General Counsel Services

Padfield & Stout, LLP provides general counsel services to clients throughout the country and internationally in a variety of industries.  Our attorneys work closely with our clients to obtain an in-depth understanding of the business and its operations, values, and objectives, so that the firm can provide efficient and effective counsel and services.  As general counsel, the firm works alongside the clients to address and resolve business problems with legal implications and utilizes resources throughout the firm and beyond to ensure that our clients receive effective, high quality legal services in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Clients for which the firm serves as outside general counsel serve a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, consumer products, distribution, wholesale, construction, and automotive, among others.  Our services for these clients include:

  • General business and day-to-day compliance and operations
  • Entity formation
  • Corporate governance including board and shareholder resolutions, meetings, and consents
  • General contract drafting, review, and negotiations
  • Management and retention of specialized outside counsel
  • Intellectual property licensing, protection, and disputes
  • Employee benefits and human resources
  • Mergers and acquisitions support and implementation
  • Risk management
  • Compliance
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

General Counsel Services Specialists