods or services sold outside of Delaware.

    2. Flexible Corporate Laws: Delaware offers a flexible legal framework that allows corporations to customize their governance structure to meet their specific needs. This includes the ability to issue different classes of stock, adopt staggered boards, and limit shareholder voting rights.

    3. Experienced Judiciary: Delaware has a specialized court system that is dedicated to handling corporate law disputes. The Delaware Court of Chancery has a reputation for being experienced and knowledgeable in matters of corporate law, which can be invaluable for businesses navigating complex legal issues.

    4. Protection of Shareholder Rights: Delaware law provides strong protections for shareholder rights, including the ability to initiate lawsuits against corporate officers and directors for breach of fiduciary duty.

A corporate lawyer must not only be familiar with the general practice area of “corporate law” but also have the skill and experience in each of the practice areas under the larger umbrella.

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Our Areas of Corporate Practice

At Schmittinger & Rodriguez, our corporate lawyers provide comprehensive legal advice and representation in the following areas across many industries and types of transactions:

    • Transactional Matters

    • Litigation

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Corporate Structuring

    • Employment Law

    • Intellectual Property Protection

    • Securities Law

    • Tax Law

    • Contract Law

    • Private Equity

We understand the importance of having a clear understanding of corporate law from both a business and legal perspective so that you can make informed decisions for your business. At Schmittinger & Rodriguez we are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals by providing high-quality legal services with open communication at every stage.

Over the decades of corporate law practice in Delaware we have represented clients in:

    1. Corporate Formation: We assist clients with all aspects of corporate formation, including choosing the right legal entity, drafting bylaws and articles of incorporation, and registering with the state.

    2. Corporate Governance: We advise clients on matters of corporate governance, including board structure, director and officer liability, and compliance with state and federal regulations.

    3. Mergers and Acquisitions: We represent clients in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, negotiating and drafting transaction documents, and obtaining regulatory approvals.

    4. Securities Regulation: We provide guidance to clients on securities regulation, including compliance with federal and state securities laws, disclosure requirements, and insider trading.

GET Corporate Legal
Representation in Dover, DE

At Schmittinger & Rodriguez, our law firm has been representing corporations and helping them navigate the complex legal landscape of corporate law in Delaware for decades. Our team of experienced corporate lawyers has a deep understanding of the state’s laws and regulations, and we work closely with our clients to develop tailored legal solutions that meet their specific needs whether the matter involves employees, government agencies, issues of compensation, or any other related corporate matter.

If you need legal advice or representation for a corporate matter in Dover, DE, contact Schmittinger & Rodriguez today. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to helping you achieve success in your business endeavors. We provide comprehensive legal services and will work with you to develop an individualized strategy tailored to your specific needs. Contact us now to learn more about how our corporate lawyers can help you.

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What Our Clients Say

Brian Jenkins
Mr Catts went above and beyond to handle my complicated case. The level of professionalism is second to none. The staff and Mr. Catts were kind, courteous, and listened to my concerns with compassion. I would recomend this firm to anyone needing legal help. They earned my trust in am amazing way.
Linda Wilson
Mr Catts and his legal team went above and beyond for me. They never stopped pursuing all avenues to get the compensation that I deserved. The staff was courteous and showed compassion. I felt like they really cared about my injuries. I highly recommend their services to anyone
Tatiana Sida-Amor
I was recommended to this law office by my doctor after my car accident in the summer of 2021. I ended up working with Mr. Catts. I appreciate how forthcoming and hardworking he was about my case. The office is extremely professional to ensure that I got the best settlement that I could get. The open communication eased my mind and allowed me to handle things I needed to for myself. Definitely recommend them if you want lawyers that give you results.
Kathyjo Mays
I recommend them highly and have referred them to many of my friends and family. Very informative and def kept me up to date about my case. Schmittinger & Rodriguez def worked very hard for me.
Mary Zober
The staff is friendly and makes you feel comfortable. The firm worked on getting my settlement and kept me informed every step of the way.
Sharonda goode
Great experience! Doug Catts, Ryan and Ms. Kaye are awesome to work with. Very professional, friendly & knowledgeable. They are expensive. But get the job done & in a timely manner. I use Mr. Catts for all my legal needs.
Hot Box237
I will recommend this lawyer to any one, I feel like crying. He is kind, patient and a good listener. He solved your problem and at the end advice you. Thank you very much.
Cheryl Rowe
Doug is personable...assertive and he will get the job done!
Patsy Ware
Schmittinger and Rodriquez attorney Doug Catts is the best, I highly recommend him. As an attorney he is forthright, honest, transparent and sincere. Doug Catts and his staff are amazing.
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