Business Law

For decades, businesses throughout Georgia have counted on Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles as their attorneys for business litigation. Our business attorneys regularly serve as local counsel for large businesses throughout the country. We partner with start-up and emerging businesses as well as established and mature companies in planning and protecting the success of the company.

Commercial Law Experience

Our firm has enjoyed long-term relationships with businesses like Tyson Foods, Fieldale Farms, and Georgia Power Company.  Apart of legal represenation, we serve as Outside General Counsel for businesses; we do so currently with corporations such as Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation and Kubota Industrial Equipment Corporation.

Our firm has helped hundreds of new entrepreneurs establish their companies throughout Northeast Georgia, advising them on their options of legal status (partnership, limited liability company, S or C corporation) and about relations with landlords, investors, lenders, partners, suppliers, employees and customers.

Business Law Services

Relying on the different specialties of our attorneys, we assist clients with real estate purchases, financing, employment concerns, insurance, trademarks and copyrights through licensing and other contractual agreements. In addition, we are well-versed in the key governmental and tax requirements, financial systems for payroll, workers compensation insurance, or other requirements of the law that dramatically impact business success.

We advise clients on:

  • Their choice of business entity
  • Capital formation and equity structures
  • Borrowing arrangements
  • Governance and management structures
  • Executive compensation and equity incentive arrangements
  • Mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations


We assist clients with:

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